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Will Vinton is a Actor, Director, Producer, Editor and Animation Director American born on 17 november 1947 at McMinnville (USA)

Will Vinton

Will Vinton
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Nationality USA
Birth 17 november 1947 at McMinnville (USA)
Death 4 october 2018 (at 70 years)

Will Vinton (born November 17, 1947) is an American director and producer of animated films. He was born in McMinnville, Oregon, near Portland. He has won an Oscar for his work, and several Emmy Awards and Clio Awards for the work of his studio.

Biography

Au cours des années 1960, Will Vinton a étudié la physique, l’architecture et la réalisation de films à l’université de Californie à Berkeley, où il a été influencé par les travaux d’Antoni Gaudí. [2] Pendant ce temps, Will Vinton a réalisé un long métrage documentaire en noir et blanc sur le mouvement de contre-culture californien intitulé Gone For a Better Deal, qui a fait la tournée des campus universitaires dans différents festivals de cinéma de l'époque. Deux autres films sur les manifestations étudiantes ont suivi, Berkeley Games et First Ten Days, ainsi qu'une courte réponse narrative et sa première animation, Culture Shock.

Best films

Moonwalker (1988)
(Director)
The Wild (2006)
(Executive Producer)

Usually with

Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Will Vinton (9 films)

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Actor

Bad 25
Bad 25 (2012)
, 2h3
Directed by Spike Lee
Origin USA
Genres Documentary, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Documentary films about music and musicians, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Musical films
Actors Michael Jackson, Spike Lee, Mariah Carey, Rubén Blades, Glen Ballard, Sheryl Crow
Rating79% 3.988763.988763.988763.988763.98876
The film includes behind the scenes clips of the recording session of Jackson's seventh studio album, Bad. It also features various people that had worked with Jackson during the Bad era (1986–1989) talking about the production of the album and the tour, acting or starring in some of Jackson's Bad singles and music videos including Sheryl Crow who was the duet partner with Jackson on the Bad World Tour for "I Just Can't Stop Loving You", Siedah Garrett, the original duet artist, talks about her experience with Jackson and many others. There are also interviews with influenced entertainers and artists.
The Adventures of Mark Twain, 1h26
Directed by Will Vinton
Origin USA
Genres Adventure, Animation
Themes Children's films
Actors James Whitmore, Dal McKennon, Will Vinton, Craig Bartlett
Roles Dan'l Webster
Rating73% 3.6915953.6915953.6915953.6915953.691595
After having a bout of one-upmanship, Tom Sawyer, Huck Finn, and Becky Thatcher sneak aboard an airship piloted by Mark Twain in an attempt to become famous aeronauts. Upon discovery, they find that Mark Twain intends to pilot the airship to meet Halley's Comet. Worried that this goal will end in their deaths, the trio learn to fly the ship while conspiring to sabotage the voyage.

