Russian Animation Director Andrei Svislotski, Key Determine At Klasky Csupo, Dies At 62

Svislotski emigrated to the US in 1992, and have become a key determine at Klasky Csupo the place he labored for the subsequent 14 years. His work, as a director, storyboard artist, designer, and animator might be seen on lots of the studio’s iconic productions, together with sequence reminiscent of Duckman, Santo Bugito, and Rugrats, and options like The Wild Thornberries Film and Rugrats in Paris: The Film.

As animation director, he was nominated for an Emmy for Aaahh!!! Actual Monsters. Different animation course credit embody the sequence Rocket Energy, As Informed by Ginger, and All Grown Up. He was additionally a sequence director on The Rugrats Film and Rugrats in Paris.

Actor Tim Curry, who labored with Svislotski on Duckman and supported his utility for an America visa, stated of Svislotski:

Svislotski is an absolute grasp of his craft, an influential genius whose magnificent animation of the character whose voice I play in Duckman by no means fails to astound me. Each nuance of emotion, humor or satire that I put into the soundtrack is magnificently developed and nearly magically reworked into actions and facial expressions of the animated character.

Since leaving Klasky Csupo, he had a sturdy profession at studios together with Wild Canary Animation, Brown Bag Movies, Common Animation, Disney Tv Animation, and Vanguard Animation. Most just lately, he was animation director of PBS’s Curious George, the place he labored on seasons 10-15 and acquired an Emmy nomination for guiding in an animated program.

As a storyboard artist, Svislotski earned on Masha and the Bear, Doc McStuffins, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Peter Rabbit, and Miles From Tomorrowland.

Svislotski maintained a website with many examples of his movies, drawings, and animatics.

Svislotski is survived by his spouse Elena and son Kirill. A fundraiser has been set as much as assist assist Svislotski’s household.