The creator of “Aladdin'”s Genie turns sixty today!
“Freak of the Week,” a music video for the Swedish rock band Freak Kitchen, premiered online today, and it just might be the most classically animated teeth-gnashing and hair-flipping metal you’ve seen in your lifetime.
Here are the official statements on the death of Robin Williams provided by Eric Goldberg, the supervising animator of the Genie in “Aladdin,” and John Musker and Ron Clements, the directors of “Aladdin.”
Animator and filmmaker Michael Sporn, a man who represented the spirit and vitality of New York’s animation scene as much as any other single individual, passed away from pancreatic cancer on January 19. He was 67.
If you missed the CTN Animation Expo last November in Los Angeles, don’t fret. This one-hour lecture features director/animator extraordinaire Eric Goldberg (supervisor of Genie in “Aladdin,” head of animation on “Get a Horse!”) interviewing himself about his personal history. Lots of clips and lots of fun to watch—all from the comfort of your own home.
Classical hand-drawn animation lovers can’t be too choosy nowadays. We’ve got to get our fix wherever we can find it, so here’s an Eric Goldberg-animated spot for the “Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party” event at Walt Disney World.
Bill Plympton, the King of Indie Animation, shares his experiences from the world’s largest animation festival, Annecy.