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“SI ME NECESITAS… SILBA!” TENER O NO TENER…. «sex appeal»

No hay nada, nada, que le pueda gustar más al público que las historias que toman forma real nacidas entre las bambalinas de las etéreas paredes del cine. “A dream comes true”, que tanto le gustaba repetir al tío Walt. Y pocas historias pueden enmarcarse con tanta perfección dentro de esa fantasía como la de…

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A RUSSIAN IN PARIS.THE BIRTH OF STOP-MOTION. PART II

BEETLESAND WIRES. THE STOP MOTION IS BORN! THE BIRTH OF STOP-MOTION. PART I A NEW HOME, A NEW COUNTRY, A WHOLE NEW WORLD Starewitch arrived here, just where I am right now, in 1920. I have tried to imagine the landscape but I can’t. They, probably, understood nothing at all; didn’t speak French, and had…

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BEETLESAND WIRES. THE STOP MOTION IS BORN! THE BIRTH OF STOP-MOTION. PART I

My gratitude to Isabel, responsible of this amazing meeting. Sometimes life kisses us in the mouth, in a surprise. And that is the most beautiful day. Usually, most of the articles are written by filling them with dates, names and places that can easily be found online. But, I always wonder what kind of information…

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CARTOONS FOR CHILDREN, OR MAYBE NOT. III PART. THE CODE

I PART, THE BEGINNINGS. II PART THE HAPPY 20’S III PART: THE CODE In 1930, therefore, a new code, which came to be known as the Hollywood Production Code or Hays Code, was written. Hays Office had to organize formal self-regulation of movie content through its notorious Production Code Administration (PCA). But, that, certainly was…

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CARTOONS FOR CHILDREN, OR MAYBE NOT. II PART THE HAPPY 20’S

I PART, THE BEGINNINGS. II: THE HAPPY 20’s From the late 19th century everything had changed in the new world. The working class had been growing fed by thousands and thousands of new immigrants, who, unlike the first ones who came from Britain, Canada, Germany, Ireland and Scandinavia, these arrived from Hungary, Italy, Poland and…

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CARTOONS FOR CHILDREN, OR MAYBE NOT. I PART, THE BEGINNINGS.

We are in Big Cartoons Database too! Have a look! The idea that cartoons were born for children is pretty common. However, as far away from the reality. Since Disney became the king of the land, turning animation part of the film industry, his philosophy had been dominating the market until the end of the…

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ZOOTOPIA OR THE IMPORTANCE OF THE SECOND CHARACTER

See the article and follow me in  bigcartoon.  Zootopia is a classic lesson in cinema. Full of reference to the history of Hollywood, its script technically perfect, it’s a good model for teaching new writers how the magic can only emerge when the whole set and the relationship between the parts is working in harmony. A…

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