Sheldon Cohen (artist)
Sheldon Cohen (born 1949) is a Montreal-based animator and children's book illustrator whose film animation work includes the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) productions The Sweater, a 1980 film adaptation of Roch Carrier's classic short story, the 2002 work I Want a Dog, based on the children's book of the same title by Dayal Kaur Khalsa and My Heart Attack (2015).
The Sweater received 15 international prizes, including a BAFTA Award for Best Animation. Cohen followed this success with a picture book version of the film as well a sequel, Un champion, which won him the Governor General's Award for French-language children's illustration.
- Official website website]
- Films by Sheldon Cohen at National Film Board of Canada (nfb.ca)
- Sheldon Cohen at Library of Congress Authorities, with 8 catalogue records
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