Saturday in Burbank: The Afternoon of Remembrance – Animation Scoop

Saturday in Burbank: The Afternoon of Remembrance

This Saturday (2/11) at Noon will be the Afternoon of Remembrance, when the animation family comes together to laugh, cry and remember all our friends who departed last year. All are welcome – the doors open at noon for refreshments, the memorials start at 1pm. At the Animation Guild in Burbank – 1105 N. Hollywood Way. Asifa-Hollywood and Woman In Animation, along with the Animation Guild co-sponsor this event.

Fifty-five of our community will be honored. Full list below.

In Memoriam 2016

Joe Alasky, voice actor for many Warner Bros characters.
Frank Armitage, background artist, Walt Disney and WDI
Wilma Baker, ink & paint artist Walt Disney.
Bob Balser, director, animator on Yellow Submarine and Heavy Metal
Nancy Bernstein, producer, Dreamworks.
Bob Birchard, editor, author, film historian
Marie Boughamer, ink & paint artist
Al Brodax, producer of the Yellow Submarine
Darwyn Cooke, storyboard and comic book artist
C.M. “Clay” Croker, animator, voice actor Space Ghost Coast2C.
Kevin Curran, Simpsons writer
Michael Docherty, storyboard artist
Kevin Donoghue, color key, layout artist
Alberto Dose, animator on Rugrats and Duckman
Leopoldo Duranona, model designer, layout artist
Christine Lawrence Finney, assistant animator Pocahontas, Lilo
Carrie Fisher, actress Family Guy, Robot Chicken
Eric Frederickson, storyboard artist
Lois Freeman, ink & paint artist
Makiko Futaki, animator Akira, Mononoke
Daniel Gerson, cowriter of Big Hero 6 and Monsters Inc.
Pat Harrington Jr, voice actor
Todd Hoff, assistant animator
Gary Hoffman, layout artist
Gordon Hunt, voice director on all the famous H&B series.
Robert Inman, background artist
Julia Kalantarova, production designer
Igor Khait, producer
Sammie June Lanham, assistant animator
Peter Lonsdale, editor
Andrea Losch, pioneering CGI artist, Symbolics, Boss
Ashley Lupin, VFX artist Filmation
Dan McLaughlin, UCLA teacher, filmmaker
Evelyn Mehring, ink & paint artist
Corinne Miller, Xerox processor
LeClair Michelle Moore, ink & paint artist
Richard T. Moore, comic artist
Scott Nimerfro, animator
Marni Nixon, singer Mulan
Dave O’Day, layout artist, animator He-Man, She-Ra
Marilyn Pierson, ink & paint artist
Simon Praamsma, assistant animator
Willis Pyle, one of the last Golden Age Disney animators.
Janet Rea, Xerox processor
Debbie Reynolds, actress, voice of Charlotte in Charlottes Web.
Garry Shandling, actor, voice on Over the Hedge.
Roger Slifer, producer of Yu-Gi-Oh!
Zdenek Semtana, Czech animator
Alex Stitt, Australian animator, children’s book author
Janet Waldo, actress voice of Judy Jetson and Penelope Pittstop.
John Walker, Sr., animator, director
Roger Way, British animator
Charles F.“Chuck” Williams, Disney assistant animator
Tyrus “Ty” Wong, legendary production designer of Bambi
Gloria Wood, background artist
Michiyo Yasuda, color designer for all Miyazaki films.
Alan Young, the voice of Scrooge McDuck.

Jerry Beck

Jerry Beck

Writer, cartoon producer and author of more than 15 books on animation history. A former studio exec with Nickelodeon and Disney; currently on the faculty at both CalArts in Valencia and Woodbury University in Burbank.
Jerry Beck
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