Tag Archives: Don Bluth

Animation Anecdotes #352
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 2, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #352

In 1982, Don Bluth discussed his next picture, a modern-day fairy tale, based on a very old story. That project, East of the Sun West of the Moon, was never produced.

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” .

Rock and Roll Animated Videos
THUNDERBEAN THURSDAY
January 11, 2018 posted by Steve Stanchfield

Rock and Roll Animated Videos

Here’s a few animated music videos that are a little less seen. Some of these have some nicely executed animation, while others don’t quite get there – but each is an interesting watch.

Animation Anecdotes #342
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 15, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #342

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”.

Animation Anecdotes #337
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 10, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #337

“For the titles of The Pink Panther Strikes Again, we decided to send up old movies. Among the films and personalities spoofed were King Kong, Buster Keaton and Dracula .

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 #317
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
June 9, 2017 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #317

From Entertainment Weekly, November 13th, 1992 on Disney’s Aladdin: “A voiceless, faceless and limbless magic carpet speaks volumes with only body language.”