Don Kim

Series Director
Pipeline Studios

Don Kim has been a professional animator since 1997 and is currently a series director at Pipeline Studios. He is an accomplished storyboard artist as well as an animator, and started his career at Disney Animation. Over his 24+ year career, Don has been an animation supervisor, series director, and storyboard artist for well-known television productions like Hotel Transylvania: The Series and The Backyardigans. Don currently teaches Body Mechanics, the second Core Character Animation Course at Animation Mentor.

Don’s Credits

Hotel Transylvania: The Series

Mulan II

The Little Mermaid 2: Return to the Sea

Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas


  • Saving Bikini Bottom : The Sandy Cheeks
  • Movie Animal Farm
  • Robots
  • Return to Never Land

Disney Video

  • Brother Bear 2
  • Tarzan II: The Legend Begins
  • Mulan II
  • Micky, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers
  • William Joyce’s Rolie Polie Olie: The Baby Bot Chase
  • The Little Mermaid 2: Return to the Sea
  • Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas
  • Pocahontas 2: Journey to a New World
  • Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas


  • D.N. Ace – Director
  • Hotel Transylvania: The Series
  • Fresh Beat Band of Spies
  • Lucky Duck – Director
  • Trucktown
  • Sidekick
  • The Adventures of Chuck and Friends – Director
  • The Backyardigans
  • Handy Mandy
  • Miss Spider’s Sunny Patch Kids
  • Pecola
  • The Santa Claus Brothers
  • Winnie the Pooh: A Valentine for You

Courses Taught By Don

Courses may vary from term to term.


12-Week Course

Learn to animate realistic bipedal movement.

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