Ian Emes Death – 73-year-old British artist and film director, Ian Emes, has died. His death was announced on Facebook by Pink Floyd today, July 22, 2023. He was born on August 17, 1949 in the United Kingdom. In addition to being the original animator for Pink Floyd, he is well-known for the inventive and experimental filmmaking techniques that he employs. The family members and friends including Pink Floyd mourn the death of their beloved.
About Ian Ronald Emes
The animations of Emes have been shown in significant exhibitions, such as the one titled Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains at the V&A (2017) and the one titled the National Film Theatre Retrospective (1980). Additionally, his pieces have been featured in concert tours of live music, such as Roger Waters’ Us + Them (2017), David Gilmour’s Live at the Royal Albert Hall (2016), and Mike Oldfield’s In Concert Tour (1980). In addition to being a nominee for the Emmy Award (2017) and the Oscar Academy Award (1984), he is the winner of three BAFTA Awards (1994, 2009, and 2011). He also won the Palme d’Or (1979) and the British Animation Award (2014).
Emes simultaneously expanded his career into live-action, writing and directing a number of short films. Among these was the ballroom dance comedy Goodie Two Shoes (1984), which was produced by Jeff Katzenberg, who was working at Paramount Pictures at the time. For this film, Emes was nominated for an Academy Award and won a BAFTA Award.
After that, Emes pursued a career in film and television, appearing in projects such as How to Be Cool, Streetwise, starring Andy Serkis (1989), and The Invisible Man (2000) for Universal Studios. How to Be Cool was adapted by Emes from the book written by Philip Pullman, who is also known as the author of The Golden Compass. Knights & Emeralds was Emes’s first attempt at writing and directing a full film. It was released in 1987 and was produced by Sir David Putnam for Goldcrest Films and Warner Brothers.
Television movies such as “The Munsters’ Scary Little Christmas” directed by John Landis and “Deadly Summer” (1997), which received positive reviews from film critics, including “The Yob,” a cult film that was released in 1987 for “The Comic Strip” and starred Keith Allen. Around the middle of the nineties, Emes was hired by Ridley Scott to work as an in-house director at Ridley Scott Associates.
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