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Prepare to Board! Creating Story and Characters for Animation Features and Shorts, 2nd Edition by Nancy Beiman

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Appendix 3

Interview with Ken Anderson

by Nancy Beiman (edited), © 1979, 2006 by Nancy Beiman

Ken Anderson worked in story and development on many Disney features. His art direction credits include FANTASIA, ONE HUNDRED AND ONE DALMATIANS, THE SWORD IN THE STONE, THE JUNGLE BOOK, and THE RESCUERS.

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Ken Anderson and friend. Reproduced by permission of Cyndy Bohanovsky.

NANCY BEIMAN: Ken O'Connor's been bringing in a lot of stuff that you did. You seem to have done practically everything! My main questions will be about story, since we don't have a lot of information on how to recognize when a story has good potential for animation.

KEN ANDERSON: ...

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