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.
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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Ottawa Animation Festival artistic director Chris Robinson shares a previously unpublished 2015 Pimpcast interview with the iconic Dutch musician and director, who passed away at 50 on March 7.
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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.
Prolific writer, editor and publisher co-created many of the industry’s most iconic characters, including Spider-Man, Iron-Man, the Hulk and Black Panther.
Artist was known for his tremendous talent as well as charm managing access to the studio’s secret Love Lounge.
Famed Oscar and Emmy-winning director, who created memorable California Raisins characters before being dismissed from studio that bore his name, passes away after long battle with multiple myeloma.
‘Spider-Woman’ co-creator spent decades in the shadows before finally gaining recognition for her outstanding achievements.
Disney Imagineering CTO remembered for his numerous technical achievements and contributions to popular theme park attractions during his nearly 30-year tenure at the company.
Veteran artist was creative force behind Adult Swim series about the exploits of fictional death metal band ‘Dethklok.’