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Bring Out the Beast by Pamela Thompson 1992

Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

An Article and Interview with Tina Price in 1992
For Careers and Colleges Magazine
by Pamela Thompson

Jean Wright from Women in Animation and the author of “Animation Writing and Development,:From Development to Pitch” forwarded us this article that her colleague Pamela Thompson wrote about Tina Price (me) and Computer Animation in 1992.

Price initially started her career-life as a dancer with the New York City Ballet. But in 1978, when she realized she was not going to be a prima ballerina, she hung up her dance shoes and took an entirely different job. To read complete article click on image above…

Tina Price and Mike Cedeno 1986 working on Oliver and Company

Price believes computers will continue to have an enormous impact on animation as the technology and software improves. For example, recent software technology allowed Price to produce a very pliable looking magic carpet in the new animated feature Aladdin. To read complete article click on image above…

A Trip to London and Paris

Tuesday, April 8th, 2008


After the success of 1988′s Who Framed Roger Rabbit? The Disney folks offered animation director Richard Williams more feature projects, but Dick preferred to focus on his personal project, the Thief and the Cobbler. So Disney turned to Dick’s former lieutenant and top animator Dick Purdum, who came recommended by many in the London animation scene. By then Dick and his wife Jill Thomas had their own studio in London.


Dick took the job to direct Beauty & the Beast if he could do some of the initial preproduction in London, and a research trip was added to get texture for the French setting. (more…)

Be Our Guest

Monday, March 24th, 2008

Here’s a little ditty written by the people at Touchstone Pictures:
**Sung to the tune of “Be Our Guest” from Beauty and the Beast

[cue music on]
Dummmmmmmmm…..Doo doo doo…….doo doo doo

Madames et Monsiers, it is with deepest pride, and greatest pleasure, that we welcome you to yet another one of our theme parks. And now, relax, let us sell you a churro, as the Disney Company happily empties…..
Your wallet.

Be our guest, be our guest,
Put your paycheck to the test.
When it comes to making profits,
Michael Eisner is the best! (more…)

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