Director

Moonwalker
Moonwalker (1988)
, 1h33
Directed by Will Vinton
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Musical, Crime
Themes Transport films, Films about automobiles, Superhero films, Musical films, Road movies, Chase films
Actors Joe Pesci, Michael Jackson, Sean Lennon, Mick Jagger, Brandon Quintin Adams, Maurissa Tancharoen
Rating61% 3.051743.051743.051743.051743.05174
1 partie Le film s'ouvre sur un clip de Man in the Mirror qui est constitué d'extraits de concerts de Michael Jackson. Arrive ensuite une rétrospective de la carrière du chanteur depuis ses débuts en 1969 avec les Jackson 5 jusqu'à la chanson Dirty Diana.
Meet the Raisins!, 24minutes
Directed by Will Vinton
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical, Animation
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Cam Clarke, Brian Cummings, David Downing, Jim Cummings, Dorian Harewood, Brian Stokes Mitchell
Rating82% 4.101634.101634.101634.101634.10163
Meet the Raisins! spoofs musical documentaries with its use of anthropomorphic food characters. Through its historical perspective, the special also provided an opportunity to elaborate on the personalities and introduce names of the simple yet popular characters. It follows the California Raisins' humble beginnings, rise to musical success, fall from stardom, and eventual comeback. This includes "home movie" clips, scenes of the group's early days as the Vine-Yls, concert footage, and interviews with the people behind the success of the California Raisins including manager Rudy Begaman. The group is also shown performing various hit songs.
Dinosaurs: A Fun Filled Trip Back in Time, 30minutes
Directed by Will Vinton
Origin USA
Genres Animation
Themes Films about animals, Dinosaur films, La préhistoire
Actors Fred Savage
Rating77% 3.8930653.8930653.8930653.8930653.893065
The video—with beginning scenes filmed in 1987—begins with a young boy named Phillip (played by Fred Savage) sitting in his bedroom, listening to loud music, and struggling to find an idea for a class report on a science topic. While struggling to find some ideas—and annoying his mother (offscreen) with his loud music—a song plays on his boom box, titled Mesozoic Mind, and the song provides him with an inspiration for his report: DINOSAURS!
The Adventures of Mark Twain, 1h26
Directed by Will Vinton
Origin USA
Genres Adventure, Animation
Themes Children's films
Actors James Whitmore, Dal McKennon, Will Vinton, Craig Bartlett
Rating73% 3.6915953.6915953.6915953.6915953.691595
After having a bout of one-upmanship, Tom Sawyer, Huck Finn, and Becky Thatcher sneak aboard an airship piloted by Mark Twain in an attempt to become famous aeronauts. Upon discovery, they find that Mark Twain intends to pilot the airship to meet Halley's Comet. Worried that this goal will end in their deaths, the trio learn to fly the ship while conspiring to sabotage the voyage.
The Great Cognito, 4minutes
Directed by Will Vinton
Origin USA
Genres Animation
Rating62% 3.146013.146013.146013.146013.14601
A monologist talks about war, adopting the faces of World War II-era figures.
Closed Mondays, 8minutes
Directed by Bob Gardiner, Will Vinton
Origin USA
Genres Fantasy, Animation
Rating64% 3.2456853.2456853.2456853.2456853.245685
The film opens with the words "Closed Mondays", written in white against a black background, filling the screen. Using a pull back shot, the camera then shows the viewer that the words are part of a sign that reads:

