Finding the perfect book for the beloved animation fan in your life can be a big challenge, but these gift-book ideas will inform and inspire anyone who loves animation and drawing.
Darrell Van Citters
As DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg knows, there’s lot of benefits to being President Obama’s BFF.
“Who Framed Roger Rabbit” was one of the most seminal animated projects of the last thirty years, but few people are aware of the long gestation of the project.
“Chief has to DIE,” Ron Clements said. “The picture doesn’t work if he just breaks his LEG. Copper doesn’t have enough motivation to hate the fox.”
“The Tom and Jerry Show” will premiere Wednesday, April 9th, at 5:30pm (ET/PT) on Cartoon Network. It’s being pitched as “a fresh take on the iconic frenemies that preserves the look, core characters and sensibilities of the original theatrical shorts.” Unlike the original 6-7 minute theatrical shorts, which were produced during the 1940s-’50s, the new episodes will be 11-minutes each.
In this visual essay, animation director Darrell van Citters traces the lineage of Jay Ward Productions’ most famous characters and explains the contributions of different animation artists.
The biographer of the film “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” reviews the 25th anniversary screening that took place in Los Angeles.