Kroyer Films

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Kroyer Films, Inc.
Computer animation
FounderBill Kroyer and Susan Kroyer
Defunct1994 (general operations)
January 7, 2022 (dissolution)
HeadquartersHollywood, California, United States
ProductsAnimated feature films

Kroyer Films, Inc. was a pioneering animation studio formed in 1986 by animator Bill Kroyer and his wife Susan Kroyer and is one of the earliest studios to combine computer and hand-drawn animation.[1] Kroyer Films became dormant after 1994 and was ultimately dissolved on January 7, 2022.


Kroyer Films produced the Oscar-nominated short film Technological Threat and the 20th Century Fox feature film FernGully: The Last Rainforest.[2][3] It also produced the animation for the 1994 video game Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure.[4]


The Academy Film Archive preserved Technological Threat in 2013.[5]



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  1. ^ William Kroyer|Faculty Profile|Chapman University
  2. ^ "Bill Kroyer". Art of the Title. Archived from the original on April 5, 2024.
  3. ^ Tattoli, Chantel (July 16, 2018). "Robin Williams's Best Role". The Paris Review. Archived from the original on April 5, 2024.
  4. ^ Kroyer, Bill. "What links, classic Disney animation and Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure?". Eurogamer (Interview). Interviewed by John Linneman. Archived from the original on April 5, 2024.
  5. ^ "Preserved Projects". Academy Film Archive. Archived from the original on January 19, 2024.
  6. ^ Short Film Winners: 1989 Oscars
  7. ^ "The 61st Academy Awards – 1989". Archived from the original on March 11, 2024.

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