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A Deep Dive into the 1941 Industry Strike Headline News

‘The Disney Revolt’ Coming in Paperback this September

By Dan Sarto | Friday, August 4, 2023 at 12:05pm

Jake S. Friedman’s seminal book, 'The Disney Revolt: The Great Labor War of Animation’s Golden Age,' about an important, mostly unreported piece of Disney studio history, the 1941 animator’s strike led by the famed Art Babbitt, now available in hardbound, will arrive in a softbound version this Fall.


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

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 10:18am

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. 

FMX 2019 Headline News

FMX 2019 to Spotlight Animation History with John Canemaker

International conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Immersive Media running April 30 through May 3 sets additional speakers on VFX for television & global animation production.

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Keep it in Motion - Classic Animation Revisited: 'The Moon and The Son'

Every Thursday, Chris Robinson takes a look at films from animation’s past. Today: John Canemaker's powerful memoir, The Moon and The Son (2005)


Setting the Bar: GKIDS Aims High with a Passion for Indie Animated Feature Distribution

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 3:03pm

GKIDS execs Eric Beckman and Dave Jesteadt continue feeding independent animated gems to a growing North American appetite.

Richard Williams Headline News

Richard Williams Presenting Restored Work Print of ‘The Thief and the Cobbler’ at MoMA

The Academy teams up with New York’s Museum of Modern Art to present a restoration of Richard Williams’s ‘The Thief and the Cobbler: A Moment in Time. 1992.’ with special appearances by the director and a discussion with animation historian John Canemaker.

Art Headline News

John Canemaker Curating ‘The Art of Pinocchio’ Exhibit

Never-before-seen exhibition curated by award-winning independent animator, historian, teacher and author John Canemaker delves into the artistic process behind one of the most influential animated films in history.

Short Films Headline News

‘Back to the Drawing Board: Animated Shorts’ to Air on TCM Oct. 6

Turner Classic Movie’s special evening of programming to feature 28 cartoon shorts from pioneering American cartoonist and animator Winsor McCay, Bray Studios and Van Beuren Studios.