The influential supervising animator and mentor, who spent four decades at the studio and worked on films from ‘Robin Hood’ to ‘Frozen,’ passed away last Friday from complications due to ALS.
Category: In Passing
The Animation Guild and ASIFA-Hollywood present a non-denominational celebration paying tribute to and honoring members of the animation community that passed away in 2020.
Best known for his work on ‘Bob’s Burgers,’ the designer passed away Thursday after sustaining injuries in a sky diving accident the prior weekend.
The late visual effects supervisor and producer will be remembered for his indominable spirit as well as his incredible work on ‘Pan’s Labyrinth,’ ‘Hellboy,’ ‘Sin City,’ and many others.
The veteran cartoonist, animator, and teacher’s career spanned 65 years and included stops at a number of well-known studios as well as New York’s School of Visual Arts.
In celebration of the late actor’s 44th birthday, the studio has replaced the Marvel opening on ‘Black Panther’ with a montage featuring his most memorable moments from the MCU films.
Prolific writer and producer will be remembered, along with co-creator and production partner Joe Ruby, for their many Saturday morning animated series including ‘Dynomutt,’ ‘Dog Wonder,’ ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks,’ and ‘Superman.’
The influential co-founder of both Pilot and Petersburg Animation Studio and a guiding creative force in Russian independent animation died this past Sunday from Leukemia.
Best known for his role as King T'Challa in ‘Black Panther,’ the actor passed away after a four-year battle with cancer.
Prolific animator, writer and producer will be remembered for his many iconic animated series including ‘Dynomutt,’ ‘Dog Wonder,’ ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks,’ and ‘Superman.’
The CalArts alum and well-respected animation veteran spent almost 40 years as a writer, story artist, and designer on some of the industry's most successful shows.
Iconic concept artist and designer known for work on films like ‘Blade Runner’ and ‘Tron’ passes away at age 86 of complications from lymphoma.
Four-time Emmy Award-winning producer passes away in his sleep Sunday evening at his Studio City, California home.
Legendary animation director, artist, teacher and mentor best known for ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’ and ‘The Animators Survival Kit,’ passes away at his home in Bristol, England.
The Disney Legend lent her voice talents to hundreds of Disney film, TV and theme park projects as well as characters on ‘The Simpsons’ and ‘Babe.’
The legendary artist, known for her surreal designs, environmental concerns and intimate portrayals of human sexuality and emotions, has passed away from cancer.
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.
Prolific mixed-media artist behind the animated short film ‘Mind My Gap’ trilogy and ‘Thee Wreckers’ tetralogy’ succumbed to cancer at age 50.
Named a Disney Legend in 2007, chief archivist dedicated his four-decade career at the studio to preserving Disney’s precious treasures from film, television, theme parks and beyond.
Winsor McCay Award-winning artist worked on numerous iconic films including ‘Pinocchio,’ ‘Fantasia’ and ‘Cinderella.’
Noted Danish musician and artist was best known for his animated shorts including ‘Anna & Bella,’ which took Oscar gold in 1985.
Prolific writer and collector was a pioneer in U.S. fandom, helping introduce previously obscure Japanese animation and comics to a new generation of consumers.