Anthony F. Stacchi is an American effects animator and film director. Stacchi graduated from California Institute of the Arts with a BFA in Film then went on to be an Animator and Commercial Director at San Francisco's Colossal Pictures and an effects animator at Industrial Light and Magic on Back to the Future, Hook, The Rocketeer and Ghost, and James and the Giant Peach. He was a storyboard artist for Antz, Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron and Curious George and was the head of story for ILM's aborted computer animated feature Frankenstien, and a short film, Work in Progress. He made his directorial debut as co-director of Sony Pictures Animation's first animated film Open Season. He co-directed the 3D stop-motion/CGI animated feature film The Boxtrolls, at Laika. It was released in 2014.
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