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The Animation Pimpcast #8: One on One with Andreas Hykade

Chris Robinson chats with the highly opinionated animator, director, teacher and long-time artist for The Animation Pimp articles and book.

'The Animation Pimp' image courtesy of Andreas Hykade.

Animation writer and Ottawa International Animation Festival programmer Chris Robinson sits down with a variety of animation types to fondle their minds through informal chats about animation, life and whatever else they feel like discussing.

In the latest episode of The Animation Pimpcast (recorded live during the 2014 Ottawa International Animation Festival), Chris Robinson sits down with his old pal and Pimp conspirator, Andreas Hykade to talk about churches, Gods, myth, addiction, and being a German.

About Andreas Hykade

Born in Altötting, Bavaria, Andreas Hykade studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Stuttgart and soon found himself working as an animator in London. After attending the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg for Animation from 1992-1995, Hykade has gone on to teach and give workshops on animation as well as working as a freelance animator of shorts (We Lived in Grass, Ring of Fire, Love and Theft, Nuggets), features and animated films for children (Tom).

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A well-known figure in the world of independent animation, writer, author & curator Chris Robinson is the Artistic Director of the Ottawa International Animation Festival.