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Norman McLaren (1914–1987)


Norman McLaren is one of the most awarded filmmakers in the history of Canadian cinema, and a pioneer in both animation and filmmaking. Born in Scotland, he entered the Glasgow School of Fine Arts in 1932 to study set design. His early experiments in animation included actually scratching and painting the film stock itself, as he did not have ready... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 22 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Neighbours Producer
(1952)
Serenal Producer
(1959)
Begone Dull Care Producer
(1950)
Pas de deux Producer
(1968)

Filmography

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 1978 Animated Motion #5 (Short documentary) (producer)
 1977 Animated Motion #2 (Short) (producer)
 1977 Animated Motion #3 (Short) (producer)
 1977 Animated Motion #4 (Short) (producer)
 1976 Animated Motion #1 (Short) (producer)
 1972 Ballet Adagio (Short) (producer - uncredited)
 1971 Synchromy (Short) (producer)
 1969 Spheres (Short) (producer)
 1968 Pas de deux (Short) (producer - uncredited)
 1966/I Mosaic (Short) (producer)
 1964 Canon (Short) (producer)
 1962 Lines: Horizontal (Short) (producer)
 1961 New York Lightboard Record (Documentary short) (producer)
 1960 Lines: Vertical (Short) (producer)
 1960 Opening Speech (Short) (producer)
 1959 Jack Paar Credit Titles (Short) (producer)
 1959 Mail Early for Xmas (Short) (producer)
 1959 Serenal (Short) (producer)
 1959 Short and Suite (Short) (producer)
 1958 The Blackbird (Short) (producer)
 1956 Rythmetic (Short) (producer)
 1955 Blinkity Blank (Short) (producer)
 1953 Two Bagatelles (Short) (producer)
 1953 Around Is Around (Short) (producer)
 1952 A Phantasy (Short) (producer)
 1952 Twirligig (Short) (producer - uncredited)
 1952 Neighbours (Short) (producer)
 1951 Now Is the Time (Short) (producer)
 1951 Pen Point Percussion (Documentary short) (producer)
 1950 Begone Dull Care (Short) (producer)
 1947 Fiddle-de-dee (Short) (producer)
 1947 La poulette grise (Short) (producer)
 1946 Hoppity Pop (Short) (producer)
 1946 Là-haut sur ces montagnes (Short) (producer)
 1945 Let's All Sing Together: No. 3 (Short) (producer)
 1945 Let's All Sing Together: No. 4 (Short) (producer)
 1945 Let's All Sing Together: No. 5 (Short) (producer)
 1945 Let's All Sing Together: No. 6 (Short) (producer)
 1944 Alouette (Short) (producer)
 1944 A Rainy Day (Short) (producer)
 1944 C'est l'aviron (Short) (producer)
 1944 Chants populaires nº 5 (Short) (producer)
 1944 Chants populaires nº 6 (Short) (producer)
 1944 Keep Your Mouth Shut (Short) (producer)
 1944 Let's All Sing Together: No. 1 (Short) (producer)
 1944 Let's All Sing Together: No. 2 (Short) (producer)
 1944 Chants populaires nº 4 (Short) (producer)
 1944 Chants populaires nº 3 (Short) (producer)
 1944 Chants populaires nº 2 (Short) (producer)
 1944 Chants populaires nº 1 (Short) (producer)
 1943 Dollar Dance (Short) (producer)
 1943 Tic Tac Toe (Short) (producer)
 1942 Five for Four (Short) (producer)
 1942 Hen Hop (Short) (producer)
 1941 Boogie-Doodle (Short) (producer - uncredited)
 1941/I V for Victory (Short) (producer)
 1941 Mail Early (Short) (producer)
 1940 Dots (Short) (producer)
 1940 Loops (Short) (producer)
 1940 Spook Sport (Short) (producer)
 1940 NBC Greeting (Short) (producer)
 1940 NBC Valentine Greeting (Short) (producer)
 1939 Love on the Wing (Short) (producer)
 1939 Scherzo (Short) (producer)
 1939 Stars and Stripes (Short) (producer)
 1938 Mony a Pickle (Short) (producer)
 1937 Book Bargain (Documentary short) (producer)
 1937 News for the Navy (Short) (producer)
 1936 Defence of Madrid (Short) (producer)
 1936 Hell Unltd (Documentary short) (producer)
 1935 Camera Makes Whoopee (Short) (producer)
 1935 Polychrome Fantasy (Short) (producer)
 1933 7 Till 5 (Documentary short) (producer)
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Mr. McLaren | N. McLaren | W.N. McLaren | McLaren | McLaren & Munro
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Is renowned as one of greatest geniuses in animation, best known for his films which he developed new animation techniques such as drawing directly on film stock and pixilation. See more »

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