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Show 022 – Dale Baer, Part Two

Show 022 – Dale Baer, Part Two

“When things get down and people get scared and they get nervous, are they’re running around, like, saying, ‘What’s happening? The world’s coming to an end,’ it’s just part of the – that wierdness of this business.” Dale Baer came to Disney’s as an animation trainee in the late sixties, when the era of the [...]

Show 021 – Dale Baer, Part One

Show 021 – Dale Baer, Part One

“It was like going to Mount Olympus and meeting the Gods. It really was. And I was scared to death.” Dale Baer came to Disney’s as an animation trainee in the late sixties, when the era of the Nine Old Men was coming to a close. He has worked for Filmation, Disney, Ralph Bakshi, and [...]

Show 020 – Ray Harryhausen

“I’m proud that we’re leaving a trail of inspiration, instead of desolation.” For over 50 years, Ray Harryhausen single-handedly animated the most captivating stop-motion creatures in movies such as Mighty Joe Young, The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms, The 7th Voyage of Sinbad, Earth vs. The Flying Saucers, Jason and the Argonauts, and of course, Clash [...]

Show 019 – Burny Mattinson, Part Four

“And Joe always told me, he said, ‘Burny, keep drawing. Keep drawing. You know, because that’s where your ideas are all gonna come from.’” In the fourth and final part of his interview, Burny Mattinson leads us through Disney’s second golden age of animation. He talks about his work on various films inlcuding Aladdin, The [...]

Show 018 – Burny Mattinson, Part Three

In part three, Burny Mattinson continues the conversation on his amazing career, from Mickey’s Christmas Carol, to the arrival of the Eisner era, through storyboarding on Beauty and The Beast. Burny has worked at Walt Disney Animation Studios for close to 55 years as an animator, story artist, director, and producer. [Audio clip: view full [...]

Show 017 – Burny Mattinson, Part Two

Burny Mattinson has worked at Disney Animation for well over 50 years on such titles as Lady and the Tramp, Sleeping Beauty, Robin Hood, The Rescuers, Mickey’s Christmas Carol, The Great Mouse Detective, Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Mulan. In part two, Burny describes his transition from his short lived career as a [...]

Show 016 – Burny Mattinson, Part One

Burny Mattinson is the only person I know who started working at Disney Animation when Walt was alive, and has been there since. Here’s a SHORT list of films he has worked on: Lady and the Tramp, Sleeping Beauty, Robin Hood, The Rescuers, Mickey’s Christmas Carol, The Great Mouse Detective, Beauty and the Beast, The [...]

Show 015 – Glen Keane, Part Two

Supervising animator of Ariel, The Beast, Aladdin, Pocahontas, Tarzan, John Silver and director of the upcoming film Rapunzel. In part two of the interview Glen talks about being trained under Ollie Johnston and some of the artistic struggles and realizations during his career. Get the MP3 here: Show 15: Glen Keane, Part Two (16.3MB, 35:27 [...]

Show 014 – Glen Keane, Part One

Ariel, The Beast, Aladdin, Pocahontas, Tarzan, John Silver. The list should say it all. Animation hero to many, Glen Keane has created many of the most memorable characters in modern animation with performances that rival those of any flesh and blood actor. In part one, Glen talks about being an artist, discovering animation, and his [...]

Show 013 – Vault – Milt Kahl, Side Two

Conclusion of a Milt Kahl lecture at CalArts from 1976, generously donated by John Musker. Milt answers questions from students, including Brad Bird. Side two of two. Get the MP3 here: Show 13: Vault – Milt Kahl, Side Two (16.3MB, 33:01 minutes) Or get the enhanced version playable only with Quicktime or iTunes Get the [...]

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