How To Succeed In Animation -- Everything you ever wanted to know about animation, but were afraid Gene might tell you -- and it’s basically all up-front in the intro stuff. So don’t miss the Motto and the governing Joke of this book, the Preview, and especially the section labeled with the main title, "How To Succeed In Animation."
How To Succeed in Animation
(Don't Let a Little Thing Like Failure Stop You!)
©2001 by Gene Deitch
1. Gene Deitch 2. UPA 3. The Jam Handy Organization 4. CBS-Terrytoons 5. Tom Terrific 6. Mighty Manfred The Wonder Dog 7. Prague 8. Czechoslovakia 9. Czech Republic 10. "For The Love of Prague" (book) 11. Munro 12. Oscar 13. Tom & Jerry 14. Nudnik 15. Weston Woods Studios, Inc./Scholastic 16. Jazz, blues 17. The Record Changer magazine 18. The Cat 19. Animation 20. Cartoons 21. Czech animation 22. Children's films adapted from picture books.
A successful American animation director uses examples of his own failures to make points as to how young animators can avoid some pitfalls on the way to success, and stirs the pot with musings on the meaning and wonder of animation.