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  • First black animator hired by Walt Disney appeared on 'The View'
    First black animator hired by Walt Disney appeared on 'The View'
    On Feb. 11, Floyd Norman appeared on ABC's "The View"to discuss being the first black animator hired by Walt Disney in 1955 when he was a young artist.Norman, 78, worked on the Walt Disney animated features "Sleeping Beauty,...
  • Billy Allison caricature
    Interview with UK animator Billy Allison: Monsters and aliens, oh my!
    UK-based animator Billy Allison fell in love with cartoons and film at a very early age, and simply can’t remember a time in his youth when he wasn't drawing or doodling something.Over the past 20 years this hard-working creative artist...
  • Ross Bollinger, Animator
    Animation Spotlight! Twenty Questions For Ross Bollinger
    Ross Bollinger, creator of the wildly popularThe Hank Hanky Show,MythtoryandPencilmationgave some of his precious time to speak with ATLanimation and answer ourtwenty questionsabout his life and work:Q: What was the spark or inspiration that told...
  • Collaborating Artists
    Local animator collaborates with artists to create magic
    This year’s Collaborations Atlanta extravaganza, the annual program that joins various artists from dancers, acrobats, musicians and more, to produce joint collaborative performances of unique originality, was another outstanding success...
  • Joe Oriolo
    One talented animator: Joe Oriolo
    A confluence of childhood dream, hard work, and talent prepared Joe Oriolo to create the Felix the Cat television series of the 1950s and much more.Before that, early in his career, Oriolo was listed on the screen credits for the feature length...