Producer

The Wild
The Wild (2006)
, 1h22
Directed by Steven Williams
Origin USA
Genres Adventure, Animation
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about animals, Mise en scène d'une girafe, Films about lions, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Kiefer Sutherland, James Belushi, Greg Cipes, Janeane Garofalo, Jason Connery, Richard Kind
Roles Executive Producer
Rating53% 2.6516752.6516752.6516752.6516752.651675
In Central Park Zoo, Samson the Lion tells his son Ryan stories of his adventures in the wild. That night, when the zoo closes, all the animals are free to roam. Samson, Benny, Bridget, Larry, and Nigel were in a turtle curling championship while Ryan was with his friends. Ryan accidentally alerts the Thompson Gazelles which head to the game. Samson and Ryan have a falling-out about the fact that Ryan can't roar and Ryan storms off, even though his father was sorry for what he said. Benny insists that Samson tells the truth to Ryan or he will lose his son. When Samson goes to talk to him, he is not home. Ryan has actually walked into a green box and accidentally gets shipped, which the legend tells will take him to the wild. With the help of a pigeon, Hamir, Samson and Benny go after him, sneaking into a garbage disposal truck with Nigel, Bridget, and Larry coming as well, accidentally throwing Benny off the truck. After passing through Times Square and nearly being crushed in the garbage disposal, the group encounters a pack of rabid stray dogs. Samson leads them through the sewer rather than scaring them off. There, they take directions to the docks from two street wise alligator brothers, Stan and Carmine.
Moonwalker
Moonwalker (1988)
, 1h33
Directed by Will Vinton
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Musical, Crime
Themes Transport films, Films about automobiles, Superhero films, Musical films, Road movies, Chase films
Actors Joe Pesci, Michael Jackson, Sean Lennon, Mick Jagger, Brandon Quintin Adams, Maurissa Tancharoen
Roles Producer
Rating61% 3.051743.051743.051743.051743.05174
1 partie Le film s'ouvre sur un clip de Man in the Mirror qui est constitué d'extraits de concerts de Michael Jackson. Arrive ensuite une rétrospective de la carrière du chanteur depuis ses débuts en 1969 avec les Jackson 5 jusqu'à la chanson Dirty Diana.
Meet the Raisins!, 24minutes
Directed by Will Vinton
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical, Animation
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Cam Clarke, Brian Cummings, David Downing, Jim Cummings, Dorian Harewood, Brian Stokes Mitchell
Roles Producer
Rating82% 4.101634.101634.101634.101634.10163
Meet the Raisins! spoofs musical documentaries with its use of anthropomorphic food characters. Through its historical perspective, the special also provided an opportunity to elaborate on the personalities and introduce names of the simple yet popular characters. It follows the California Raisins' humble beginnings, rise to musical success, fall from stardom, and eventual comeback. This includes "home movie" clips, scenes of the group's early days as the Vine-Yls, concert footage, and interviews with the people behind the success of the California Raisins including manager Rudy Begaman. The group is also shown performing various hit songs.
Dinosaurs: A Fun Filled Trip Back in Time, 30minutes
Directed by Will Vinton
Origin USA
Genres Animation
Themes Films about animals, Dinosaur films, La préhistoire
Actors Fred Savage
Roles Producer
Rating77% 3.8930653.8930653.8930653.8930653.893065
The video—with beginning scenes filmed in 1987—begins with a young boy named Phillip (played by Fred Savage) sitting in his bedroom, listening to loud music, and struggling to find an idea for a class report on a science topic. While struggling to find some ideas—and annoying his mother (offscreen) with his loud music—a song plays on his boom box, titled Mesozoic Mind, and the song provides him with an inspiration for his report: DINOSAURS!
The Adventures of Mark Twain, 1h26
Directed by Will Vinton
Origin USA
Genres Adventure, Animation
Themes Children's films
Actors James Whitmore, Dal McKennon, Will Vinton, Craig Bartlett
Roles Producer
Rating73% 3.6915953.6915953.6915953.6915953.691595
After having a bout of one-upmanship, Tom Sawyer, Huck Finn, and Becky Thatcher sneak aboard an airship piloted by Mark Twain in an attempt to become famous aeronauts. Upon discovery, they find that Mark Twain intends to pilot the airship to meet Halley's Comet. Worried that this goal will end in their deaths, the trio learn to fly the ship while conspiring to sabotage the voyage.

Editor

The Adventures of Mark Twain, 1h26
Directed by Will Vinton
Origin USA
Genres Adventure, Animation
Themes Children's films
Actors James Whitmore, Dal McKennon, Will Vinton, Craig Bartlett
Rating73% 3.6915953.6915953.6915953.6915953.691595
After having a bout of one-upmanship, Tom Sawyer, Huck Finn, and Becky Thatcher sneak aboard an airship piloted by Mark Twain in an attempt to become famous aeronauts. Upon discovery, they find that Mark Twain intends to pilot the airship to meet Halley's Comet. Worried that this goal will end in their deaths, the trio learn to fly the ship while conspiring to sabotage the voyage.

Visual effects

Return to Oz, 1h53
Directed by Walter Murch
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Fantasy, Adventure
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Monde imaginaire, Le pays d'Oz, Witches in film, Children's films, Robot films
Actors Fairuza Balk, Nicol Williamson, Brian Henson, Jean Marsh, Piper Laurie, Seán Barrett
Roles Animation Director
Rating66% 3.349243.349243.349243.349243.34924
In October 1899, six months after returning home from the Land of Oz, Dorothy Gale has become melancholic. Her Aunt Em and Uncle Henry take her to Dr. Worley, known for his electrotherapy treatments, and leave her under the care of Nurse Wilson. During a thunderstorm, the lab suffers a blackout and Dorothy is saved by a mysterious girl. They escape with Nurse Wilson in pursuit, and fall into a river. Dorothy clambers aboard a chicken coop, but the other girl appears to have vanished underwater.