Chuck Williams joined Digital Domain Media Group in 2010 after a 21-year career as a Disney animator. While at Disney, he worked on such films as The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, The Lion King, and Beauty and the Beast. He was executive producer of the 2003 animated feature Brother Bear, which fellow TEDxThePineSchool speaker Aaron Blaise directed. Williams is a creative producer/director and experienced storyteller with proficiency in story development, leading large teams, and multi-million dollar feature films. He is consistently successful in idea generation, story development, and getting projects greenlit to create original, multi-faceted, mass entertainment films. He works in close partnership with directors and other filmmakers to strategically position projects and produce them.