AWN has a new interview now with Frédéric Back, independent animator of the 1987 Oscar-winning animated short, The Man Who Planted Trees. In the interview Back discusses his current work and his views on Disney animation past and Pixar animation present, among other subjects. Those local to or visiting the Los Angeles area between now and November 1st may wish to stop by his Life’s Drawings exhibit that is mentioned at the beginning of the AWN article.