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Jimmy Murakami, "When the Wind Blows" Director, 1933 - 2014

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Cartoon Brew reports the passing of Jimmy Murakami at age 80, director of 1986′s animated feature film When the Wind Blows and an instrumental figure in the development of Ireland’s animation industry. Murakami was born in 1933 in San Jose, CA, and was sent to the Tule Lake Japanese-American internment camp during World War II, […]

Turner Classic Movies to Screen Rare Animation Marathon on October 21, 2012

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Turner Classic Movies will be hosting a rare animation marathon on Sunday, October 21, 2012, starting at 8:00 PM (all times ET) with the Fleischer Bros. Gulliver’s Travels and Mr. Bug Goes to Town features, followed by a slate of UPA short films at 11:00 PM and then a slate of silent animated shorts from […]

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