Animation World Magazine, Issue 2.4, July1997

This Month's Contributors

Brian Camp is Program Manager at CUNY-TV, the City University of New York cable TV station. He has written about Japanese animation for Outre Magazine and The Motion Picture Guide and has also written for Film Comment, Film Library Quarterly, Sightlines, The New York Daily News and Asian Cult Cinema.

John Canemaker is a filmmaker and animation historian. He heads the animation program at New York University and his books include Before Animation Begins: The Art and Lives of Disney Inspirational Sketch Artists (Hyperion), Tex Avery: The MGM Years (Turner), and Felix: The Twisted Tale of the World's Most Famous Cat (Da Capo).

John Cawley is currently a producer on Fox's Spider-Man series. Along with producing, he has also written and developed animated properties. As an author, he has a number of books and hundreds of articles to his credit.

Tim Elston is a 3D modeler/animator based in Grass Valley, California. He has been a professional animator for 20 years, and spent 10 years in the animation industry in Los Angeles before learning the digital side of animation. His credits include work for Computoons, 3DO and The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry. He is now working on a virtual museum project for The Museum of Ancient and Modern Art, and has several other projects in development.

Maureen Furniss is the Editor and Publisher of Animation Journal, a scholarly journal based at Chapman University, in Orange, California, where she is an Assistant Professor in the School of Film and Television.

Michael Goldman is a Los Angeles-based writer and editor for a variety of publications, who has super-powers and fights for justice in his spare time.

Wendy Jackson is Associate Editor of Animation World Magazine.

Mark Kausler is an animator who has been working in the industry for 25 years. He is currently working at Walt Disney Feature Animation on Fantasia 2000.

Heather Kenyon is Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Magazine.

John A. Lent is Professor of Communication at Temple University, in Philadelphia. He is also the editor of Asian Cinema, the journal of the Asian Cinema Studies Society, which he also chairs, and managing editor of Witty World International Cartoon Magazine.

Randy Lofficier is President of Perfect World Entertainment, LLC, an animation production and development company dedicated to the principle of "No Singing Mice." She has worked as a writer in animation and comic books for fifteen years, and is also a partner in Starwatcher Graphics.

Philippe Moins created the Brussels Animation Festival in 1982, and currently co-directs it with Doris Cleven.

Buzz Potamkin is an award-winning independent producer, best known for The Berenstain Bears and Dr. Seuss. Before he escaped L.A. for New York, he had been President of Southern Star Prods and then Executive Vice President of Hanna-Barbera Cartoons.

Theresa Plummer-Andrews is Head of Acquisitions & Creative Development for the BBC.

Deborah Reber has been an Animation Development Consultant with UNICEF for the past two years, and currently oversees the Cartoons for Children's Rights campaign, as well as other animation advocacy activities.

Michel Roudevitch is a freelance journalist who has been attending the Annecy festival since its' inception. He writes for a number of French magazines and newspapers, including Liberation, Positif, and Le Technicien du Film.

John Rundin is received a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley,) in Classics. He is now a professor at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA.)

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