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100 Greatest Looney Tune Cartoons - Hollywood - Nov 10 '10

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100 Greatest Looney Tune Cartoons - Hollywood - Nov 10 '10

Postby Charles » Mon Nov 01, 2010 6:59 pm

The 100 Greatest Looney Tune Cartoons - 16mm film screening of rare cartoons and book signing.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010 @ 7:30 p.m.

Hollywood Heritage Museum (across from Hollywood Bowl)
2100 N. Highland Avenue
Hollywood, CA 90068

(Free parking) (323-874-2276) is the number at the Museum. Hollywood Heritage, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of the historic built environment in Hollywood and to education about the early film industry and the role its’ pioneers played in shaping Hollywood’s history.

Jerry Beck will talk about his book The 100 Greatest Looney Tune Cartoons. He will be showing 16mm film (not DVD) of some rare, unusual and favorite Looney Tunes at Hollywood Heritage Museum on Wed. November 10th. jbeck@5640@aol.com

The 100 Greatest Looney Tune Cartoons and the History of Looney Tunes with Author Jerry Beck (Nov. 10th) Hollywood Heritage Presents an evening at the barn with Jerry Beck and the history of Looney Tune Cartoons.

Event, Wed. November 10th at 7:30 p.m. Hollywood Heritage Museum, 2100 N. Highland Avenue, across from the Hollywood Bowl. Plenty of Free Parking in Lot D, Refreshments available.

$5.00 for Hollywood Heritage Members, $10.00 for non-members. Arrive early as seating is limited.

Author Jerry Beck is an animation historian and cartoon producer. His fifteen books on the subject include The Animated Movie Guide, Looney Tunes: The Ultimate Visual Guide and The 50 Greatest Cartoons. He is a former studio executive with Nickelodeon and Disney, and is currently a consulting producer to Warner Bros., Universal Studios and Disney for their classic animation DVD compilations.

Beck has programmed animation retrospectives and animator tributes for the Annecy and Ottawa Animation Festivals, The Museum of Modern Art and The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. He has taught animation history at NYU, SVA, the AFI and UCLA. He is currently teaching Animation History at Woodbury University in Burbank, California.

Beck started his career in film distribution, working at MGM/UA, Orion Classics, Cannon Films and Expanded Entertainment (Tournee of Animation), before starting his own company, Streamline Pictures in 1989, the first U.S. distributor to import anime features such as Otomo’s Akira and Miyazaki’s Laputa: Castle In The Sky. Beck was instrumental in launching Animation Magazine, and has written for The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. Beck was also the West Coast Bureau Chief for Kidscreen magazine in 2000. He has also created, written and produced animated films for various clients. His most recent animation project, Hornswiggle, aired on the Nicktoons Network in 2008. Beck is also the host/producer of the annual “Worst Cartoon Ever” screening at the Comic-con International: San Diego.
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