Events

The Dumpster Diver Dan Show

This month our foul mouthed puppet companion, Dumpster Diver Dan (above right), has negotiated co-hosting deal with Moodsy the Clinically …

Classic

From Dime To Dime (1960)

If it’s Saturday, it must be time for another obscure 1960s cartoon that, for one reason or other, was never released to TV. Today we …

Shorts

Red Riding Hood

Swedish graphic design student Tomas Nilsson, inspired by Röyksopps music video Remind Me, reinterprets the fairy tale Little Red …

Classic

The two heads of Gulliver

Last night I had a great time catching up with one of my favorite animated features of all time, Max Fleischer’s Gulliver’s Travels …

Disney

Walt’s Ashes

It’s only a matter of time before they cut these scenes from your favorite Disney films:

Comics

The Harvey Girls

Going on sale sometime within the next month is the fifth volume (our last, for now) of my and Leslie Cabarga’s Harvey Comics Classics …

Disney

Dance Stars of American Animation

New Yorkers, here’s a heads-up on a free program this week at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center. …

Books

My Name Is Dug

The Pixar “Art of” books are always a treat, and next to that the Little Golden Books and various tie-in publications always feature …

Shorts

The Stubborn Cowboy (1967)

When Shamus Culhane took over the creative controls of the Paramount Animation Studio in 1966, he clearly understood the opportunity he …

Classic

Oswald old and new

Our pal Ruben Procopio has just posted images of his sculpt for a forthcoming Walt Disney/Oswald Rabbit statue, for the Disney Classics …

Books

Magoo’s Christmas Carol book

I’m pleased to report that Darrell Van Citters’s book on the making of Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol has now gone to press. If all goes …

Disney

Little Mermaid Crew Reunion

Pssst! Save the date. Mark your calendar. May 21st, Woodbury University in Burbank @ 7:30PM. ASIFA-Hollywood is organizing a …

Classic

The Last Terrytoon one-shot

I’m back with another lame attempt by a classic cartoon studio to be relevant in the 1960s. Today I’ve got what I believe is the last …

Classic

Koko Walks Again!

Good ol’ J.J. Sedelmaier, inspired by our post last month of an animated Koko the Clown flip book by Bob Jaques, reached into his …

Animators

Tytla’s Little Audrey?

J.J. Sedelmaier recently had a visit from John Canemaker at his studio in White Plains. J.J. sent them in with this note:”We had a chance …

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