UCLA to fete ‘Simpsons’ director

David Silverman will receive animation award

UCLA is set to honor “The Simpsons” helmer David Silverman with its first outstanding contribution to animation kudo June 6 at the school’s James Bridges Theater.

Part of UCLA’s New Creative Work fest, the toon gala will also feature a collection of animated student films.

Silverman, a UCLA alum, has also worked on such feature toons as “Monsters, Inc.” and “Ice Age,” and he’s won four Emmys for the Fox animated series.

Fest will run June 5-13.

Information is available at www.tft.ucla.edu/festival.

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