Sunday, October 01, 2006

Halifax and John K. shows Classic Cartoony Cartoons






7 PM -10 Thursday Oct 5

At King's College
6350 Coburg Rd.
Halifax

See a whole pile of cartoons made by cartoonists back when cartoonists were allowed to make whatever they wanted without idiot executive interference!










I hope a lot of you local animators will come see this rare and funny stuff! We'll hang out after.

All "real cartoons" fans are welcome!

sponsored by Copernicus Studios-the folks who are animating all my latest crap-including the Weird Al video and Tenacious D! See previews!







WHAT IS A CARTOON?

WHEN CARTOONS WERE CARTOONY - LIVE EVENT IN SHERMAN OAKS

John

37 comments:

Craig D said...

Hey, John. How about posting your thoughts about Popeye cartoons sometime?

Best of luck with the shows...

David Germain said...

Some people who graduated from my animation school have jobs in Halifax. It would be great if they could attend.

If you had done this in Halifax last year say between March 1 and July 20 I could have been there. Back then I had a job doing clean up at Collideascope.

Oh well. Someday.

Hryma said...

I've got alot of that stuff on DVD
that sinking ship is pure genious!

I wish I thought of it.

Jorge Garrido said...

Those lucky Canad'yun eediots! Come to Toronto!

Break a leg, John!

Joel Bryan said...

Right on! I wish I could see that. Oh, and I got one of my friends hooked on your blog. He's a pretty good artist himself.

R2K said...

Very fun : )

Gabriel said...

And how about a post on layouts? You haven't touched this subject here yet, right?

About the shows, nice to see some people having the chance to watch all those beautiful cartoons, even if it's miles away from where i live.

Shawn said...

Aaaarrr...Why does all the good stuff happen on Thursday nights now? I love real cartoons, but not on a work-night!

Freckled Derelict said...

Please bring this show to San Francisco!!!!!

Mitch K said...

Damn John, just when I move out of NS...

cssketchbook said...

for all those intersted there is a blog of chris sanders sketchbook!! check it out and pass it on

http://chrissanderssketchbook.blogspot.com/

Stephen Worth said...

John presented this program as a fundraiser for the ASIFA-Hollywood Animation Archive, and the house was packed. It's a great show, if you're in the area, don't miss it.

Stephen Worth
ASIFA-Hollywood Animation Archive

Chris E said...

I remember a few of these? Wasn't that sheriff from a Droopy short? I think the one where Droopy is left in charge of guarding some gold?

Ape Lad said...

Wow! Chris Sanders sketchbook looks amazing.....ly void of content.
John, why not a nationwide tour, eh?

Clinton said...

Off subject question, John. Where were your Spumco dolls made? and how did they make them? I thought it would be real fucking cool if I had at least one of my cartoon characters I made in college into a doll.

Dapper Dan said...

John, you have to bring this show out to Victoria BC! East coast always gets all the goodies.

Jason_Chatfield said...

That lion roaring itself inside out is awesome. It reminds me of the R&S episode "Stimpy's Bellybutton" with Jerry the Bellybutton elf..
I remember as a kid watching it an trying to wrap my head around the physics.. I've since learnt to just let it be and indulge in the creative imagination that created this beautiful cartoon - with that awesome song "Climb inside my world!"

Here's the YouTube link (Classic R&S!!):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Z5J5AxS9sA

Anonymous said...

I don't know if you are blocking anonymous folks still, but i saw this free streaming cartoon "channel" on the internet. It has a bunch of crazy old cartoons. Betty Boop and the like.. umm.. a lot of cartoons way before my time.. Thought perhaps you'd find some of them interesting.. I had no idea there were all these free streaming channels out there. heh.

http://www.cartoonsfree.tv/unicast_embed/AFTVCartoonsH264250.html

-Aaron

P.S. A big fan by the way.

JohnK said...

>>Wow! Chris Sanders sketchbook looks amazing.....ly<<

I thought it was great, myself.

JohnK said...

>>Wow! Chris Sanders sketchbook looks amazing.....ly<<

I thought it was great, myself.

Dungeon Warden said...

Wow! I can't believe Jonh is coming to halifax. I'm going to do what ever I can to get there.

paul etcheverry said...

I will personally trek to L.A. bringing a whole different lineup of cartoony cartoons - Craig D reminds me that there are some WWII era Popeye cartoons with absolutely amazing scenes by Jim Tyer - and join you to raise more do-re-me for the ASIFA/Hollywood Animation Archive.

Eddie Fitzgerald said...

I went to the Chris Sanders sketchbook blog and found only a mostly blank screen and some links, most of which didn't do anything when I clicked on them.

If the show that John's talking about is similar to the one he did in LA recently then I HIGHLY recommend seeing it. The show I saw was a career-changing event that pointed out new (for our era) possibilities for funny animation and funny story-telling. Miss this and you'll definitely reget it!

Kali Fontecchio said...

Hey Eddie try refreshing the page silly!

I missed the one in LA too, dang it!

Ape Lad said...

>>I thought it was great, myself. <<
Me too, but the link wasn't working earlier. I think it is now, and the blogger sent me the images.
drrooooolllll.....

Craig D said...

I had the same problem, eddie. Maybe it's the emporer's new blog?

Gillian said...

going to try sooo hard to finish my work so I can go!!

Ape Lad said...

The Chris Sanders urls are posted in this comment over on my blog. Be prepared to cut and paste, but it's worth it.

Donald S. said...

Can you just send me a video. I'll return it, honest. ...heh, heh, heh.

PCUnfunny said...

Hey John, three things:

1. I REALLY REALLLY whish I can go to the Halifax thing !

2. I snapped today. When I was watching my Looney Tunes Golden Collections today,I watched nothing but Clampett toons. I don't why. I just watched more and more Clampett toons and couldn't get enough and I wanted more and more ! Raving like a mad man saying, "more Clampett "! What the fuck is happening to me ?

3. I uploaded a sketch on my blog, please look !

Danelectro said...

Just to imagine that octopus moving is already a thrill. Amazing how the more I study animation and the more I watch these new TV shows and 3d features, the more I value the work of these old-time classic animators. They still have a lot to teach us...

The more I feed my students with old cartoons, the more they want!

The Mighty Robolizard said...

Snuh! That first cartoon looks extreme to da maax... mmnyargh, what is it?

Have you tried getting cartoons in the beginning of certain films btw? It tends to be done as a promotional stunt in the US, using some over marketed character, but the French do it to sweet detail. I wonder what you thought of 'Les Triplets du Belleville'... best of all worlds. Also some of the best abstract animation seen in a while...

Gillian said...

Hey John! Awesome show, that fleicher (sp) cartoon was nuts!! But oh so great!

simon said...

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Randy Siplon said...

Man, I'd love to attend one of these shows someday. Sounds like a blast.

R.A. MacNeil said...

Hey John,

Thanks for putting on the show. It was great. I need to go find a copy of 'Swing you Sinners'.

-Ryan

Ben said...

Hey, Mr. Kricfalusi, I sold you some Peanuts and Dennis the Menace on Sunday, and you told me to come to this, but unfortunately I had to work. I heard it went swimmingly and I'm very sorry I missed it. I just recently took up animation myself, having done a music video for some friends of mine. If you have a spare moment to check it out I would be very interested to hear your feedback. It's on my
MySpace page
Thanks!

Ben