CCAD grad Dan Scanlon hopeful ‘Onward’ will gain Oscar

When the winner of the finest animated function film is announced Sunday at the Academy Awards, Jeff Smith will be pulling for Dan Scanlon.

Filmmaker Dan Scanlon

Smith, the Columbus cartoonist most effective-identified for the comedian e book “Bone,” very first achieved Scanlon additional than two a long time in the past. In the late 1990s, Scanlon, then a the latest graduate of the Columbus School of Artwork & Style and design, went to operate for Character Builders, a now-defunct animation studio that experienced been co-launched by Smith.

By the early 2000s, Scanlon had located his way to Pixar Animation Studios in California, wherever he has labored as a storyboard artist, member of the senior creative workforce and, most not too long ago, the co-author and director of the strike personal computer-animated element “Onward” — just one of 5 movies nominated for greatest animated function film at this year’s Oscars.

Next Post

Last views right after migrating from Apple Audio to Spotify

In April, I made a decision to give Spotify a attempt over Apple Tunes. As an Apple New music subscriber since working day one, I generally questioned how it was applying Apple’s most essential competitor in the new music streaming war. Immediately after nearly a thirty day period, I ultimately […]