Tuesday, July 6, 2010

But For Fortune

I'm re-posting this Fortune Magazine article we originally put up over two years ago.

Readership has increased dramatically over that time and it's something most folks will appreciate.

Click any image to enlarge.

Originally published in November 1934, this article focuses on the business end of the still fledgling Disney company.

Bottom is an Art Babbit scene from a Silly Symphony.

God of a Plastic Celluloid World

Some production photos.

Music comes first.

Photo of a downshooter and a discussion of story writing process.

Mickey Mouse and the Banker: a nod to Roy Disney and a frank discussion of funds.

Animators gather around Disney for notes.

Lots of Whisky ads next to the animation article...


A breakdown of Silly Symphony's $50,000 budget.

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