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Conversations with pioneering animators and comics artists

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

 

"Persistance Of Kat Klocks" by Carol Lay

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Leanne Grabel's Brontosaurus

Airs at: Thu, 09/22/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Leanne Grabel is an Portland-based author, illustrator, and poet who has also run a café and performance space and taught in public schools and treatment centers.  She’s written books and produced spoken-word shows, including The Lighter Side of Chronic Depression and An... Read more

The Disney Revolt - Part Two

Airs at: Thu, 09/08/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  In 1941, simmering tensions between Walt Disney Studios and its animators boiled over into one of the most notorious walkouts in American labor history, an incident that changed the face of the animation industry.  Behind the surfact of the Disney Strike is a tangled sto... Read more

The Disney Revolt - Part One

Airs at: Thu, 08/25/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  In 1941, simmering tensions between Walt Disney Studios and its animators boiled over into one of the most notorious walkouts in American labor history, an incident that changed the face of the animation industry.  Behind the surfact of the Disney Strike is a tangled sto... Read more

Orpheus PDX Opera

Airs at: Thu, 08/11/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Orpheus PDX is the newest opera company in the Pacific Northwest, bringing together talent from around the world with the intention of making opera more accessible and intimate.  Their inaugural season opened in August 2022 with the Monteverdi opera L’Orfeo, and continue... Read more

Midsummer Night's Dream in Prison

Airs at: Thu, 07/28/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Bushra Azzouz was an Iraqi-born experimental filmmaker who directed documentaries and mentored students for two decades at the Northwest Film Center's School of Film.  When she died in 2019, her colleagues Ellen Thomas and Enie Vaisburd took up her unfinished project A M... Read more

Independent Stop-Motion Animators

Airs at: Thu, 07/14/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Portland is an international hub for stop-motion animation, and Jerold Howard and Suzanne Moulton are two of the most innovative artists in the field. Suzanne is a filmmaker, artist, and educator.  She’s worked with Tim Burton on Frankenweenie and Henry Selick on Corali... Read more

PAM CUT and Psychotronic Cinema

Airs at: Thu, 06/23/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  In the spring of 2020, the Northwest Film Center shut the doors of its Whitsell Auditorium in the face of the Covid lockdown.  Now, the space is opening back up again, but with a different name and different priorities.  Jon Richardson fills us in on the changes at PAM C... Read more

SuperButch - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 06/09/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Portland alt-comics heavyweights Barry Deutsch (Hereville) and Becky Hawkins (French Toast Comix) have teamed up to create SuperButch, the adventures of a lesbian superhero and the citizens whose lives she transforms.  Set in the 1940's when many gay Americans led double... Read more

Animation Outlaws

Airs at: Thu, 05/26/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Kat Alioshin is a film director and producer who's helped shepherd numerous stop-motion animated classics to the big screen, including The Nightmare Before Christmas, The Corpse Bride, Coraline, and James and the Giant Peach. Now she's turned for inspiration to the long... Read more

Animation Outlaws - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 05/26/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  In this extended version of our conversation with Craig "Spike" Decker and documentarian Kat Alioshin, we hear more about the history of the Spike and Mike Festival of Animation. Spike teamed up with Mike Gribble in the 1970's to launch the Spike and Mike Festival (and ... Read more