Tom Bancroft is a Disney animator from the Long Beach, California area who is best known for his creation of the Mulan character, Mushu. He stayed with Disney for about thirteen years, working on approximately nine features until he left in 2000. He is mainly a character designer and animator for various companies, but Disney has been his main art-related job. He is currently working with fellow Disney alum and friend Rob Corley in the Funnypages Productions in Florida. He also has a brother, Tony Bancroft who also has a Disney animation history. He joined Big Idea during production of Esther... The Girl Who Became Queen.
List of works with VeggieTales
- Esther... The Girl Who Became Queen (Storyboard artist and animator)
- The Ultimate Silly Song Countdown (Director)
- LarryBoy and the Angry Eyebrows
- Leggo My Ego!
- Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie
- The Yodelnapper!
- The Good, the Bad, and the Eggly
- An Easter Carol
- Moe and the Big Exit
- Hogs and Kisses (Director)
- The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything
- Invasion of the Body Swappers! (Director)
- Tomato Sawyer and Huckleberry Larry's Big River Rescue
- Abe and the Amazing Promise
- Minnesota Cuke and the Search for Noah's Umbrella