Richard Williams (1933–2019)

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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. […]

Tribute to Michael Sporn, SVA Theatre, 3/2/2015

Tribute to Michael Sporn, SVA Theatre, 3/2/2015

One year ago, the New York animation community lost a monumental figure. Animator and director Michael Sporn made short films and TV specials, ran a prominent animation studio for over 30 years, and wrote a blog that enlightened newer generations of animators. His films are noted for using illustrative animation to bring to life not […]