Tuesday, November 15, 2011

The Bert Klein Interview -- Part II

After high school, Mr. Klein leaped full-time into the animation business. (Attending Cal Arts was an option, but the pay was much better working as a layout artist on the t.v. cartoon The Critic.) Television, however, was only his first stop ...

TAG Interview with Bert Klein

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Disney soon came calling, and Bert found himself working on The Lion King and the string of Disney animated features that followed.

2 comments:

Christopher M. Sobieniak said...

Interesting to learn he worked on the animated bits in the Fat Albert film. I have some mixed feelings about that film personally since I still wasn't sure what to make of it by the end (having personally watched the original cartoon back in the day).

That "Opus" test footage was quite excellent, shame that didn't get off the ground.

Interesting to learn that Bert's dad created Jelly Belly.

Oliver said...

Another good and interesting interview. Thanks for posting!

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