Norman McLaren
Date of Birth
Apr 11, 1914
Birth Place:
Stirling, Scotland, UK


Innovative and distinguished animator Norman McLaren has made a number of award-winning animated films and is credited for perfecting Len Lye's technique of painting images to be animated directly on the film stock. McLaren was also a founding member of the Canadian National Film Board. Born in Stirling, Scotland, McLaren was still a student at the Glasgow School of Art and only 19 years old when...