“Drawing the Flintstones is very fulfilling for a Filipino,” said the assistant production manager of Fil-Cartoons. “Even if you just draw the mouth of Fred, you watch it on TV and say, ‘I did that!’.”
Don Bluth recalls, “Many people were saying, ‘Don’t touch animation. It’s a dinosaur that doesn’t work anymore’. But American Tail went on to gross over $150 million and suddenly, it looked viable again”.