Joe Ranft

Joseph Henry Ranft was an American screenwriter, animator, storyboard artist, director, voice actor and magician, who worked for Pixar Animation Studios and Disney at Walt Disney Animation Studios and Disney Television Animation. His younger brother Jerome Ranft is a sculptor who also worked on several Pixar films. He received an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay nomination as one of the writers of Toy Story, and was also the co-director on Cars, his final work.