Vince is one whom we consider to be an expert clay
animator. He worked for Will Vinton Studios for four
years. His filmography explains his credibility by itself. He is
truly gifted and amazing, not to mention that he is very
polite about returning e-mails promptly. His website is also awesome!
Michael Frierson: Dr.
Frierson is professor of broadcasting cinema at the
University of North Carolina in Greensboro (UNCG). He
wrote the informative book Clay Animation: American
highlights 1908 to the Present. He is definitely a
wonderful and insightful resource.
Fiesterman: Former Art
Director/Senior Animator at Will Vinton Productions. He
is an Illustrator/Animator/Multimedia Director. I suggest
that you check out his website which is also very cool.
- John Lemmon: A commercial clay
animator. He has capitalized on the technique of clay
replacement, restoring the 'bouncy' feeling of cel
animation to clay.
Terrell: Although he now
does a lot with 3D Computer Animation, Robert also spent
some time working at Will Vinton Studios. His
filmography is also quite impressive, as is his