Animation Professionals


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

02:26

Tabs

About

This category consists of animators, inkers, animation directors, executives and other personnel involved in the production of shows wherein the main images are created by hand, stop-motion, or computer.

Highlights
Joseph Barbera on his favorite animated characters, and on the key to a successful animated character
01:43
Nancy Cartwright on auditioning for The Simpsons, originally part of the Tracey Ullman Show
05:36
Bill Melendez on advice to an aspiring animator
01:41
June Foray on the animation technique of rotoscoping, which she worked with as an animation voiceover artist for Disney
00:55
Alex Anderson on the animation process of Crusader Rabbit
04:32
Chuck Jones on "Bugs'" catch phrase "What's up, doc?"
00:51
Who talked about this profession

Alex Anderson

View Interview
Alex Anderson on the animation process of Crusader Rabbit
04:32
Alex Anderson on the process of writing for Crusader Rabbit
04:09
Alex Anderson on advice to aspiring animators 
05:07

Joseph Barbera

View Interview
Joseph Barbera on his favorite animated characters, and on the key to a successful animated character
01:43

Art Clokey

View Interview
Art Clokey on his advice to young animation producers
01:42

June Foray

View Interview
June Foray on the animation technique of rotoscoping, which she worked with as an animation voiceover artist for Disney
00:55

Chuck Jones

View Interview
Chuck Jones on directing for the first time, on The Night Watchman
02:31

Bill Melendez

View Interview
Bill Melendez on the importance of casting voices for cartoons, like Peanuts
02:40
Bill Melendez on the early in-house animation process at Disney, and on what he learned there
03:03
Bill Melendez on the style of animation employed when he was at Disney, and the rules for specific characters
03:43
Bill Melendez on the difference in style between Disney and Warner Bros. animation
03:20
Bill Melendez on what he learned working at Warner Bros. animation
03:53
Bill Melendez on the stages of producing the Charlie Brown Specials, and on collaborating with Charles Schulz
17:14
Bill Melendez on advice to an aspiring animator
01:41

Arthur Rankin, Jr.

View Interview
Arthur Rankin Jr. on casting his animated shows
01:14

Thomas Schlamme

View Interview
Thomas Schlamme on animating television commercials
02:30