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Disney’s First Black Animator

2016-08-26 0 0

Laughing Place has this great article on the first African American Disney Animator. Who was the first African American Disney animator? Most Disney fans will answer “Floyd Norman” and until last week, I would have said the same thing. However, I am wrong (and you probably are, too). While Floyd Norman did work forDisney animation, he was…

Floyd Norman Documentary

2016-08-24 0 0

The documentary on legendary animator Floyd Norman releases this weekend!! FLOYD NORMAN: AN ANIMATED LIFE The feature-length documentary following the life and career of legendary animator and story artist Floyd Norman by Michael Fiore and Erik Sharkey, makes its theatrical debut with a limited engagement in select cities and day-and-date VOD and digital release on…

Race

2016-08-15 0 0

A lot to digest in this behind the scenes clip from the film "Race" which came out t his February. If you, like me, were unfamiliar with the story's Olympian hero, Jesse Owens, check out NPR's full story, which covers the amazing story of African American Olympians competing in Nazi Germany. I've attached the audio. VFX, Film, Race…

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