Ralph Bakshi Quotes

26 Ralph Bakshi quotes:

"Animation is tremendously resilient. Animation will recover, as art always recovers. There's always cycles of good art."
"Disney had such a hold on the mind of America-they were Adolf Hitler. The whole country thought Disney was some sort of god and that animation was some sort of pure thing for children."
"I animated 20 years at Terry Toons. It's important to know that animators like pizza and a raise once in a while, and you've got to treat them with love."
"As an artist, I want to interpret my feelings - not run across the street and ask what my mother thinks."
"Film has to describe and show."
"My movies continue to be found and be sold because there's something going on in them."
"One of the best animated films I've seen come out of Disney was the Tarzan movie. I wasn't crazy about the story or the design on Tarzan's face, but the traditional animation was spectacular."
"Painting pictures didn't make me a lot of money. I have to eat."
"Most of the animated films I watched, the emotions are all prepackaged like canned music, the hand actions, the sighs."
"My good films were independent and my bad films were not."
"They say I'm a revolutionary, but they're all wrong."
"I'm having the same problems today that I had when I first started, saying that outrageous adult animation works."
"I'm the first to admit that I can't be as good as Tolkien, and a movie can never be as good as Tolkien."
"What's most important in animation is the emotions and the ideas being portrayed. I'm a great believer of energy and emotion."
"Wizards was my homage to Tolkien in the American idiom. I had read Tolkien, understood Tolkien, and wanted to do a sort of fantasy for American kids, and that was Wizards."
"All the old great companies were run by guys who knew what an animator meant, and guys who knew how to draw. All the companies today are run by executives."
"Cartooning at its best is a fine art. I'm a cartoonist who works in the medium of animation, which also allows me to paint my cartoons."
"I am not interested in slickness for the sake of slickness."
Author: Bakshi Quotes Category: American Director Quotes Cartoonist Quotes
"I draw what I feel, which is no more than doing my job."
"I miss animation very passionately. Not continuously, but every once in a while I would die to do another film."

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