Farewell to Legendary Animator Richard Williams

Animator RICHARD WILLIAMS working on the ‘ragpicker’ character for A CHRISTMAS CAROL [BR 1971] Date: 1971

Richard Williams, best known for his work on “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” and two of the “Pink Panther” films, has died at the age of 86. 

Williams had a deep love for animation and passed along his knowledge to younger generations whenever possible. He played a key role in honing our skills, and from him, we learned how to study life around us. He was a pillar of inspiration to us and we relied heavily on the lessons that he shared. His highly acclaimed book, “The Animator’s Survival Kit” was one of the biggest foundations of our knowledge.

We wouldn’t have gotten as far as we did on our own without the knowledge shared by Richard Williams. He will live on through our work, as well as the work of his students around the world. 

His daughter, Natasha Williams, told the PA Media (UK national news agency) that her father was writing and animating until 6 p.m. on the day he died.

Rest in Peace, Richard Williams. Thank you for everything.

Delivery Dudes

Over the past few months, we’ve been working with the guys at Delivery Dudes to help create a company mascot and integrate him into their products. We were tasked with finalizing an initial character concept (originally designed by the one and only Bryan Waterman), producing a series of still images of the character, and creating some animations that will be included in a future update to the app.

We can’t say anything else at the moment, but we’re excited about the final results and can’t wait to share more!

“Caveman” Animated Ad (Sneak Peek)

For the past 8 months, we’ve been working on an animated ad for a new mobile app. The app itself is still in development and we still have a tiny bit of work left to do on the ad, so the full animation isn’t ready for public release; however, we’d like to share a sneak peek!

We’re very proud of our work on this project and can’t wait to share the full ad!