Category Archives: ANIMATION ANECDOTES

Animation Anecdotes #281
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 23, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #281

“Columbia did not like the cartoon at all,” said Bill Scott of UPA’s Rooty Toot Toot. “They really would have liked for us to go back to just doing more Fox and Crow”.

Animation Anecdotes #280
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 16, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #280

“It all pretty much started when I was sitting in (Michael) Eisner’s living room with a dish of Gummi Bears sitting on the coffee table.” – Gary Krisel, on the origin of The Disney Afternoon.

Animation Anecdotes #279
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 9, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #279

Ren And Stimpy producer Jim Ballantine said “A lot of people assume Ren and Stimpy are gay. Two guys who sleep in the same bed. Just like Laurel and Hardy – but no one ever suspected them of being gay.”

Animation Anecdotes #278
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 2, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #278

“I was definitely influenced by the Hanna-Barbera drawing style, by The Flintstones,” says Matt Groening. “Homer’s beard line was definitely influenced by Fred Flintsone.”

Animation Anecdotes #277
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 26, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #277

“It was in 1976 that Steven Lisberger, while watching the Summer Olympics on television, conceived the idea of a playful parody with animal characters in a musical fantasy employing the finest methods of animation.”

Animation Anecdotes #276
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 19, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #276

Matt Groening shared “I have an office that is full of bootleg merchandise that people send me, because the fans know that I collect this stuff.”

Animation Anecdotes #275
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August 12, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #275

Matt Groening said in 1992, “I’m working with Brad Bird on a spin-off of The Simpsons called The Krusty the Clown Show. I think it will be the first live-action spin-off of a cartoon.

Animation Anecdotes #274
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 5, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #274

Gerald Scarfe spent years working with Disney on concept art on the Disney animated feature Hercules (1997). He spent an entire year at his home in Chelsea just concoting characters.