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Conversations with pioneering animators and comics artists

Every 2nd Thursday from 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

 

 By Carol Lay,Words And Pictures guest 23rd Oct '07

 

"Persistance Of Kat Klocks" by Carol Lay

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Animator Kathy Zielinski

Airs at: Thu, 10/12/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  In this encore episode, we're joined by Kathy Zielinski, the pioneering artist and filmmaker who's been called "The Queen of Animated Villains" for helping bring to life such characters as Ursula the Sea Witch in The Little Mermaid and Jafar in Aladdin. Wbile visiting P... Read more

Abstract Animation

Airs at: Thu, 09/14/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  North of Blue is animator Joanna Priestley's first feature film, a deep dive into abstract imagery inspired by her winter sojourn in the Yukon at the Klondike Institute of Art and Culture.  Joanna is joined in the studio by frequent collaborator Jamie Haggerty, who creat... Read more

Overlapping Action and Boundary Crossings

Airs at: Thu, 08/10/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Summertime is not traditionally the season for animation festivals, but two grassroots events are setting out to buck the trend. We're joined by Overlapping Action Mini-Festival curator Ben Chapin, who is bringing his bi-coastal traveling show to the Po'Boy Art Space in ... Read more

Virtual Reality and 3-D Comics

Airs at: Thu, 07/13/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Digital technology is making animation and comics more immersive, and this month's guests are working at the forefront of the movement. Jeremy Rotsztain is creating an audio-visual experience to take place in Portland's Academy Theater.  Inspired by Frederik Kiesler's hi... Read more

National Cartoonists Society in Portland

Airs at: Thu, 06/08/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  The National Cartoonists Society has been honoring cartoonists, animators and comics artists since 1946, and has finally brought their Reuben Awards event to Portland.  Author and "comics chronicler" R.C. Harvey joins us to talk about the history and the changes within t... Read more

The Fantastic Mister Gustafson

Airs at: Thu, 05/11/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Portland native Mark Gustafson may be best known as the Animation Director for the Wes Anderson film The Fantastic Mister Fox.  Mark got his start sweeping floors at the famous Will Vinton Studios (now House Special) before going on to win awards for his stop-motion work... Read more

The Fantastic Mister Gustafson - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 05/11/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  In this extended version of our conversation with Portland native Mark Gustafson, we hear more stories about his work as Animation Director for the Wes Anderson film The Fantastic Mister Fox, and about his award-winning stop-motion work for Will Vinton Studios (now House... Read more

Farel Dalrymple and Ryan Alexander-Tanner

Airs at: Thu, 04/13/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Award-winning Portland comics artists Farel Dalrymple and Ryan Alexander-Tanner return to the KBOO studios with fresh stories and new projects to share.  Between stints at DC and Marvel, Farel is publishing the second volume of his celebrated series Pop Gun War for Dark ... Read more

Calamity Jon Morris

Airs at: Fri, 03/31/2017 at 9:00am - 9:30am
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  "Calamity Jon" Morris is an author, illustrator, and designer who has been collecting obscure and eccentric comic books since his earliest years.  In 2015, he turned his passion into the scholarly and boisterous anthology The League of Regret­table Superheroes: Half-Bake... Read more

Renters' Rights Comics

Airs at: Thu, 03/09/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  In this encore episode from March 2015, we learn about renters' rights with the help of cartoonist Becky Hawkins and the late Justin Buri, onetime Executive Director of Portland's Community Alliance of Tenants. When local educational group Know Your City needed a medium ... Read more