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SIGGRAPH Launches Business Symposium

(Chicago, IL) For nearly 40 years, SIGGRAPH has inspired, educated, and influenced the direction of research, production, and artistic …

Classic

King Kelly of the U.S.A. (1934)

I will be off the internet for most of the next four days, enjoying my holiday weekend at Cinecon (the classic movie festival at the …

TV

Dallas McKennon 1919-2009

Just got word that Dallas McKennon passed away this morning. Sunday would’ve been his 90th birthday. Dal was a prolific voice in …

Illustration

Not-Quite-Animation Books

A roundup of recent non-animation books that have caught my attention: I don’t know how Lane Smith does it, but every one of his …

Old Brew

TUNES FOR TOONS – REMINDER

Tomorrow afternoon, Saturday, April 29th, ASIFA-Hollywood is holding a special film program focusing on the music in classic Hollywood …

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TUNES FOR ‘TOONS SCREENING

Next Saturday, April 29th, ASIFA-Hollywood is holding a special film program and lecture illustrating the world of music as seen through …

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PAUL JULIAN MURAL

Our Lost Hollywood Animator Mural series continues with this beauty (above) painted by Paul Julian.Reader Terry Guy passes along this …

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Tom Neely Show Opening Tonight

Tom Neely, director/animator of BROTHER, CAN YOU SPARE A JOB?, has an art show opening tonight at the Harmony Gallery (5911-1/2 Franklin, …

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REMEMBERING FRANK

Charicature byOllie JohnstonLast night at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, Disney held a memorial for Frank Thomas. It was a …

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JOHN SEELY 1923-2004

John Seely recieved music credit on six Warner Bros. cartoons released in 1958 – when Milt Franklin and the Warner studio musicians went …

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