OF THE MONTH
is the culmination of a lot of ideas from that have come to fruition. The style of animation, the puppets, the way we liberated the camera and cinematography — it was really important to feel an evolution there, not just feel like this was shot on a table top.”
The Aug. 11 suicide of Robin Williams at the age of 63 hit many of the comedian’s fans very hard. Among them were the animators and filmmakers who worked with Williams on his classic voice performance of the Genie in Disney’s 1992 animated feature Aladdin.
Williams won a special achievement Oscar for the role, which has been acclaimed by critics and beloved by fans.