Don Bluth – Keeping Animation Alive

"Somewhere out there beneath the pale moonlight, someone's thinking of me and loving me tonight." - An animated mouse that isn't Mickey It's very hard for animators and animation studios to make a name for themselves if their names don't rhyme with Bisney or Fixar. One man who was able to be the king of animated… Continue reading Don Bluth – Keeping Animation Alive


Matt Groening – Pioneer of Adult Animation

"Don't have a cow, man." - A spiky-haired kid The notion that animation is only for kids has slowly been dying more and more. One of the factors for this was that more animated shows are being made exclusively for adults. The person who helped pioneer this movement is Matt Groening. As a child, Matt… Continue reading Matt Groening – Pioneer of Adult Animation

Genndy Tartakovsky – Bringing Action to Animation

"Gotta get back! Back to the past!" - Some Guy with a Sword Born in Russia and immigrated to America as a little kid, Genndy Tartakovsky has become one of the biggest names in western animation. So yeah, he's created a lot of people's childhoods, and he certainly brought some back with the final season… Continue reading Genndy Tartakovsky – Bringing Action to Animation

Craig McCracken – Cartoon Powerhouse

"Pencils, paper, and overactive imagination! These are the ingredients chosen to create a pretty awesome cartoon!" - The narrator of some cartoon about superpowered girls with bug eyes Craig McCracken is one of those many animation legends that you may have never heard of, but you have definitely seen his work. McCracken has been able… Continue reading Craig McCracken – Cartoon Powerhouse

Richard Williams – A Persistent Visionary

"I'm going to do a masterpiece, I hope. If I can ever finish the thing." - Richard Williams That was one of the master animators of the past century talking about his project, the greatest animated film that was never completed in the way it should have been. Richard Williams is an animation veteran who has… Continue reading Richard Williams – A Persistent Visionary