Richard Williams (1933–2019)

Posted by on Aug 18, 2019 in Feature Articles | No Comments
Richard Williams (1933–2019)

  An animation legend left us today.   Richard Williams (1933-2019), at age 86, lived as long as many or most of us manage—but his surrendering this life hits unusually hard and unexpectedly, likely because surrender has never been Mr. Williams’s temperament, and because his outsized fervor and incandescent immersion in his art was larger than life. […]

In Memoriam: Tissa David (1921-2012)

Posted by on Aug 22, 2012 in Feature Articles | 2 Comments
In Memoriam: Tissa David (1921-2012)

TISSA DAVID (1921-2012) Tissa David circa 1980 at the ASIFA-East Awards (Photo extracted from footage shot by Howard Beckerman) Animation said goodbye to an animation legend last night in Tissa David. I met Tissa only twice and very briefly: once after being thoroughly awed and inspired by her at her MOMA retrospective: An Evening with […]

John Hubley: An Academy Salute

Posted by on Oct 11, 2011 in Feature Articles | No Comments
John Hubley:  An Academy Salute

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences events are always a classy affair. Last night’s Academy Salute to John Hubley was no exception. Introduced by stylish Academy Program Director Patrick Harrison and hosted by the ever eloquent Oscar winner John Canemaker, the evening was informative, inspiring, and a great tribute to an animation legend. […]

A Master Class with Richard Williams

Posted by on Sep 14, 2008 in Industry Events | No Comments

September starts off Fall with a very exciting event in animation.  The MOMA will hold a master class with Richard Williams, hosted by renowned animation historian John Canemaker.  Two masters in one room, this is an event not to be missed.  Details follow below: http://www.moma.org/exhibitions/film_exhibitions.php?id=10045&ref=calendar#screenings Master Class: Richard Williams in Conversation with John Canemaker September […]