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Animator's biographies?

2002-04-14 23:59:17+00 by Dan Lyke 3 comments

Hey, Alec chose to do a school project involving clay animators. This afternoon we're looking for biographical information on Walter Williams (of Mr. Bill fame) or Eric Fogel (of Celebrity Deathmatch) that goes past the basic filmographies we've found on the web, but if you've got info on any other clay animator (aside from Nick Parks, whom they've already got stuff on), Alec would appreciate it.

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#Comment made: 2002-04-15 03:05:24+00 by: TC

Here ya go Alec. this might not be Wallace and Gromit but it shows what you can do with a stop motion camera, some toys, CD player and mom's liquor cabinet (whoops did I type that out loud?)

#Comment made: 2002-04-15 16:37:31+00 by: td

You can't ignore Art Clokey, whose Gumby and Davy & Goliath were the first really popular clay animation. There's a fairly detailed biography at http://www.gumbyworld.com/memorylane/history.htm Depending on Alec's school, he may or may not want to highlight Clokey's LSD involvement.

#Comment made: 2002-04-16 09:12:13+00 by: crasch

Well, of course, there's Ray Harryhausen. And Will Vinton who did the California Raisins, among other things. Oh, and Rankin/Bass, who did the Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer special.