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Michael Paxton
Michael Paxton is an Oscar-nominated filmmaker with an M.F.A. in Film & TV Production from NYU. He’s made documentaries, and worked on narrative and animated films (The Pagemaster, Lion King 1 ½ and Stuart Little 2) for studios such as Fox, Walt Disney Feature Animation and Warner Bros. for more than 30 years. In addition to authoring books (Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life – The Companion Book and Classic Storybooks for the Walt Disney Company), he teaches film classes at the Art Institute of California – Hollywood.