If you are going to dream, ... dream big.
I always got in trouble in school for writing stories
I'm absolutely stunned by the response to the festival's decision to go annual, ... I didn't expect that we'd come close to breaking last year's record of 1,967 submissions, more than any other animation festival in the world.
These are films you won't see on Teletoon.
As long as we had the numbers, we weren't going to lose.
Being the first year, every swim is almost a new record.
I weed out the obvious ones that no one will convince me to show. My first rule is that it has to be a film you would want to see again.
It's an exciting and interesting film that is unique in the way it deals with real life in this district.
was so creative, and it didn't talk down to children. It treated them with respect, and it helped to bring different styles of animation to a wider audience.
The water's rising pretty fast, ... I got a hammer and an ax and a crowbar, but I'm holding off on breaking through the roof until the last minute. Tell someone to come get me please. I want to live.
I like unkempt; I don't mind if I have holes in my jacket or whatever. I think people should look more the way they feel.
In 2000, I fell in love. I had never felt anything like that before in my life. It kind of took me over.
Life is different than it was in the Nineties. I'm a dad, and there are other things I have to get done in an afternoon than just being an artist.
Part of getting older is realizing that you can integrate all these different areas of your life, rather than the adolescent mindset, which for me lasted a long time, which says, 'It's all or nothing.
Right now, I've never been more impressed by the new bands that we meet. I may be 10, 20 years older, but we're all on the same page about culture, music and life.