Chris Robinson reflects on the epic ‘handyman’ we first came to know and love in ‘Manivald,’ talking various absurdities with filmmakers Chintis Lundgren and Draško Ivezić.
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Ottawa Animation Festival artistic director Chris Robinson shares a previously unpublished 2015 Pimpcast interview with the iconic Dutch musician and director, who passed away at 50 on March 7.
Chris Robinson chats with Canadian animator and 2017 Governor General’s Award recipient, Michèle Cournoyer.
A fascinating and thought-provoking roundtable discussion tackles the notion that animated short films may be getting too “talky.”
Can we ever realistically connect with the world around us for extended periods or are these moments of connection and small joys just fleeting, fading as fast as they appear?
Director Pat Smith talks about animating lost and rare interviews with stars like Hunter S. Thompson and Lou Reed for his new web mini-series.
What’s in the water at RISD that gives the school such a creative spark? A group of ex-students offers their opinions.
Warning: The upbeat tone of this article might come as a shock to some readers potentially rendering them speechless, teary eyed and moderately aroused.
A selection of intimate writings that didn’t make it into the final ‘Lipsett Diaries’ animated short.
Shouting, swearing and outright bitchiness signal another year of festival submission review and selection for The Pimp.
Chris Robinson chats with the highly opinionated animator, director, teacher and long-time artist for The Animation Pimp articles and book.
How can we describe the now? Is it the space between "then" and "next," a tablecloth deftly pulled from beneath the cutlery?
It wouldn’t be a stretch to compare the current Canadian indie animation scene to that of Canadian men’s hockey.