BENSON SHUM enjoys creating and telling stories through illustration and animation. He has worked in the animation industry for seventeen years with various studios including, Sony Pictures Imageworks, DHX Media, Rainmaker, Atomic Cartoons, Bardel Entertainment and Sesame Workshop. Benson is also an Animator at the Walt Disney Feature Animation Studios, where he was a part of such films as Frozen, Big Hero 6, Zootopia and Moana. His inspiration comes from his love of children’s book illustrations, and observation of the little things in life. Benson‘s first children’s book Holly’s Day at the Pool will be published April 2017 with Disney-Hyperion. Originally from Vancouver, BC, Benson now resides in Burbank, California.
HOLLY’S DAY AT THE POOL
Walt Disney Animation Studios Artist Showcase
by Benson Shum (Disney-Hyperion, April 2017)