Issue 14 – Index of selected articles

Issue 14 – Winter 1985

George Pal Puppetoons – the early years

Ken Clark pieces together a portrait of George Pal – in his ealy days – as seen through the eyes of a number of star witnesses.

Wolfgang Reitherman remembered

Brian Sibly recalls the veteran Disney animator, Wolfgang Reitherman, who worked on the 1934 Silly Symphony Funny Little Bunnies, and remained with the Disney studio for 48 years.

Annecy Animation Festival 1985

Then in its 25th year and with the prestige of being the birthplace of ASIFA which is also 25 years old, the Annecy Animation Festival had something to celebrate, wrote David Jefferson.

Early Animated Adverts programme at the NFT

Jane Henry and Charles Garvie review a National Film Theatre programme of animated commercials.

Computer animation at Lucasfilm

David Jefferson reports on a talk about the work of Lucasfilm’s Computer Division given by William Reeves and John Lasseter at the Annecy Festival.

Inbetweening by home computer

The general principles of inbetweening are given in a programme that can be adapted for most home micro computers. David Jefferson explains how it works.

Arthur Humberstone senior animator

Arthur Humberstone was involved with the feature films Animal Farm, The Yellow Submarine, Watership Down and The Plague Dogs. David Jefferson asks him about his approach to animation.

D.I.Y Rostrum

The Filmcraft 80 Rostrum is suitable for 8mm cameras and light 16mm cameras. David Jefferson tells you how to build it.

The housing that Jerry built

Amateur film maker Cohn Pain tells what encouraged him to try his hand at cartoon animation.