John Weldon (animator)
John Weldon (born May 11, 1945 in Belleville, Ontario) is a Canadian actor, composer, animator and movie director, known for his National Film Board of Canada (NFB) animated shorts. He lives in Montreal. Following his retirement from the NFB, Weldon has devoted his time to songwriting and comic books, including a planned comic book series, Ashcan Alley.
- What Do You Do? (1976, animator)
- Spinnolio (1977)
- Special Delivery (1978)
- The Log Driver's Waltz (1979)
- Real Inside (1984)
- Of Dice and Men (1988)
- To Be (1990)
- The Lump (1991)
- Scant Sanity (1996)
- Frank the Wrabbit (1998)
- The Hungry Squid (2001)
- Noël Noël (2003) (script)
- Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film for Special Delivery in 1979.
- Nominated for a Golden Palm for Best Short Film for To Be, in 1990.
- Lenburg, Jeff (1 June 2006). "Weldon, John". Who's Who in Animated Cartoons: An International Guide to Film and Television's Award-Winning and Legendary Animators. Applause Books. pp. 352–3. ISBN 978-1557836717. Retrieved 31 July 2012.
- John Weldon's Web Site
- Watch John Weldon's films at NFB.ca
- John Weldon at The Film Reference Library. Retrieved on July 8, 2007.
- John Weldon at the Internet Movie Database Canada
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