The two revered, legendary Disney animators, featured in Disney+’s recent documentary series, ‘Sketchbook,’ discuss at length how 2D is very much alive and well at the studio, and how bringing life and emotion to a character through a series of drawings still excites and inspires them.
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The legendary Disney writer and director, who’s currently serving as a Distinguished Artist in Residence at Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Chapman University, talks about his 40-year career and the future of animation.
Suggestions now being solicited for nominations honoring career achievement and exceptional contributions to animation, to be presented at the 49th Annie Awards; submission deadline is November 16, 2021.
The famed Hungarian animation director and historian, who won a Palme d'Or and garnered an Oscar nomination in addition to his ASIFA-Hollywood honor, passed away May 29.
Pixar leads evening with wins in seven categories; Bastien Dubois’ ‘Souvenir Souvenir’ wins for Best Animated Short.
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.
Willie Ito, Sue Nichols, and Bruce Smith among group being honored for career achievement and exceptional contributions to animation at upcoming ceremony.
ASIFA-Hollywood’s annual awards ceremony moves online; virtual ceremony set for Friday, April 16, 2021.
Entries can now be submitted to suggest nominees for Winsor McCay Award, June Foray Award, Ub Iwerks Award, Special Achievement Award, and the Certificate of Merit at the upcoming 48th Annie Awards.
Prolific production designer and Oscar-winning director of animated short, ‘For the Birds,’ to be honored at upcoming October 21-25 conference.
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.
While McKay is remembered for ‘Little Nemo’ and ‘The Sinking of the Lusitania,’ it was a passenger steamer named The Alpena that may have had the biggest impact on the pioneering animator’s career.
Glen Keane has persisted in animation since 1974, not only garnering an Oscar nomination for his latest short film 'Dear Basketball,' but landing the directing role on a new animated feature film for Netflix.