April 20 at 1:30 pm
Internationally recognized animator, author, teacher, and animation historian John Canemaker will present a workshop on Action Analysis on Animaton. Canemaker’s The Moon and The Son: An Imagined Conversation, his 28-minute autobiographical film, won the 2005 Academy Award for Best Animated Short. He has designed and directed animation for numerous commercial projects (including the Warner Bros. feature The World According To Garp) that have won for their sponsors an Academy Award (for HBO's You Don't Have to Die), Emmy Awards, and an Ace Award and Peabody Award. He is the recipient of grants from the American Film Institute, PBS, and a Rockefeller Foundation Residency Grant in Bellagio, Italy. A tenured professor at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, where he began teaching animation in 1980, Canemaker has directed the Animation Program since 1988. The John Canemaker Animation Collection, part of the Fales Collection in Bobst Library at New York University, is an archival resource that opened to scholars and students in 1989.
The workshop will be held in Room 123 of the Sverdrup Business & Technology Complex, 8300 Big Bend, Blvd. Admission is FREE.
Space is limited for the workshop. RSVP is required.
This event is co-sponsored by The Webster Film Series, Kinematefest, KDHX, The Missouri Arts Council