Show 014 – Glen Keane, Part One

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 first years at the Disney studio.

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Continue for Show Notes…

  • 0:00:00: The Intro Voice
  • 0:00:04: Theme Song by DJ Sweettooth (Joe Moshier) [LINK]
  • 0:00:49: Intro
  • 0:01:34: Growing up in The Family Circus [LINK]
  • 0:05:13: Thinking of your audience
  • 0:06:34: Wanting to be an excellent artist
  • 0:10:03: Animation: the most demanding artform
  • 0:10:58: Introduction to animation – CalArts [LINK]
  • 0:15:21: Realizing animation was possible
  • 0:16:54: Working on the portfolio to get in to Disney
  • 0:19:44: Training at the studio with Eric Larson [BIO LINK]
  • 0:21:21: Training with Ollie Johnston [BIO LINK]
  • 0:22:26: The studio was a school
  • 0:23:46: Passing on the treasure
  • 0:24:54: Voicemail [LINK]
  • 0:31:35: Please take the survey [LINK]
  • 0:32:00: Feedback info
  • 0:32:19: Thanks for spreading the word
  • 0:32:32: Conclusion

53 Comments on “Show 014 – Glen Keane, Part One

  1. Wow this really great podcast about animators specially disney animator. I am a fan of glen keane he is my favorite animator i hope you will continue creating podcast about glen keane.

  2. hey, i’m an animation student in the midwest and i have an ongoing assignment for a class and i’m required to interview an animator. i would love to try and get ahold of glen keane as he has worked on so many of my favorite movies and such. just thought i’d ask, give it a try. if you could help me out that’d be great! otherwise no worries. thanks

  3. I was wondering if you could possibly tell me who the first person he mentioned was. Rue Walts is what it sounds like, but i would greatly appreciate the information.

    Thank you