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Regarding Disney TV animation units

Discussion in 'Disney / Pixar' started by Maddy, Nov 1, 2021.

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    I've read once many moons ago that The Disney TV Animation Japan unit was actually really the bought out Pacific Animation Company (yet Wikipedia says it was founded by former TMS employees, or maybe that is part of an example to not believe everything on Wikipedia) and that Disney TV animation France was originally the Brizzi Bros Animation Studio (from Babar).

    So, now to regard what Disney TV Animation Australia originally was, I think that would have to been exactly the exact same Australian animation studio (e.g King Arthur and Square Knights, Beetle Bailey, Krazy Kat) that was used by Hanna Barbera on some of their shows on their very beginning and eventually purchasing them so that they could farm their shows outright for extremely low budget (certainly away from the other Asian studios they had been using since the beginning, must certainly be a matter of choice nowadays to send animation to Asia now, because I've once read that several Asian studios, not just TMS from japan but also some of the other ones from Korea can be extremely EXPENSIVE!!![​IMG] and BTW, Australia is not part of Asia, it is it's own continent )

    Either that with Disney buying off Hanna Barbera or maybe this was a special unit partly exclusive to Disney, who knows?

    If it's the latter, then it must be one of the very first Disney TV animation units set up to make sure, even though the animation was still overseas, the animation was still Disney BY Disney, and contrary to what I've heard about Sunwoo, Actually Disney TV Australia was actually exactly mainly the studio that primarily replaced TMS on animating on the Disney shows, Sunwoo wasn't founded until much later, i believe.

    Anyway let's hear your opinions and speculations, guys about the Disney television animation units.
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    There's a hiccup in your acquisitions: Hanna-Barbera did contract out some of its animation load to Australia, because they were airing as many as ten Saturday morning cartoon shows among the three big networks. Upon the death of Joe Barbera, ownership of the Hanna-Barbera Studios went to Turner Entertainment, which would likely sustain reliable overseas contractors. Turner Entertainment rebranded H-B into Cartoon Network Studios with much the same people on-board. Turner eventually merged with Warner Brothers Entertainment, creating an animation juggernaut. It's possible Disney lured the Australian talent away from the Turner umbrella, but more likely, they farmed Australian talent on their own, schooling artists on the Disney way of animating. Some of this Aussie talent can be seen in The Disney Afternoon series of cartoons.
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    Disney television animation units may be powered by the internet as they required constant connection to the server for saving their work. if you are working on a similar machine and need help with hooking it up with the wi-fi network at your home, you can read through the detailed setup instructions contained here.
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