Co-founder, Tonko House
Born and raised in Tokyo, Japan, Dice moved to New York in 1993. After graduating from School of Visual Arts in 1998, he started his career as a staff illustrator for Lucas Learning Ltd. in San Franscico. Two years later, Dice moved back to New York to work for Blue Sky Studios as a visual development and color key artist on such films as Ice Age, Robots, and Horton Hears A Who. In 2007, he became an art director at Pixar Animation Studios. He was the color and lighting art director on Toy Story 3 and Monsters University.
Ice Age (2002) (Matte Painting/Color Stylist Art)
Robots (2005) (Lead Color Key Artist/Additional Design)
Horton Hears a Who (2008) (Lead Color Design)
Toy Story 3 (2010) (Color and Lighting Art Director)
Monsters University (2013) (Lighting Design and Character Shading Art Director)
The Dam Keeper (2014) (Co-director)