Frank and ollie is a 1995 documentary film about the life and careers of frank thomas and ollie johnston, two chief animators that had worked at walt disney animation studios during its early years, up until their retirement in the late 1970s. The authors, frank thomas and ollie johnston, worked not only with the. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The illusion of life by frank thomas and ollie johnston. The most complete book on the subject ever written, this is the fascinating inside story by two longterm disney animators of the gradual perfecting of a relatively. Anyone who adores disney animation will cherish a book like this one written by two of the nine old men, ollie johnston, and frank thomas. In 1978, they retired from walt disney productions and began work on this book. The most complete book on the subject ever written, this is the fascinating inside story.
Our relationship has been described as the friendship that changed the face of animation. Frank and ollie, the talent behind bambi, pinocchio, lady and the tramp, the jungle book, and others, set the standard for such modernday hits as the lion king. Lady and the tramp, the jungle book, and others, set the standard for such. They touch on the history of animation, and give students of animation a set of principles to follow when attempting to successfully bring drawings to life. The illusion of life later republished as the illusion of life. The illusion of life, written by frank thomas and ollie johnston, also feature. The illusion of life 1st deluxe edition by thomas, frank, johnston, ollie isbn. Upon retirement frank and ollie began to piece together a book about their experience as animators for the walt disney studio. A number of other important figures in the animation business are also interviewed about frank and ollies influence of modern animation, and about their personal friendship.
Frank and ollie is a 1995 documentary film about the life and careers of frank thomas and ollie johnston, two chief animators who had worked at walt disney animation studios from its early years until their retirement in the late 1970s. It was created, written, and drawn by us personally. From books to videos, is the place to purchase your animation resources and memorabilia. A documentary about two famed disney animators, frank and ollie. The film was directed, produced and written by theodore thomas, frank thomas son. Marvelous book by two of disneys original animators the nine old men and a great example of craftsmanship in animation as well as. Disney animation studios unexpected progressive triumphant return to excellence. Welcome to the official website of frank thomas and ollie johnston. Written by two of disneys famous nine old men, frank thomas and ollie johnston, this book goes back to where animation was born, made and enjoyed by. The most essential book on classical animation ever. It was directed, produced and written by theodore thomas, frank thomas son. Since featurelength animation dates back only to 1937s snow white and the seven dwarfs, frank and ollie were literally present at the forms creation, giving this film an importance as. With frank thomas, ollie johnston, sylvia roemer, john canemaker. Mason discusses the 12 principles of animation and why every animation student.392 1546 143 1322 464 280 176 281 812 1208 1259 909 156 400 1393 1589 1467 1041 433 1527 108 133 485 396 164 26 485 742 301 722 255 695 889 1069 526 1100 1318 41 1293