Animated films are so precisely engineered - right down to forming lines of dialogue with words pulled from several different takes - how do you translate that spontaneity from the live-action to the digital realm?
There is a sense that animated movies are suddenly a genre. I just don't believe they are; it's a technique to tell a story.
I'd love to do a PG-13 animated adventure. It would be great.
We've rewritten entire scenes and had them animated twelve hours before the show goes on the air. It's not fun.
As an actor, I always wondered what it would be like to watch an animated character with your voice behind it and see if it seems seamless or if it seems like your voice is isolated from the animation.
Most of the animated films I watched, the emotions are all prepackaged like canned music, the hand actions, the sighs.
I animated 20 years at Terry Toons. It's important to know that animators like pizza and a raise once in a while, and you've got to treat them with love.
Doing voices in animated movies has been one of my dreams. You get to go and act, and you don't have to put on makeup.
What I do is draw but if you make an animated feature obviously it takes a whole team of people, and Zippy is my work. I felt that turning it over to a team of people would be wrong.
This is a Disney animated feature; it's eternal, it's history. What's there to think about'
If there's a Disney animated feature based in Hawaii, I knew I had to be part of it. I'm very proud to be from Hawaii. There was no question the role was mine.
I love animated movies in general. I like making them.
You can be moved by an animated film and not by a live action film. There could be great inspiration in and humanity in that animated story.
The best way for a beginner to write for animation is to closely watch animated films, then read the screenplays for them afterwards.
I want to be an animated character. I'm also doing more writing and directing.
Beauty and the Beast became the first animated feature ever nominated for best picture.
I read Pamela Colloff's oral history about the campus shooting, '96 Minutes,' when it was first published, and my wheels immediately starting turning toward making a film and making it an animated re-telling.
The DC Universe animated made-for-videos are a great, specific opportunity to offer fans something that they might not have gotten otherwise; it's also proven to be a great business for Warner Video and Warner Premiere.
The DC Universe Animated made for videos, which we do in cooperation with Warner Animation, are very intentionally scheduled at 3-4 a year, depending on whether or not there's a theatrical tent pole release in a given year, in which case we may choose to do four of them a year.
The animated books pay the lowest rates at the Big Two and you can forget about royalties.
I'd love to play Moon Knight. I don't know if anybody's doing a Moon Knight animated series any time soon.