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Keep it in Motion - Classic Animation Revisited: 'Vaccination Scar'

Every Thursday, Chris Robinson takes a look at films from animation’s past. Today: We remember the Canadian singer/poet/frontman, Gord Downie via Christopher Mill's video for The Tragically Hip, Vaccination Scar.

Opinion ANIMATIONWorld

Cheer and Loathing in Animation: Episode XLVII - Things That I Will Keep

Every Friday Chris Robinson unleashes improvised and hastily scribbled cheer or loathing on the animation community to be digested, swallowed or... expelled. Today: a salute to the late Peter Dougherty, a champion of indie animation

In Passing Headline News

Disney Animation, Imagineering Legend X Atencio Dies at Age 98

Iconic artist worked on ‘Pinocchio’ and ‘Fantasia,’ and played key roles in creating the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ and ‘Haunted Mansion’ rides at Disneyland.

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‘Wallace and Gromit’ Voice Actor Peter Sallis Dead at 96

British actor and voice talent was the voice of Wallace in ‘Wallace and Gromit,’ the eccentric cheese-loving inventor in the stop-motion animated films from Aardman and Oscar-winning director Nick Park.

Opinion ANIMATIONWorld

Cheer and Loathing in Animation: Episode XXII - The Comedian

Every Friday Chris Robinson unleashes improvised and hastily scribbled cheer or loathing on the animation community to be digested, swallowed or... expelled. Today some cheers to the late Don Rickles and loathing to an oversensitive generation.

In Passing Headline News

‘Bambi’ Artist Tyrus Wong Dead at 106

Chinese immigrant artist who created the haunting visual style of Walt Disney’s beloved animated classic overcame poverty, discrimination and a lack of recognition to become one of the most celebrated Chinese-American artists of the 20th century.

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