Waiting at the Geneva Airport for my flight back to New York and thought I’d share pics of a few of the fine animation folk I hung out with this past week in Annecy.

Annecy 2009New York crew: PES, Fran Krause and Signe Baumane

Annecy 2009Eddie White, co-director of The Cat Piano from The People’s Republic of Animation

Annecy 2009Directors Andreas Hykade (Ring of Fire, The Runt) and Bill Plympton

Annecy 2009Director Candy Kugel of Buzzco Associates , designer Harald Siepermann, and director David OReilly

Annecy 2009Filmmaker Ruth Lingford, Projector festival director Susie Wilson, animation curator of the Cinémathèque Québecoise Marco de Blois, and Studio AKA creative director and Lost and Found director Philip Hunt

Annecy 2009Mike and Tim Rauch of Rauch Bros. Animation and designer Erin Kilkenny

Annecy 2009Joost van den Bosch (l.) of Ka-Ching Cartoons and Tomm Moore, co-director of Brendan and the Secret of Kells

Annecy 2009Director Cordell Barker (The Cat Came Back) surrounded by men from Annecy’s Popeye fan club.

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