Veteran animator and director Andy Knight died last week, according to Cartoon Brew and several other blog sites.
Knight, 46, died of a stroke on April 10. He co-founded Toronto animation studio Red Rover in 1994 and had an extensive career in Europe and Canada.
A Facebook page
has been set up to collect memories of Knight from his friends and family.
His studio's website, www.redrover.net
gives a detailed biography, including "Andy's talents are best recognized for his expressive creative character design and innovative eye for sleek directions in visual storytelling. As an internationally recognized creative director, Andy inspires creative ingenuity while utilizing his technical savvy to drive his team towards crafting brilliant concept to completion animation and VFX for clients worldwide."