FINE ARTS FILMS

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You’ve seen John Wilson’s work, but may not know his name. Wilson has had an amazing career, starting at David Hand’s studio in England in the 1940s and quickly making his mark at UPA and Disney during the early 50s. His pioneering film PETROUSHKA (pictured above) was a landmark of made-for-TV animation. He went on to co-found Asifa-Hollywood and direct the feature SHINBONE ALLEY. His biggest claim to fame are the animated music videos he did for THE SONNY AND CHER SHOW and the opening titles for GREASE.Wilson is still alive and working, in semi-retirement. I just found out that his company, Fine Arts Films, has a website that features his story, a gallery, and film clips. Check it out – a remarkable career, a remarkable man.