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Film Histories, Part 2: Animation and TV in Context

April 20th, 2013 · No Comments · Animation history and criticism, Feature films, Film history and criticism, Television history and criticism

Several years ago, I did a posting which promised to be the “first in a series of posts in which I would evaluate some of the one-volume histories of film in English.” For various reasons, I neglected to follow through on it, though I never stopped thinking about it. For instance, I recently wanted to […]

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My Cinema Studies 101 Search Engine

March 9th, 2013 · No Comments · Animation history and criticism, Film history and criticism, History and criticism, Television history and criticism

As some visitors to this blog may have noticed over the past few days, I have put up a custom search engine designed to search English-language websites for material suitable for students doing research in the moving image arts — specifically film, TV, animation and visual effects. My Cinema Studies 101 Search Engine had its […]

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Don Figlozzi, the First TV Animator?

December 25th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Television animation, Television broadcasting, Television history and criticism

Don Figlozzi (1909-81), spent the first half of his career in animation and the second half at the New York Daily News, , where his cartoons, signed “Fig,” became a fixture (see sample below). In between, he briefly worked for the newspaper’s TV station, WPIX, as a  pioneer in a field that became known as broadcast […]

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Film Histories, Part 1

September 1st, 2010 · No Comments · Animation history and criticism, Film history and criticism, Television history and criticism

This is the first in a series of posts in which I will evaluate some of the one-volume histories of film in English. Nominally, it will be from my perspective of their suitability of their use in the classroom, particularly those I teach on the undergraduate and graduate level at the Savannah College of Art […]

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EmmyTVLegends.org Launched

September 15th, 2009 · No Comments · Filmmakers, Producers, Television history and criticism

The Academy of Television Arts iand Sciences’ Archive of American Television has launched EmmyTVLegends.org website, which aims to put its voluminous collection of over 600 video interviews with  “with the pioneers and legends of [ American]television.” The site, which uses YouTube to host the interviews, represents a second try for the Archives, which according to […]

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