Category Archives: ANIMATION ANECDOTES

Animation Anecdotes #195
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 16, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #195

Unproduced Don Bluth Films. Here are two more pitches that the Bluth studio prepared to pitch back in the 1980s and 90s – two projects that might have been. SATYRDAY….

Animation Anecdotes #194
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 9, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #194

The Wisdom of Walt Disney. The following quotes by Walt Disney come from Everyweek Magazine, a Sunday newspaper supplement in the Odgen Standard Examiner May 12 1935 from the collection…

Animation Anecdotes #193
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 2, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #193

Animated Hope. Popular comedian Bob Hope had a very distinctive face and he was always joking about his “ski slope” nose so you might think he would have been a…

In Her Own Words:  Linda Woolverton
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 31, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

In Her Own Words: Linda Woolverton

Born in Long Beach, California, Linda Woolverton holds a BFA in Theater Arts from Cal State University Long Beach and a Master’s Degree in Theater for Children from Cal State…

In His Own Words:  Ken Anderson
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 26, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

In His Own Words: Ken Anderson

Ken Anderson’ official credits list such titles at Disney as art direction, art supervision, story, color, styling, layout, production, character development and more. That made him a challenge to interview…

Animation Anecdotes #192
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 19, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #192

Two Greatest Disney Animation Scenes. In 1980, renowned writer Ray Bradbury wrote the following for the “The Moving Image” catalog, “I claim that the two finest pieces of film ever…

Animation Anecdotes #191
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 12, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #191

Disney Artist Norman Rockwell. Famed Saturday Evening Post cover illustrator Norman Rockwell ended up painting a cover of the well-loved Dell comic book series Walt Disney’s Comic Book and Stories….

Animation Anecdotes #190
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 5, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #190

Birth of Coal Black. Animation legend Bob Clampett had gone to see a Duke Ellington revue in Los Angeles called “Jump for Joy”. After the show, Bob went backstage and…

Animation Anecdotes #189
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 28, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #189

The Animated Hair. In the cartoon “Magical Maestro” (1952), an annoying hair pops up at the bottom of the frame which was common when films were projected. However, this was…