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.
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‘The Thief and the Cobbler’ director Richard Williams will receive the inaugural Lotte Reiniger Life Time Achievement Award.
Collection of art for Richard Williams’ ‘The Thief and the Cobbler’ covers the course of more than 20 years of work, consisting of thousands of hand-painted cels, pencil animation and watercolor backgrounds.
The Academy teams up with New York’s Museum of Modern Art to present a restoration of Richard Williams’s ‘The Thief and the Cobbler: A Moment in Time. 1992.’ with special appearances by the director and a discussion with animation historian John Canemaker.
Legendary animator Richard Williams joins the Fredrikstad Animation Festival with screenings of The Academy’s work print of ‘The Thief and the Cobbler - A Moment in Time’ and his latest short film, ‘Prologue.’
Presented by the SVA Animation Department and ASIFA-East, Richard Williams documentary Persistence of Vision returns to New York City for a very special FREE screening on Thursday, April 3rd.