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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, 06/09/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Kathy Zielinski is a 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 Portland for an ASIFA event, she sat down... Read more

Animator Kathy Zielinski - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 06/09/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  In this extended version of our interview with pioneering artist and filmmaker Kathy Zielinski, we talk more about her experiences riding the technological waves from hand-drawn 2-D feature films to computer-generated imagery, the importance of pose and expression in bot... Read more

Portland's Animation Industry

Airs at: Thu, 05/12/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  The Northwest Animation Festival has quickly grown to become the largest animation festival in the country, showcasing features and short films from around the world while focusing on local industry and talent.  During this year's festival, we're joined in the studio by ... Read more

Tom Neely and Keenan Marshall Keller

Airs at: Thu, 04/14/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Tom Neely and Keenan Marshall Keller are superstars in the world of indie comics, separately responsible for such surreal horror, sci-fi, and punk-centric zines as Henry and Glenn Forever and Ever, Galactic Breakdown, The Wolf, and The Blot.  They've now teamed up to write ... Read more

Tom Neely and Keenan Marshall Keller - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 04/14/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Tom Neely and Keenan Marshall Keller are superstars in the world of indie comics, separately responsible for such surreal horror, sci-fi, and punk-centric zines as Henry and Glenn Forever and Ever, Galactic Breakdown, The Wolf, and The Blot.  They've now teamed up to wri... Read more

Craig Thompson and Gene Luen Yang in Conversation at Wordstock

Airs at: Thu, 03/10/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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In honor of the upcoming Portland visit of National Ambassor for Young People's Literature Gene Luen Yang, we present this 2013 conversation between Gene Yang and award-winning Portland graphic novelist Craig Thompson, recorded at the 2013 Wordstock Literary Festival. Read more

The Pander Brothers on Words & Pictures

Airs at: Thu, 02/11/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Portland art duo Jacob and Arnold Pander have created graphic novels, murals, and film projects ranging from erotica to thrillers, always with a spirit of irony and dark humor in keeping with the works of their celebrated father, the painter Henk Pander. The Pander Brother... Read more

Boxtrolls directors Graham Annable and Anthony Stacchi

Airs at: Thu, 01/21/2016 at 11:40am - 12:00pm
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The third feature film from Oregon animation studio Laika Entertainment is The Boxtrolls, an adaptation of Alan Snow's whimsical fable Here Be Monsters.  Directors Graham Annable and Anthony Stacchi take us behind the scenes to show us the working parts of this 21st century... Read more

Boxtrolls Directors - The Expanded Edition

Airs at: Thu, 01/21/2016 at 12:00am
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In this expanded version of our January conversation with Boxtrolls directors Graham Annable and Anthony Stacchi, we dive into more detail about their adaptation of Alan Snow's whimsical fable Here Be Monsters — the third feature film from Oregon animation studio Laika Ent... Read more

Barry Deutsch & Friends

Airs at: Thu, 12/10/2015 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Hereville is a place like no other, an orthodox Jewish enclave where magical beings skirmish with a headstrong 11-year-old girl named Mirka.  Barry Deutsch introduced us to Mirka in two previous graphic novels, and for this third entry in the Hereville series, How Mirka Cau... Read more