Today’s show: Cult animation
January 10, 2012
— Biography and Autobiography
Tonight at 8pm on Resonance 104.4 FM…
Clear Spot: Cult Animation
Alex Fitch talks to three directors of innovative new animated films. Alex talks to Oscar Winner (2011 co-director Short Animated film) Shaun Tan about the adaptation of his acclaimed picture book The Lost Thing and to web animator Jonti Picking about his cult animated series Weebl and Bob as well as his adverts for Cadbury’s Creme Eggs (is it that time of year already?) and Anchor Butter.
Alex is joined by Dickon Harris for an interview with comic book creator turned animator Eric Khoo who has directed a portmanteau film called Tatsumi, based on the work of Yoshihito Tatsumi, including five of his short stories and bookends adapting his autobiography A Drifting Life.
8pm, Tuesday 10th January 2012, Resonance 104.4FM / streamed at www.resonancefm.com / extended podcast of Eric Khoo online now / extended podcast of Tan and Picking interviews at www.electricsheepmagazine.co.uk/events after broadcast.
Listen to Alex’s previous interview with Shaun Tan
GOSH! – UPCOMING EVENTS
Free ‘Thinking Comics’ reading group discusses Phonogram: The Singles Club & Hitsville Uk by John Riordan and Dan Cox. All welcome.
January 11, 2012 – 7.15-9pm
CRAIG THOMPSON signing copies of Habibi, Blankets and more, 5pm-7pm,
Saturday 21st January
EDDIE CAMPBELL signing at 6:30pm, Friday 3rd February
1, Berwick Street, London W1F 0DR / www.goshlondon.com
Nearest tube: Picadilly Circus / Leicester Square
Other comics events:
Course: Drawing For The Graphic Novel
Stephen Marchant’s 11-week course on Thursday evenings run by Birkbeck College in association with the Cartoon Museum.
Where: Cartoon Museum, London
When: January 12, 2012
Rethinking the History of Childhood: Narratives, Sources, Debates
The history of childhood is now ripe for re-evaluation. The conference will
debate existing paradigms while welcoming the work of new scholars.
Where: University of Greenwich, Centre for the Study of Play and Recreation
When: January 14, 2012
For more info: www.paulgravett.com