Toon Boom Sponsors John K. at TAAFI 2012

Toronto - June 20, 2012

Sometimes great things happen! We are delighted to announce that Toon Boom Animation is sponsoring the TAAFI 2012 session with John Kricfalusi: Cartoony Animation.

Kirk peeks out

For those of you who don’t know who John K is..where have you been?!… John K. is the moniker for John Kricfalusi (from Chicoutimi, Quebec, Canada) animation and cartoon genius behind such gems as Nikelodeon’s The Ren & Stimpy Show; a made-for-web cartoon series The Goddamn George Liquour Program; Weekend Pussy Hunt; Fox Kids The Ripping Yarns. He has even directed a video for the song  I Miss You by Icelandic songstress Bjork song.

John K. uses Toon Boom Harmony, our flagship animation software in his work. To find out how he uses Harmony read the article here; John K. Interview

Recently, his work was seen in the opening sequence of the animation classic The Simpsons, episode, “Bart Stops to Smell the Roosevelts (Season 23, episode 2). You can watch the opening sequence here

The Simpsons intro sequence from - Bart Stops to Smell the Roosevelts

The session at TAAFI is called Cartoony Animation and will cover the cartoons and artists who inspired him to create his memorable characters. Find out how he learned from the masters during his time at Hanna Barbera through to his latest ventures and his influence on the animation industry in general.

REGISTER for the John Kricfalusi: Cartoony Animation event.

John K. Stuff! blog