Remember that video we posted the other day from the Super Bowl? Well, if you watch it you will notice that the California Raisins were featured in that commercial. Coincidentally, Will Vinton was a producer on the California Raisins Show back when the show aired in the late 80s, but that’s just a tip of the iceberg for the man who pretty much invented the ‘Claymation’ industry and helped produce some Emmy nominated shows such as Gary and Mike and The PJs, the latter of which had scored an award.
Will was nice enough to take part in a Reddit AMA, and although he really didn’t go into MUCH detail into a lot of projects, he did answer a question I had for him and he was nice enough to answer:
So, there you have it folks! Looks like Vinton will be focusing on animated films and live shows for the time being, but there’s no denying that Will has helped produce classic animated content that is still talked about today. Check out the rest of the Reddit AMA right here.