This just from Animation Scoop on the Indie Network of blogs: A tribute to the film of Fleischer Studios May 30, May 31 and June 1!
According to Mr. Beck, "This is part of a special film series presented at classic movie theatre in association with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. Highlights will include several films for which Max Fleischer was nominated for Academy Awards:Popeye Meets Sinbad, Superman, Hunky & Spunky, and Educated Fish. Silent cartoons will be accompanied live on the Mighty Wurlitzer Theater Pipe Organ."
For the full blog post on Animation Scoop, click here.
For more information and directions to this event, click here.
Check out this wonderful article about Gary Taxali, a red-hot Canadian illustrator whose world-renowned work has appeared in galleries and museums all over the world. The article celebrates the launch of a genius program in Toronto to combat graffiti by covering traffic signal boxes with Mr. Taxali's fun and fabulous work.
Mr. Taxali talks about his many influences, including one of his earliest inspirations: the drawings of Max Fleischer and the early cartoons of Fleischer Studios.