Animation Complex

The goal of Animation Complex is to look at animation through a critical, historical, and academic lens via writing, podcasts, and videos. We want people to look at animation as the artform it is, and educate them about the various ways it affects and is affected by our culture.

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Joy Batchelor

Joy Batchelor

Joy Batchelor is a pioneer of British animation, and for women in animation. As half of Halas and Batchelor Cartoon Films, Batchelor and husband John Halas are famous for the 1954 adaptation of Animal Farm, and much more.

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To be successful in this field, you need to become a problem solver with good observation skills and a desire to create things. You never stop learning in this field. You face new challenges with every new project, many of which require innovative solutions that you must discover on your own.

William Vaughan, Digital Modeling

Watch: Craig McCracken Interview

I had a chance to sit down with the prolific showrunner and discuss his latest show, Kid Cosmic.