Edd Gould (1988-2012)

British animation artist Edd Gould passed away on Sunday, March 25 from leukemia. He was the creator of the popular online animation …

R.I.P. Jim Duffy

Longtime TV animation director and producer Jim Duffy passed away Friday night after a long bout with cancer. Duffy spent much of the …

Don Markstein (1947-2012)

Don Markstein may not have been a household name in animation circles, but he was one of the best friends comics and cartoon history ever …

Robert B. Sherman (1925-2012)

Robert B. Sherman, the elder half of the songwriting duo aka The Sherman Brothers passed away yesterday in London. He was 86. Robert …

Patricia Disney (1935-2012)

Sorry to report that Patty Disney (Roy Disney’s Ex) died today of Alzheimer’s at her home in Toluca Lake. Also sorry I don’t have a …

Bingham Ray (1954-2012)

Allow me to go off topic (or slightly off topic) for a moment to pay tribute to an old friend, Bingham Ray (he’s at left in the photo …

Remembering Vincent Cafarelli

This video offers a look at the memorial celebration for New York animation legend Vincent Cafarelli that took place on Friday, January …

My Friend, Ronald Searle

[Editor’s Note: In memory of Ronald Searle’s passing, we present this tribute by Matt Jones. Besides working as a story artist at Pixar, …

Ronald Searle (1920-2011)

Ronald Searle with Walt Disney. Click for bigger version World-renowned cartoonist and illustrator Ronald Searle passed away …

Jordan Belson, RIP

Experimental filmmaker and abstract animator Jordan Belson passed away on September 6 at the age of 85. He created more than thirty films …

“Ziggy” Creator Tom Wilson Dies at 80

Tom Wilson Sr., the creator of everyone’s favorite clumpy loser Ziggy, passed away last Friday, September 16, at the age of 80. I never …

Earl Kress (1951-2011)

That’s Earl Kress (above left) with me at the Van Eaton Galleries in May 2010. My friend, animation writer and Hanna-Barbera …

Kevyn Wallace memorial

Animator/layout artist Kevyn Wallace passed away on September 14th, at 3am, succumbing to the injuries sustained after being hit by a …

Del Connell (1918-2011)

Del Connell, who was a veteran Disney animation artist, Western Publishing editor, and comic strip/book writer, passed away on August 12 …

Robert Breer (1926-2011)

Experimental animator Robert Breer has passed away. Breer was a fine art painter who became interested in creating films as art in the …

Remembering Corny Cole

The outpouring of love and affection after Corny Cole’s passing has been tremendous. In the past three days, over one hundred artists …

Corny Cole (1930-2011)

Beloved animator, graphic artist, book illustrator, painter and teacher Cornelius “Corny” Cole has passed away. His close friend, …

Eddie Brandt (1922-2011)

Animation writer, musician and most notably, movie memorabilia dealer Eddie Brandt has died. He passed away week ago Sunday, Feb. 20th, …

Disney Legend Bill Justice, RIP

Disney director and animator Bill Justice passed away today, just one day after his 97th birthday. Besides animating on many of the …

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