Hundreds of classic animated films have been made in one of the most unlikely animation studios. Paul Driessen, Torill Kove, Jacques Drouin, Janet Perlman, and others share memories of the awkward but beloved NFB building.
The great Dutch shorts director turns 75 years old today and he’s not slowing down one bit.
An ‘Anijam’ is a collaborative animation where various artists create individual short animated segments that are linked together to make one larger film. For the first time in Canadian history, 15 of Canada’s most acclaimed independent animators have come together to create a collaborative animated film. “Yellow Sticky Notes: Canadian Anijam” is an innovative and global approach to animation filmmaking and unites animators from coast to coast, from Vancouver to Halifax and all parts in between, to self reflect on one day of their lives using only 4×6 inch yellow sticky notes, a black pen and animation meditation.
Laura Heit’s Animation Sketchbooks (published this month by Chronicle Books in the US, and earlier by Thames & Hudson in the UK) offers a …