Latin American Animation Day pays homage to legend

April 11, 2018

By Cristal Gomez Latin American Animation Day showcased short films from Mexico, Chile and Brazil, including “Inner Workings,” a Disney short film directed by Brazil-born Leo Matsuda. As a tribute to the late Bill Melendez, there was a section showing his various works for Disney, Warner Brothers and Charles Schulz. Tom Sito, a friend to Melendez, spoke about the various projects and styles Melendez typically did for his assignments. Sito…


Art Department presents fourth annual Animation Day

By Susan Lorenzana The Art Department at East Los Angeles College will  present the fourth Annual Animation Day to take place on Saturday, from 12:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. The goal of  ELAC International Animation Festival is to give information and an entertaining introduction to international contemporary animation. ELAC will partner up with Cinema Without Borders for the fourth time. The head of the animation department, Michael Libonati, has organized…

March 21, 2018