Elliot M. Bour began his career as an animator for Walt Disney Animation Studios on the 1991 Oscar-nominated classic, Beauty and the Beast. For the next decade, he continued to animate on such hits as Aladdin, The Lion King, Pocahontas and Mulan.
Elliot then moved into a successful directing career, making his directorial debut with the animated features, Winnie the Pooh: Springtime with Roo and Kronk's New Groove, the hilarious sequel to The Emperor's New Groove, starring the voices of Patrick Warburton, Tracey Ullman, David Spade and Eartha Kitt.
In addition to many animated features, commercials and short films, one of the highlights of his directing career would become the groundbreaking Disney series, Elena of Avalor. For three seasons, comprised of 78 episodes, the aspirational series would win several prestigious awards, including a Daytime Emmy nomination for Elliot in the Outstanding Directing for a Preschool Animated Program category.