Monday, January 24, 2011

Time to remember, again

Yesterday the Afternoon of Remembrance committee met to set the date for our next affair, our annual event honoring members of the animation community who have passed away in the previous year.

The Animation Guild, ASIFA Hollywood and Women In Animation present
a celebration of the lives of departed friends from our animation community:

  • Alex Anderson
  • Yvonne "Vonnie" Batson*
  • Tom Bird
  • Betty Brooks*
  • Eddie Carroll
  • Robert Culp
  • Robert Dettloff
  • Peter Fernandez
  • Frank Frazetta
  • Ronald Gans
  • John Garling
  • Louis Gorham*
  • Ernie Guanlao
  • Heidi Guedel Garofalo
  • Steven Hodgson
  • Chris Jenkyns
  • Alex Johns
  • Kihachiro Kawamoto
  • Peter Keefe
  • Betty Kimball
  • Aron Kincaid
  • Kip King
  • Satoshi Kon
  • Rudy Larriva
  • Annette Leavitt
  • Phil Lewis
  • Bill Littlejohn
  • Carl Macek
  • Diane Jacobs Matranga
  • Grant McCune
  • Robert McIntosh
  • Ann Oliphant
  • Shana Ozark
  • Betty Paraskevas
  • J. C. Ponce
  • Tom Ray
  • Dan Read
  • Billie Mae Richards*
  • Jesus Rodriguez
  • Pres Romanillos
  • Don Schloat*
  • Te Wei
  • Andrew Witkin
  • Ilene Woods

Saturday, March 5, 2011
Food and refreshments, noon
Memoriams, 1 pm
Hollywood Heritage Museum (Lasky-DeMille Barn)
2100 N. Highland (across from Hollywood Bowl), Hollywood

The Afternoon is free of charge and is open to all; no RSVPs are necessary.

*If you can help us in finding speakers or memoriam writers for those persons marked with an asterisk above, please leave a comment below. If you cannot appear or speak in person please write something for us and we will have a volunteer read it (one speaker and three minute limit per honoree.) When possible we will give preference to those who knew the honoree personally.

This event covers everyone in the business of animation and visual effects – traditional and CG, labor and management, artists, producers, directors, writers, technicians, editors, voice actors, etc. If you know of anyone in our community who passed away between January 1, 2010 and January 31, 2011 and is not on our list, please post a comment below and I will contact you.



Kyle said...

My father, Boyd Kirkland, passed on Jan. 27th 2011. He was a television animation producer, director, storyboard artist, layout artist and writer.

Jeff Massie said...

John Dorman, Tony Geiss and Boyd Kirkland have all been added to our list since the original posting.

Mike said...

John Sparey?

Jeff Massie said...

John Sparey is included as well.

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