Remembering Richard Williams

It was one year ago today… Friday, August 16, 2019, that Richard Williams died in Bristol, England.  He was 86-years young – still working diligently in an office at Aardman Animations on an animated feature, Lysistrata, based on an Ancient Greek comedy by Aristophanes.  He jokingly suggested that the film …

Ottawa International Animation Festival

The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) was founded in 1975.  It is the largest animation festival in North America. In 2008, OIAF held a special tribute to Richard Williams to mark the 20th anniversary of the release of ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit.”  The tribute included an on-stage conversation with John …

Book signing at Larry Edmunds Books in Hollywood

A book signing was hosted at Larry Edmunds Books in Hollywood on August 24.  Ross Anderson (Pulling a Rabbit Out of a Hat) and Tom Sito (Drawing the Line; The Untold Story of the Animation Unions, Moving Innovation: History of Computer Animation, and Eat, Drink, Animate) spoke about the making of ‘Who …