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Congratulations, Coraline & Fantastic Mr. Fox

February 2nd, 2010 by Anne Richardson · 1 Comment · News

Portland represents at the Oscars once again this year. Last year we sent two directors: Gus Van Sant for Milk and Irene Taylor Brodsky for The Final Inch. This year we sent animators- lots of them. Coraline employed a small nation state of caffeine fueled Portland obsessives. As it happens, both Coraline and one of its competitors, The Fantastic Mr. Fox, showcase the stop motion work of graduates of Will Vinton Studios.

Top Photo: Travis Knight, lead animator on Coraline. Bottom photo: Mark Gustafson, working on The PJ’s at Will Vinton Studio. Gustafson is the animation director on The Fantastic Mr. Fox.

Gee…..thanks, Will!

This post brought to you by the Oregon Cartoon Institute.

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  • 1 Homer Groening, Oregon filmmaker | Oregon Movies, A to Z // Feb 12, 2010 at 11:57 am

    [...] Mark Gustafson next month will be in Los Angeles nervously waiting as they open the envelope for Best Animated Feature. Both artists are former Will Vinton Studio employees, mentored by Will, who was mentored by Homer. [...]

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