Happy New Year (Again)

Greetings from Anatoly Belikov in Ekaterinburg, Russia. The rabbit says, “New year has come! Old year go away!” Art Grootfontein in …

Season’s Greetings Redux

Jerry already shared a few of the holiday greetings he received so I thought I’d share a few of my favorites too. Hands down my …

Jerry Rees website

The motley crew pictured above are (left to right) Henry Selick, Bill Kroyer, Jerry Rees, Brad Bird and John Musker circa 1978. The …

“Thought of You” by Ryan Woodward

This gorgeous animated short is an exploration of moving gesture drawings by Brigham Young University animation instructor Ryan Woodward …

Happy 85th Birthday, Walt Peregoy!

Happy birthday to the great Walt Peregoy who turns 85 today. His color styling on 101 Dalmatians is legendary, but that’s just the tip of …

Fil Mottola Memorial Video

I randomly stumbled upon this memorial video dedicated to Filastro “Fil” Mottola (1915-2008) who worked as a background painter on …

“Horse Glue” by Stephen Irwin

Stephen Irwin, the innovative director of The Black Dog’s Progress, has created a new experimental short made up of two films which …

Happy 97th Birthday, Don Lusk!

It’s always sad to say goodbye to our animation heroes and inspirations, so any opportunity to wish them well in their later years is …

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