Posts Tagged ‘silent films’
J.J. Sedelmaier and Tommy Stathes

How New York City Launched the Animation Industry – An AMPAS Event with Tommy Stathes and J.J. Sedelmaier

by Ed Liuon May 20, 2015
On May 19, 2015, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hosted a screening of some of the earliest animated short films ever made, hosted by early animation archivist, collector, and historian Tommy Stathes with renowned animator J.J. Sedelmaier. Academy director of New York programs and membership Patrick Harrison introduced the event by noting […]

Toonzone Interviews Tommy Stathes and J.J. Sedelmaier on Early New York Animation

by Ed Liuon May 18, 2015
Many animation fans have seen and even purchased collections of public domain cartoons on home video, but Tommy José Stathes used those earliest collections (on VHS tapes in the 1990’s) as a springboard to become an early animation historian, archivist, and preservationist, with a focus on the earliest animated cartoons produced from the 1900’s to […]

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Turner Classic Movies to Screen Rare Animation Marathon on October 21, 2012

by Ed Liuon October 18, 2012
Turner Classic Movies will be hosting a rare animation marathon on Sunday, October 21, 2012, starting at 8:00 PM (all times ET) with the Fleischer Bros. Gulliver’s Travels and Mr. Bug Goes to Town features, followed by a slate of UPA short films at 11:00 PM and then a slate of silent animated shorts from […]