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Bill FLETCHER

Animation director, Valve

Valve

Bill Fletcher has been an animator at Valve for 13 years, working on such projects as Half Life 2, HL2 episode 1, HL2 episode 2, SFM shorts and currently Dota 2.

He joined the company in 2000 at the beginning of Half life 2 to push the quality of animation in games. Bill helped develop the body and facial animation system that is now used for all of Valve’s games. After completing HL2 and episodes 1 and 2 as lead animator, he joined the SFM team to help in its development, producing shorts and trailers for Team Fortress 2, Portal 2, Dota 2 and Csgo.

Bill Fletcher has been an animator for over 24 years. Before Valve he had worked at ILM and Disney feature animation. Some of his film credits include the Mask, Casper, Hercules and Dinosaur.