Eric Leighton is an American animation consultant, animation supervisor and director.
- Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas
- James and the Giant Peach
- The Nightmare Before Christmas
- Dinosaur: The Making of
- The Making of Tim Burton's 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'
- Was nominated four times; one was for an Oscar.
- Appeared on one of Newsweek (USA) magazine's cover photo on May, 15, 2000.
- His star sign is Scorpio.
- His other roles include being an animator, animation director, stop-motion technician, actor and supervising animator.