Creator, Designer and Writer
In 1990 after completing his Illustration studies at Ringling School of Art and Design, located in Sarasota, Florida, Corley achieved his life-long goal of becoming a Disney animator. In the fall of that same year Corley was hired as an artist for Walt Disney Feature Animation, located at the Disney/ M.G.M Studios in Orlando, Florida.
Over his years at Disney, Rob has had a hand in creating such Disney classics as Rescuers Down Under, Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Aladdin, Pocahontas, Mulan, Lilo and Stitch and most recently, Brother Bear.
His animation responsibilities have also included various non-feature films such as John Henry, Trail Mix-Up, Prince and the Pauper and Off his Rockers as well as numerous projects for the animation services division of the feature animation dept.
Corley has also worked as a freelance animator and animation supervisor on several television commercials from Cocoa Pebbles to Froot Loops, Rice Krispies, and Little Debbies for San Marco Films, formerly Cornell/Abood, he has also worked with Curious Pictures located in New York as well as many of his own personal animation projects.
Corley now has teamed up with his friend and fellow artist Tom Bancroft to form an animation development/ illustration company Funnypages Productions. Through their publishing company Funnypages Press, Corley and Bancroft publish their own creator-owned comics as well as comics by other talented writers and artists.