Cartoonist Chuck Joneâ€™s life in photos
Cartoonist Chuck Jones would have turned 100 this September. He passed away in 2002.
Jones, may be best known for his work on characters like Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Wile E. Coyote, Road Runner, PepÃ© Le Pew, Marvin the Martian and on.
The Chuck Jones Center for Creativity, a Newport Beach Film Festival Event Sponsor, will be hosting a morning of Chuck Jones animated cartoons at Triangle Square, Costa Mesa Saturday, April 28th at 11:00 a.m. Among the many short cartoons to be shown will be one of his masterpieces, "One Froggy Evening."
Following the showing at 1:30 p.m., there will be a panel discussion and seminar on animation with June Foray, celebrated voice actress (Rocky the Flying Squirrel, Natasha Fatale and Witch Hazel); Emmy Award-winning producer Linda Jones Clough; Jeff DeGrandis, "Dora the Explorer" producer and director; Chris Bailey, animation director, character designer ("Hop") and writer; and photographer Marian Jones, Chuck Jones's widow. The discussion will be moderated by Craig Kausen, chairman of the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity.
For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit their site: newportbeach.festivalgenius.com
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