Frédéric Back

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Frédéric Back
Born April 8, 1924(1924-04-08)
Saarbrücken, Territory of the Saar Basin (present-day Germany)
Died December 24, 2013(2013-12-24) (aged 89)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Occupation Animator
Illustrator
Movie director
Screenwriter
Years active 1970–1993
Awards Order of Canada
National Order of Quebec

Frédéric Back (April 8, 1924 – December 24, 2013) was a Canadian artist and movie director of short animated movies. He won two Academy Awards. His first was for his movie Tout rein and his second for Crac!.

Back was born in Saarbrücken, Saar. He moved to Canada in 1948. He worked as a teacher at École des Beaux-Arts de Montréal. Back died of cancer in Montreal on December 24, 2013.[1]

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