The former Disney animator speaks about the challenges of creating an international co-production spanning more than a half-dozen countries, numerous visual styles, and almost a decade of production time.
Ad Reinhardt (1913-1967) was an artist’s artist, renowned among critics and curators, but hard for the general public to warm up to. His most famous fine art works are his Black Paintings, from the 1960s, which at first glance appear to be solid black, but on closer inspection turn out to be blocks of black and almost-black shades. Important, but challenging.
Japanese-American animation legend Jimmy Murakami, who played an important role in the development of Ireland’s animation industry, has died at the age of 80, reported the organization Animation Ireland. The cause of death is unknown.
Shout! Factory has set a release date for its long awaited DVD set Mr. Magoo Theatrical Collection: The Theatrical Collection 1949-1959.
Strictly speaking, the term ‘Dutch modern cartoons’ is a little misleading. They were made in Holland, yes. But the major stars in our story are four artists who came from England and Denmark.
If you are anywhere in or around Amsterdam next week, carve out some time to visit the KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival.
Animation legend Don Lusk, who animated on nearly every Disney classic between “Snow White” and “101 Dalmatians,” turns 100 today.
Animation historian Adam Abraham (author of When Magoo Flew) will be doing a UPA talk and book signing at the New York Public Library’s Lincoln Center branch…