We Remember Ray Harryhausen

Posted by on May 10, 2013 in Feature Articles | One Comment
We Remember Ray Harryhausen

Memories of  a Master by Richard Gorey and Mark Bailey When a friend called to tell me that Ray Harryhausen had died, I was sitting at my drawing table on […]

The Greatest Animated Film Never Made

Posted by on Nov 13, 2012 in Feature Articles, Interviews | 3 Comments
The Greatest Animated Film Never Made

Persistence of Vision Review of Kevin Schreck’s new documentary, by Richard Gorey There’s something so compelling about genius, to us mortals who might never achieve such dizzying heights. There’s something […]

A Chat with Animator Chris Conforti

Posted by on Apr 28, 2012 in Feature Articles, Interviews | No Comments
A Chat with Animator Chris Conforti

Interview by Richard Gorey   Last month I spoke with New York Animator Chris Conforti, whose work I first saw when I guest-lectured in Dave Levy’s “Careers in Animation” class […]

A Visit with Animator Dustin Grella

Posted by on Jan 19, 2012 in Feature Articles, Interviews | No Comments
A Visit with Animator Dustin Grella

  Interview By Richard Gorey This month, I visited with animator/filmmaker Dustin Grella, whose film Prayers for Peace won an ASIFA East award (and several others) last year. I’ve been […]

Chatting with Animator Jane Wu

Posted by on Dec 4, 2011 in Feature Articles, Interviews | No Comments
Chatting with Animator Jane Wu

An ASIFA Interview by Richard Gorey This month in our continuing series of visits with New York animation professionals we’re chatting with Jane Wu, whose short film, Book Girl and […]

A Talk with Stop-Motion Animator Jessica Polaniecki

Posted by on Oct 24, 2011 in Feature Articles, Interviews | 8 Comments
A Talk with Stop-Motion Animator Jessica Polaniecki

We meet with some new faces (and forces) in Animation. Interview by Richard Gorey. Animation is changing: this isn’t news to those in the business, but ASIFA East is changing, […]

Flying the Flag at Se-Ma-For

Posted by on Sep 13, 2010 in Feature Articles | No Comments
Flying the Flag at Se-Ma-For

Flying the Flag at Se-Ma-For: Guest Article by Tom Gasek Since I have been teaching at the Rochester Institute of Technology in the last 5 years I have been having […]

“Waking Sleeping Beauty” review, by Emmett Goodman

Posted by on Feb 22, 2010 in Feature Articles | No Comments
“Waking Sleeping Beauty” review, by Emmett Goodman

“WAKING SLEEPING BEAUTY” Movie review by Emmett Goodman I was lucky enough to attend a preview of Don Hahn’s new documentary, “Waking Sleeping Beauty”. The Dolby Screening Room is a […]

Thoughts on James Cameron’s “Avatar”

Posted by on Jan 25, 2010 in Feature Articles | One Comment

In this Sunday’s Daily News, Jacob Osterhout spoke of the “Avatar blues,” whose symptoms seemed to be the vague depression avid fans of the film felt when the movie ended. […]