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WATCH: John Canemaker Talks Schultheis, Kahl, Tytla and Gertie History at FMX 2019

Oscar-winning animator, author, teacher and historian discusses Disney effects guru’s ‘lost notebook,’ ‘Golden Age’ Disney animation legends and Winsor McCay’s pioneering dinosaur. 

With FMX 2019 just finishing up May 3 in Stuttgart, Germany, we’re pleased to present our latest set of exclusive interviews with some of the talented speakers who presented over the packed four-day conference, a group of top industry professionals who converge on the event to lecture, teach and network. Watch and enjoy our insightful and entertaining AWN @ FMX 2019 Professional Spotlight video series featuring some of the biggest names in animation, visual effects, computer graphics and transmedia. Stay tuned as we add dozens of brand new interviews over the coming weeks.

Watch this year’s AWN @ FMX 2019 interviews on AWN's YouTube Channel. You can also check out last year’s AWN - FMX 2018 interviews, our set from FMX 2017 as well as the complete collection of AWN - FMX Professional Spotlight videos. You can also check out AWN’s great FMX 2019 coverage on our FMX Conference Spotlight blog.

In this new interview, Oscar-winning animator, author, teacher and historian, Professor John Canemaker, shares his insights on the “lost notebook” of early Disney animated effects artist Herman Schultheis, legendary animator Winson McCay and his pioneering Gertie the Dinosaur, the careers of two “Golden Age” Disney animation legends, Milt Kahl and Vladimir Tytla, and his own work in animation that includes the Oscar-winning short, The Moon and the Son: An Imagined Conversation.

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Dan Sarto is Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network.

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