Category Archives: ANIMATION ANECDOTES

Animation Anecdotes #351
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
February 23, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #351

Actresses Cynthia Leake and Emma Samms were among the rotoscoped performers for Teegra in Bakshi’s “Fire and Ice” – a character named on the Frazetta model sheet as “Tygra” .

Animation Anecdotes #350
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
February 16, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #350

“I went to Miami to take a job as an inker at Fleischer Studios”, recalled Sy Reit. “I worked on Gulliver, on Popeye and a few Betty Boops, which were rapidly phasing out.”

Animation Anecdotes #349
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
February 9, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #349

Paige O’Hara who voiced Belle in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast said, “Some people think I look a lot like her, and some don’t think I do at all.”

Animation Anecdotes #348
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
February 2, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #348

“With Space Ace the players know more. They have loftier goals and deserve a better prize in Kimberley,” said Don Bluth. “They also have to be able to handle the better prize.”

Animation Anecdotes #347
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 26, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #347

“Unlike most people in television, Jay Ward didn’t underestimate the intelligence of the audience. It’s the most important creative thing I ever learned.”

Animation Anecdotes #346
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 19, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #346

Legendary animator Fred Moore died November 23rd, 1952 of injuries suffered in a car accident. Here is the obit for Moore from the Los Angeles Times.

Animation Anecdotes #345
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 12, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #345

Chuck Jones, talking about his animated segment in Stay Tuned (1992) said, “It’s more like the old Warner Bros. cartoons which could be enjoyed by all audiences.”

Animation Anecdotes #344
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 5, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #344

“Mighty Mouse represents me wanting to entertain people,” says Ralph Bakshi. “I’m allowing myself to have more fun. I want to make people fall on the floor laughing.”

Animation Anecdotes #343
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 29, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #343

“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!’.”