Director Richard Rich started in the mailroom at Walt Disney Studios and worked his way up the ladder, eventually becoming the youngest director of animation features in the history of the Disney Studios. During his rise in the Disney organization, Rich worked on over 15 animated motion pictures, including Pete's Dragon and The Rescuers. For Disney, Rich directed The Fox and The Hound which, in its original release, was the highest-grossing picture in Disney history at the time. He also directed the critically acclaimed The Black Cauldron.
Since starting his own animation studio, Rich has directed The Swan Princess, a classic fairy-tale animated motion picture.
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