Alison Snowden (partial data)
Countries: Canada / United Kingdom
Films directed by Alison Snowden
Quote by Alison Snowden
"We [David Fine and I] went to film school. That's why we always write first, because really, we're interested in the story and the animation is really just a means to communicate it.
-- Alison Snowden
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Notes about Alison Snowden
- Born in Nottingham, England.
- Studied at Mansfield Art College, Lanchester Polytechnic, and the
National Film and Television School, where she met Canadian David Fine,
her future collaborator and husband.
- Moved to Canada after finishing film school, to work at the National Film
- Co-creator (with David Fine) of the animated television series 'Bob and
Margaret,' in which she also acted (as the voice of Margaret).
Section 1: Publications about Alison Snowden
Brief Sections of Books
Coelho, Cesar, Marcos Magalhães, Aida Queiroz, and Léa Zagury. Animation Now! Edited by Julius Wiedemann. Koln: Taschen, 2004.
Lenburg, Jeff. Who's Who in Animated Cartoons:
International Guide to Film & Television's Award-Winning and Legendary
Animators. New York: Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, 2006.
(s.v. 'Snowden, Alison')
Section 2: Publications about the Films of Alison Snowden
(2018) (also known as:
Newspaper or Magazine Articles
Ahearn, Victoria. "Oscar-nominated duo faced health scare." Interview with David Fine, Alison Snowden. Victoria Times Colonist, February 20, 2019.
Dunlevy, T'cha. "Oscar-nominated NFB short goes long with laughter; Animal Behaviour ponders an array of fidgety, anxious, neurotic creatures." Interview with Michael Fukushima. Montreal Gazette, February 16, 2019.
Fayerman, Pamela. "Film an ode to life-saving hospital team; Animated short dedicated to medical professionals at Vancouver General." Vancouver Sun, November 13, 2018.
Gee, Dana. "Animated short nets filmmaking couple fourth Academy Award nomination." Interview with David Fine, Alison Snowden. Vancouver Sun, January 23, 2019.
Gee, Dana. "Basic Instinct; Therapy goes to the dogs in animated short as animals gather to sort out their feelings." Interview with David Fine, Alison Snowden. Vancouver Sun, September 6, 2018.
Hertz, Barry. "Canadian animators draw Oscar's attention." Globe and Mail, January 23, 2019.
Rubinoff, Joel. "Animation duo looks to Oscars." Interview with David Fine. Toronto Star, February 19, 2019.
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