Tag Archives: The Simpsons

Animation Anecdotes #266
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
June 10, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #266

“I think people around the world look at the Simpsons as typical Americans, so they’re actually laughing at us. But, hey, Dysfunctional families are universal,” says executive producer James L. Brooks.

Animation Anecdotes #264
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 27, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #264

Hanna-Barbera head honcho Joe Barbera was not thrilled at the idea of hiring the still living Bud Abbott to provide the voice for his animated doppleganger.

Animation Anecdotes #263
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 20, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #263

“It pleases and encourages me to learn that ‘Disney’ style is not so fixed and limited in the public mind as to preclude further exploration in the field of entertainment.”

Animation Anecdotes #194
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 9, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #194

The Wisdom of Walt Disney. The following quotes by Walt Disney come from Everyweek Magazine, a Sunday newspaper supplement in the Odgen Standard Examiner May 12 1935 from the collection…

Animation Anecdotes #157
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 25, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #157

Animated Splits. What is the only project to feature animated versions of Hanna-Barbera’s live action costumed The Banana Splits? The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie, The Banana Splits in Hocus Pocus…

Animation Anecdotes #160
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April 4, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #160

Bluth’s Beauty and the Beast. According to well-respected animation historian (and Bluth historian who once worked for the animator-director) John Cawley: “Early in 1984, Don (Bluth) began in earnest turning…

Animation Anecdotes #159
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March 28, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #159

Lessons from Milt Kahl. Animator and director Brad Bird was mentored by Disney Legend Milt Kahl “For me, it was like an actor getting to work with Olivier or Spencer…