Animation Quotes

Born of necessity, the little fellow (Mickey Mouse) literally freed us of immediate worry. He provided the means for expanding our organization to its present dimensions and for extending the medium cartoon animation towards new entertainment levels. He spelled production liberation for us.

Walt Disney

Animation is different from other parts. Its language is the language of caricature. Our most difficult job was to develop the cartoon's unnatural but seemingly natural anatomy for humans and animals.

Walt Disney

Ricardo Montalban is to improvisational acting what Mount Rushmore is to animation.

John Cassavetes

My mental faculties remained in suspended animation while I obeyed the orders of the higher-ups. This is typical with everyone in the military.

Smedley Butler

I prefer that animation reach into places where live action doesnt go, and it seems like all of animation nowadays is trying to go where live action is.

Don Bluth

My secret ambition was always to provide music for animation films: something with an Indian theme, either a fairy tale or mythological tale or on the Krishna theme. I still have a very deep desire, but these sorts of chances dont always come.

Ravi Shankar

When an executive walked on our floor, it was at their own risk. As far as what others thought of working for me, I know I was very tough at times, and would storm down the hall after watching some bad animation from Korea. But overall, I feel we had a good time.

Joe Murray

What I love most about animation is, its a team sport, and everything we do is about pure imagination.

Jeffrey Katzenberg

The success of The Simpsons really opened doors. It showed that if you were working in animation you didnt necessarily have to be working in kids television.

Seth Macfarlane

I have to say that I dont find South Park very funny. Its not the politics. I always saw it as stoner animation and it just left me cold.

Ted Rall

Within the art department of Star Trek I had an illustrator, an animation artist, for computer animation, two graphics artists, two video feed technicians, two set designers, an art director, and a set director and his crew.

Richard D James

I am an animator. I feel like Im the manager of a animation cinema factory. I am not an executive. Im rather like a foreman, like the boss of a team of craftsmen. That is the spirit of how I work.

Hayao Miyazaki

Animation did not become the dominant form of childrens television until the 60s.

Annette Funicello

Where as in animation you have to kind of do a series of drawings in between to complete the movement.

Gerald Scarfe

Whats most important in animation is the emotions and the ideas being portrayed. Im a great believer of energy and emotion.

Ralph Bakshi

Youve got to be able to make animation for much less... Less is not the studios way.

Don Bluth

When The Simpsons came around, there really was nothing else like it on TV. Its hard to imagine, but when Fox first took the plunge with it, it was considered controversial to put animation on prime time.

Matt Groening

One of the best animated films Ive seen come out of Disney was the Tarzan movie. I wasnt crazy about the story or the design on Tarzans face, but the traditional animation was spectacular.

Ralph Bakshi

When the Zippy movie first started being talked about very rarely would people actually say animation to me, because I would never consider it.

Bill Griffith

We go through, I think, six different drafts of each script. And then my shooting it is roughly, you know, fifteen percent of the total work that gets done on a show. Then its all post-production animation after that.

Steve Burns

You don't have a face to work with, so your voice has to do all the work until you see the animation. So, a lot of it I had to pull back because it was too big.

Sean Hayes

Studios have been trying to get rid of the actor for a long time and now they can do it. They got animation. NO more actor, although for now they still have to borrow a voice or two. Anyway, I find it abhorrent.

James Coburn

Sure, they were simple desk lamps with only a minimal amount of movement, but you could immediately tell that Luxo Jr. was a baby, and that the big one was his mother. In that short little film, computer animation went from a novelty to a serious tool for filmmaking.

John Lasseter

Walt Disney had always tried to get more dimension in his animation and when I saw these tapes, I thought, This is it! This is what Walt was waiting for! But when I looked around, nobody at the studio at the time was even halfway interested in it.

John Lasseter

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