The outspoken animation legend speaks with Cartoon Brew about his new film “The Last Days of Coney Island” and other topics.
Tag: Ralph Bakshi
The renegade animation director will debut the project online on his 77th birthday.
Women don’t receive the same opportunities as men do in animation, and they’re finally speaking out about it.
These cartoonists stood up against intimidation and fought for their right to freedom of expression. Let us celebrate their victories.
We rarely see “Peace On Earth” alongside more traditionally revered holiday standards like “A Charlie Brown Christmas” or “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”—but we really should.
What can we learn about the animation industry from this photo of the animation crew from “Lord of the Rings”?
Ralph Bakshi pulled himself away from his drawing desk in New Mexico to chat with Cartoon Brew about his legacy, his latest project “The Last Days of Coney Island,” which he recently funded on Kickstarter, and what he really thinks about the computer’s role in animation these days.
The taboo-shattering counterculture films of seventy-five-year-old animation legend Ralph Bakshi will be the subject of a retrospective this May in his childhood home of Brooklyn, New York.
Beginning next Thursday and continuing through January 25, the American Cinematheque in Los Angeles will present the film series “Animation for Adults.”
Earlier this year, we celebrated the 25th anniversary of “Who Framed Roger Rabbit.” This month we celebrate the 25th anniversary of Ralph Bakshi’s holiday special “Christmas in Tattertown,” which premiered December 21, 1988 on Nickelodeon. The two projects are not entirely unrelated. Bakshi credited the success of “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” as the reason that he was able to get “Tattertown” greenlit for production.
Happy birthday to the animation world’s favorite badass, Ralph Bakshi, who turns 75 today.
The answer may surprise you.