Imagining The Grinch: Creating Concept Art for Film

An Interview with Yarrow Cheney

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Dec 20, 2018 · 1 min read
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Yarrow Cheney I grew up in southern California and have loved drawing and painting since childhood. I studied character animation at CalArts from 1992–95 before beginning my career as an animator on films like Cats Don’t Dance and The Iron Giant, then transitioned into production design.

I spent the last 10 years working for in Paris, production designing and then directing. I co-directed The Secret Life of Pets and just finished directing The Grinch.


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