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1936 Lecture part 3: Animation is Study

Art Babbitt’s lecture to the Disney Staff on September 23, 1936 continues here.  Don’t miss parts One and Two.  In this section, Babbitt speaks some motivating words about being sensitive and critical to the world all around. Advertisements

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1936 Lecture part 2: Animation is Acting

Babbitt continues his lecture to the Disney creative staff on the 23rd of September, 1936.  Here he talks about the strides they’ve already made and that they continually need to make –  to find inspiration in the most sophisticated cinema … Continue reading

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More Mushrooms

  More of Art Babbitt to Michael Culhane, circa 1980, about Babbitt’s animation of the Mushroom Dance from Fantasia.  Quoted by Michael Culhane. He told me his three stooges story, which my father told in the documentary, it comes with … Continue reading

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Geppetto First Pass: Disney’s Pinocchio

Only when I first heard about the “first pass” stage from a contemporary Disney animator did the whole animation process begin to gel for me. It takes a certain amount of trial and error to get from a storyboard drawing … Continue reading

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