Brad Bird, writer and director of animated films 'The Iron Giant', 'The Incredibles' and 'Ratatouille', gives an insight into his writing process, how he directs animation and why many people fundamentally misunderstand the medium. Subtitles available.
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This video combines excerpts from the three audio commentary tracks on home releases of 'The Iron Giant', 'The Incredibles' and 'Ratatouille', as well as fragments from the behind-the-scenes documentaries. Watching the films prior to watching this video is recommended, but not entirely necessary.
If you grew up watching Looney Tunes, then you know Chuck Jones, one of all-time masters of visual comedy. Normally I would talk about his ingenious framing and timing, but not today. Instead, I’d like to explore the evolution of his sensibilities as an artist. To see the names of the films, press the CC button and select “Movie Titles.”
Raymond Scott - “Powerhouse," "Minuet in Jazz,” “Twilight in Turkey,” “The Toy Trumpet"
Carl Stalling - "Scentimental Romeo," "Guided Muscle,” "Feline Frame-Up,” “Rabbit Seasoning," “Duck! Rabbit, Duck!”
Milt Franklyn - “One Froggy Evening,” "Robin Hood Daffy,” “What’s Opera, Doc?"
Interview Clips (from Looney Tunes Platinum Collection Vol 1):
Chuck Jones Interview: EmmyTVLegends.org (http://bit.ly/1J2ZXuW)
Chuck Jones: Extremes & In-Betweens (http://bit.ly/1SpUb7i)
A Chuck Jones Tutorial: Tricks of the Cartoon Trade (http://bit.ly/1HxxRG5)
It Hopped One Night: A Look at “One Froggy Evening” (http://bit.ly/1RC3plV)
9 Rules of the Coyote and the Road Runner (http://bit.ly/1LdfN8d)
Chuck Amuck: The Life and Times of an Animated Cartoonist (amzn.com/0374526206)
The Noble Approach: Maurice Noble and the Zen of Animation Design (amzn.com/1452102945)