Animation Professionals


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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

Alex Anderson

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Alex Anderson on the animation process of Crusader Rabbit
Alex Anderson on the process of writing for Crusader Rabbit
Alex Anderson on advice to aspiring animators 

Joseph Barbera

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Joseph Barbera on his favorite animated characters, and on the key to a successful animated character

Art Clokey

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Art Clokey on his advice to young animation producers

June Foray

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June Foray on the animation technique of rotoscoping, which she worked with as an animation voiceover artist for Disney

Chuck Jones

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Chuck Jones on directing for the first time, on The Night Watchman

Bill Melendez

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Bill Melendez on the challenges of animating Peanuts for Charles M. Schulz
Bill Melendez on the early in-house animation process at Disney, and on what he learned there
Bill Melendez on the style of animation employed when he was at Disney, and the rules for specific characters
Bill Melendez on the difference in style between Disney and Warner Bros. animation
Bill Melendez on what he learned from working at Warner Bros. animation
Bill Melendez on the stages of producing the Charlie Brown Specials, and on collaborating with Charles M. Schulz
Bill Melendez on advice to an aspiring animator

Arthur Rankin, Jr.

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Arthur Rankin Jr. on casting his animated shows

Thomas Schlamme

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Thomas Schlamme on animating television commercials
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.