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Trevor Hogg chats with creator-director Luke Jurevicius, art director Deane Taylor and co-producer / animation director David Webster about their work on The Adventures of Figaro Pho....

Luke JureviciusNightlights figured into the childhood of the creator of The Adventures of Figaro Pho which revolves around an excessively paranoid boy. “Yes.  [I had] several to be honest,” admits Luke Jurevicius.  “Although I did have one nightlight that was in the shape of a gnome that once alight looked demonically possessed.”   A frequent collaborator with the Australian illustrator had a different experience.   “Having a nightlight as a child wasn't necessary but as an adult it helps, as does a clove of garlic a wooden stake and a potato masher,” remarks Art Director Deane Taylor (All Dogs Go to Heaven 2) who recalls a particular animated feature which left a lasting impression.  “One that still stays with me was Disney's Snow White [1937]. I thought the witch was brilliant, »


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