Category Archives: #14 Winter 1985

Issue 14 – Index of selected articles

Issue 14 – Winter 1985 George Pal Puppetoons – the early years Ken Clark pieces together a portrait of George Pal – in his ealy days – as seen through the eyes of a number of star witnesses. Wolfgang Reitherman remembered Brian Sibly recalls the veteran Disney animator, Wolfgang Reitherman, who worked on the 1934… Read More »

Wolfgang Reitherman remembered

Brian Sibly recalls the veteran Disney animator, Wolfgang Reitherman, who died earlier this year (1985). It is a great many years ago now that I played truant from school and sneaked into my local cinema to see Walt Disney’s Fantasia for the first time, yet I recall the occasion as if it were yesterday. Since,… Read More »

Wolfgang Reitherman remembered – Page 2

Two years later saw the emergence of a very different style of animation in 101 Dalmations, co-directed by Reitherman with Hamilton Luske and Clyde Geronimi. Many of the elaborate techniques and artistic embellishments, which had been a feature of every animated film since Snow White, were now abandoned; but the revolutionary Xerox system of transferring… Read More »

Annecy Animation Festival 1985

Now in its 25th year and with the prestige of being the birthplace of ASIFA which is also 25 years old, the Annecy Animation Festival had something to celebrate, writes David Jefferson. Last June’s festival was the biggest yet, and they had clearly put a great deal of work into staging it, but people were… Read More »

Annecy Animation Festival 1985 – Page 2

The major Festival prizes were allocated by the international jury of six. The audience were also given a chance to vote for their favourite film. In the case of the film Een Griekse Tragedie both the public and the jury were in agreement. It won the Grand Prix and the Prix du Public. Een Griekse… Read More »

Annecy Animation Festival 1985 – Page 3

Top left: Dalias Iook I Heroic Times. Jozsel Gdmes, Hongrie Middle left: The International Jury. Left to right: Stanislas Sokolov (USSR), Jan Svankmajer (Czech), Louise Beaudet (Canada), Michel Ciment (France), Benny Carter (USA), Michel Ocelot (France). Photo Banc-Tjtre. Bottom left: Gwen (Le Livre de Sable). Jean Francoise Laquione. France. Top right: Festival logo. Upper middle… Read More »