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Animation Anecdotes #275
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
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.

Did Walter Lantz Meet the Giant?
WALTER LANTZ ARCHIVE
August 6, 2016 posted by Tom Klein

Did Walter Lantz Meet the Giant?

Walter Lantz held a cartoon script by Captain George Auger, a famous vaudeville and circus star known as The Cardiff Giant, who died just as he was breaking into the movies.

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.