“It was a film by a woman, featuring a woman who was talking about very un-cartoony topics,” says Furniss of Joanna Priestley’s 1985 short. “I’d never seen anything like it.”
The culture website’s wonderful article runs through the history of the medium, from magic lanterns to “Steven Universe.”
“We really want to dig in,” the event organizers tell Cartoon Brew. “We need actual, positive strategies for moving forward.”
Three prestigious American animation schools – Calarts, USC, and UCLA – are teaming up for this first-of-its-kind symposium dedicated to the contributions of women in animation.
This new animation history textbook is based on the animation history courses that author Maureen Furniss teaches at CalArts.
The Vault of Walt by my old friend Jim Korkis is a great read and must have for anyone interested in the history of Walt Disney. Korkis …