Tag Archives: Gene Deitch

More Animated Pilots
LOST PLANET ANIME
September 18, 2014 posted by Charles Brubaker

More Animated Pilots

Today I continue with more cartoon pilots that never went anywhere. Hang on tight, because there are more of these than you thought lying around. Here’s a fresh crop. Samson…

UPA Advertising
CLASSIC ANIMATED ADVERTISING
April 19, 2014 posted by Mike Kazaleh

UPA Advertising

Throughout the 1950′s, television commercials were an important part of the UPA cartoon studio’s output. In fact, it’s widely believed that commercial work kept the company afloat, as their Columbia-released…

An Animation Jigsaw Puzzle
Commentary
September 16, 2013 posted by Gene Deitch

An Animation Jigsaw Puzzle

How does a one-off Oscar, The Terrytoons-Van Beuren Facebook Page, the retro re-casting of Mickey Mouse, Tom Terrific, Nudnik, Viacom, Farmer Al Falfa, Charles Lindbergh, YouTube, animation historians, Weston Woods,…

Book Review: “Nudnik Revealed!”
Reviews
July 3, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Book Review: “Nudnik Revealed!”

What’s Nudnik? Nudnik was animator Gene Deitch’s favorite creation, the star of a series of twelve Paramount theatrical cartoons in the 1960s – and a character pretty much forgotten today….