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Animation 101

Animation 101 by Ernest Pintoff Animation 101
Your Price: $24.95 CDN
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Author: Ernest Pintoff
Publisher: Michael Wiese Productions
Format: Softcover
# of Pages: 168
Pub. Date: 1999
ISBN-10: 094118868X
ISBN-13: 9780941188685

About the Book:

RARE BOOK, only a very limited number of copies are still available.

Looking to get your start in this highly lucrative and ever-widening field? Animation 101 will give you an excellent overview of the industry.

Written by influential, Academy Award winning animator and filmmaker Ernest Pintoff, this book covers the history of animation from Disney to Bakshi — from traditional to computer-generated — with enlightening insights from animation legends old and new, such as Stan Lee (Spider Man, The Incredible Hulk, The Fantastic Four, Iron Man), Noel Blanc, son of the legendary voice-over talent, Mel Blanc (Bugs Bunny), Bill Hanna (The Flinstones, The Jetsons, Tom and Jerry), Nick Park (Wallace and Gromit, Creature Comforts), John Lasseter (Toy Story), and many more!

What people say:

"Animation 101 comes from someone who both loves the art and has contributed to it." — Joseph R. Barbera, Co-chairman and co-founder, Hanna-Barbera Productions

"Ernest Pintoff knows animation inside out. And, what's more, he's a great teacher." — Leonard Maltin, Author, Film Historian and critic, Film Correspondent for Entertainment Tonight

About the Author:

Ernest Pintoff (1931- 2002) was an Academy Award winning animator and a film and television director who received the International Animated Film Society's Winsor McCay Award for distinguished lifetime contributions to the art of animation in 1998. He originally was a jazz trumpeter and later taught painting and design at Michigan State University. Pintoff began his animation career in 1956, and taught animation throughout the world. He won the Oscar for best animated short for The Critic, a 1963 satire on modern art written and narrated by Mel Brooks. He previously earned an Oscar nomination for his animated short The Violinist narrated by Carl Reiner.

Ernest Pintoff's Oscar Winning Animated Short The Critic