Category: In Passing
Harry Redmond Jr., a trailblazer in special effects from the dawn of talking films, died at his Hollywood Hills home on May 23, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
Michael Sporn has posted news on his blog that independent animator Karen Aqua has passed away following a 10 year battle with cancer.
Special Guests: Michael Markman / Sheila Sofian & David Fain
The sounds of chewing, the sounds of music, the sounds of talking. Episode 22 of the Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum. Featuring: Joel, Alan, Sam Olschan, Computer, Guests, Alan's Cat, Beef Jerky, Sinatra, Elvis, Plucky Duck, Animated Documentaries, and Ricky Gervais. Enjoy.
Dwayne McDuffie, who wrote for comics and animated superhero series such as JUSTICE LEAGUE, has died, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Perry Moore, co-producer of THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA franchise, died on Thursday, Feb. 17, of an accidental overdose of painkiller OxyContin, reports ComingSoon.net.
Disney Legend Bill Justice died early today of natural causes at a nursing home in Santa Monica, California. He was 97.
Special Guest: Ottawa International Animation Festival - Part 2
The Big Bang, Opposable Thumbs, Fire, the Wheel, Chop-Sticks, Animal Husbandry, The Mona Lisa, Gigli, Head-On, the Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum. Now, the most exciting conclusion to the most anticipated part 2 part of the most recorded audio podcast by the Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum at the Ottawa International Animation Festival in 2010...
Boyd Kirkland, who directed episodes of BATMAN: THE ANIMATED SERIES, has passed away, according to The Animation Guild Blog.
Patti Gilbert, who worked as a voice actress in the early '70s, has passed away on Jan. 15, reports Variety.
After more than 40 years as a passionate patron of the Canadian film and television industry Douglas James Dales passed away on Friday in Toronto.
Director Irvin Kershner, best known for directing THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK, has passed away, reports Variety.
Alexander Anderson Jr., who along with Cal frat brother Jay Ward created Rocky & Bullwinkle and Dudley Do-Right among other cartoon characters, passed away last Friday at age 90. A few words of his impact on my family as well as generations of fans.
Alexander Anderson Jr., the creator of ROCKY & BULLWINKLE, has died following a battle with Alzheimer's disease, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
I just heard the news of Bill Littlejohn’s passing. Bill was an amazing person, artist and animator.
Andrew Witkin, an Academy Award winning senior scientist at Pixar Animation Studios died Sunday, Sept. 12 while scuba diving off the coast of Monterey, California.
Billie Mae Richards, who voiced Rudolph in the Rankin-Bass special, has passed away in Burlington, Ontario, Canada, reports CBC.
At this moment I'm using my Ipad to write this blog, my Windows7 workstation at the office to finish and upload it, while I'm checking my mail on my Android phone. We have an internal Wiki, a second wiki for another company I'm partnering in, Shotgun for project management, Tara with a SQL server backend for automated tasks, an Access database for on-set data, expression media databases, a facebook page linked to our Twitter and Youtube accounts, an Exchange server for Outlook, three Dropbox accounts, a Yousendit account, our own ftp server, I'm on linked-in, Xing, vfxconnection, and I'm getting daily Google alerts on a dozen topics . It's exhausting.
But for some reason I still have the feeling I'm not getting the information I actually WANT or NEED.
Kihachiro Kawamoto, famed Japanese puppet animator, has died of pneumonia, reports Anime News Network.
Sande Scoredos, the exec director of technical training and artist development for Sony Pictures Imageworks since 1996, died on Saturday, Aug. 14.