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. […]

Richard Williams Retrospective at the 92Y Tribeca

Posted by on Feb 26, 2013 in Industry Events | No Comments
Richard Williams Retrospective at the 92Y Tribeca

Starting tomorrow, Wednesday February 27th, 2013 – Friday, March 1st, 2013, the 92Y Tribeca will celebrate the 80th birthday of animation’s great Richard Williams with a retrospective of screenings.  Who Framed Roger Rabbit will start the series off with an introduction by animator/screenwriter Richard Gorey.  The Little Island plus other animated shorts will play on […]

East Coast Premiere of “Persistence of Vision 11/9/12

Posted by on Nov 5, 2012 in Industry Events | No Comments
East Coast Premiere of “Persistence of Vision 11/9/12

This Friday, November 9th, New Yorkers are in for a real treat!  Director and Producer Kevin Schreck will be in town for a special Q & A after the East Coast Premiere of  “Persistence of Vision”,  a feature-length documentary about the greatest animated film never made, and an official selection of this year’s DOC NYC, […]

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 […]