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Animation Anecdotes #335
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 27, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #335

In 1991, for a Tokyo Amusement Park, Sullivan Bluth Special Projects (for Landmark Entertainment) created animation based on a Japanese fable called “Princess of the Moon”.

Animation Anecdotes #334
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 20, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #334

President Bill Clinton entertained animator Chuck Jones in the Oval Office in February 1993. Clinton confided, “I often feel like Wile E. Coyote trying to achieve the impossible.”

Animation Anecdotes #333
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 13, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #333

On BraveStarr: “The idea was that Indians are the people closest to the earth which allowed us an element of mysticism,” said Filmation vice president Arthur Nadel.

Animation Anecdotes #332
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 6, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #332

“I wanted to know what a full-grown adult male was doing living with three lower life forms, forcing them to sing and go to school and wear human clothing.”

Animation Anecdotes #331
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 29, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #331

The soundtrack of Jafar’s song “Why Me?”, a campy and dramatic exploration of the character’s past failure, almost derailed Disney’s animated feature, Aladdin.

Animation Anecdotes #330
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 22, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #330

“I thought to myself as I was drawing these strips, ‘This is too big for a comic strip. A comic strip really can’t carry a story like this,” says Charles Schulz.

Animation Anecdotes #329
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September 15, 2017 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #329

Someone opened the package by mistake, since the studio does not accept unsolicited material. “But Steven wanted it and you don’t say ‘no’ to Steven Spielberg”.

Animation Anecdotes #328
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September 8, 2017 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #328

Osamu Tezuka briefly met Walt Disney at the 1964 New York’s World Fair. I recently stumbled across Tezuka’s own remembrance of that encounter.

Animation Anecdotes #327
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September 1, 2017 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #327

“I think it’s my best animation because it was the most imaginative, and broke a lot of rules, shocked everyone here (at Disney),” said Ward Kimball.