Walt Peregoy, ‘101 Dalmatians’ Color Stylist, RIP

Walt Peregoy, the influential animation artist who was the color stylist of Disney’s “One Hundred and One Dalmatians” and headed up Hanna-Barbera’s background department for a time during the late-Sixties, has passed away at the age 89.

Mike Nichols, RIP

Celebrated stage and film director Mike Nichols (“Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?,” “The Graduate) died yesterday at the age of 83.

Michael Sporn, A Passionate Film Director, RIP

Animator and filmmaker Michael Sporn, a man who represented the spirit and vitality of New York’s animation scene as much as any other single individual, passed away from pancreatic cancer on January 19. He was 67.