(1914 - 1987)
Norman McLaren was active/lived in Quebec, Alberta / Canada, Scotland. Norman McLaren is known for Animation, filmmaking, painting on film, cartoons, sculpture, serigraphs, teaching.
McLaren (c.1952). Courtesy McLaren 2014.
Biography Norman McLaren
Norman McLaren CC, CQ, LL.D, D.Litt, RCA (1914 - 1987)
"Norman McLaren is the most influential animator in the history of the art of animation. Over many years of constant ground-breaking research and experimentation he has created a coherent and extraordinary body of work with a unique inventiveness. This is best exemplified by his most important film, the anti-war parable Neighbours." - UNESCO Memory of the World Register (1)
An important and influential avant garde* filmmaker, cartoonist, animation pioneer, musician, printmaker, and educator, Norman McLaren was born in Stirling, Scotland and died in Montreal, Canada. The creator of over 70 short films, he was a pioneer in several animation techniques, perhaps most fa
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