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Goodies from USC’s Hugh M. Hefner Moving Image Archive

December 11th, 2014 · No Comments · American cinema, Education, Filmmakers, Libraries and archives

By chance I happened on the site of the University of Southern California’s Hugh M. Hefner Moving Image Archive, which has posted a small number of items of interest in their Online Media listings. These include part 1 of an interview by film critic/historian Arthur Knight (my mentor at USC) with director King Vidor (The […]

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Frank Terry: An Interview at CalArts

February 25th, 2014 · No Comments · Animators, Education, Filmmakers, TV and Film Commercials

Animation producer and educator Frank Terry passed away on February 11th. I must admit to not having really known Terry, and would refer you to the Animation Scoop blog post about him here, which include comments from people who knew him, as well as the CalArts blog post here. However, I did have the pleasure […]

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International Animation Day in Africa

December 26th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Africa, Education

  I just received an interesting report from Mohamed Ghazala. Director of ASIFA Egypt, on celebrations of International Animation Day across Africa  on October 28 (Tunisia, Ethiopia, Ghana and South Africa) and November (Cairo and Alexandria). (IAD commemorates the opening  of Émile Reynaud’s Théâtre Optique at the Musée Grévin in Paris on October 28, 1892.) […]

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Oh, Anime!

January 19th, 2008 · No Comments · Education, Japan

I just noticed that the story The Schenectady Daily Gazette reporter Pam Allen interviewed me for a month ago about the popularity of anime was finally published on December 30. In response to her questions, I noted one of the reasons for anime’s popularity was that its fans appreciate the wider subject matter versus what’s […]

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