animation

HAVE YOU HEARD??? I’m to Star in a New Animated Television Series!

Hi, Everybody, Did you hear the news? Original animation aimed at a new generation of my fans is to be produced by Normaal Animation in Partnership with Fleischer Studios and King Features. How exciting is that? Aimed at tweens and teens, the 26×26-minute episodes recount the daily struggles, joys and victories of a young person […]

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Betty Boop and the…First Woman Animator!

MAX and Me by Ginny Mahoney Granddaughter of Betty Boop’s creator, Max Fleischer It’s no coincidence that in 1933 Max Fleischer, the man who created the “liberated” Betty Boop, was also the person who hired the FIRST female animator. Max was often ahead of his time! Although hiring a woman animator may not seem like […]

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Happy Birthday, Max!

MAX and Me by Ginny Mahoney Granddaughter of Betty Boop’s creator, Max Fleischer Since tomorrow — July 19th — is Max’s birthday, I thought I’d celebrate by sharing some fun facts about the man himself. Max was born in 1883, the second eldest of Wilhelm and Amelia Fleischer’s six children. From a very early age, […]

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Let’s Draw Betty!

MAX and Me by Ginny Mahoney Granddaughter of Betty Boop’s creator, Max Fleischer With a little practice you, too, can draw Betty … Max Fleischer was a great artist — but he wasn’t born that way.  From the time he was a boy, he loved to draw, but he had no formal art instruction as […]

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