Join Academy Award®-winning animator, author, and teacher John Canemaker as he discusses his 30-year friendship with legendary Disney character animators, Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston, and analyzes their animation techniques.
Tickets for Sincerely, Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston with John Canemaker will be available as follows:
- All member levels: Reserve tickets online beginning Thursday, December 1 at noon.
- Public (non-members): Remaining tickets available online beginning Friday, December 2 at noon.
About the Speaker
John Canemaker won Academy® and Emmy® Awards for his animated short The Moon and the Son: An Imagined Conversation (2005). His films are part of the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences and are distributed by Milestone Film & Video.
He is the author of 12 acclaimed books on animation history, including The Art and Flair of Mary Blair, Walt Disney's Nine Old Men and the Art of Animation, and Winsor McCay – His Life and Art.
He recently retired as a full professor and head of the Animation Department at New York University Tisch School of the Arts where he taught from 1988–2022. Canemaker is a recipient of NYU’s Distinguished Teaching Award for “exceptional teaching inside and outside the classroom.”