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Matthew Krul

Imagineer Podcast
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Floyd Norman is an icon in the world of animation. Beginning with the Walt Disney Studios in 1956, Floyd worked as an animator on films like Sleeping Beauty (1959), The Sword in the Stone (1963), and The Jungle Book (1967). After Walt's death in 1966, Floyd left Disney to co-found his own animation company, and he continued to work on projects for Disney and Pixar throughout his career, including Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971), Robin Hood (1973), Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996), Mulan (1998), Toy Story 2 (1999), and more. In 2007, Floyd was named a Disney Legend, and in 2013, he published his own book, Animated Life: A lifetime of tips, tricks, and stories from a Disney legend with publisher Focal Press. In 2016, Floyd's career was memorialized in a documentary called Floyd Norman: An Animated Life from Directors Michael Fiore and Erik Sharkey and Fiore Media Group, which you can buy at http://www.floydnormanmovie.com. The documentary appeared on Netflix for 3 years and recently aired on Turner Classic Movies as the closing night movie for the "Home Edition" TCM Classic Film Festival. At 85 years young, Floyd is still working on a number of projects for Disney and beyond, and is available to appear for in-person speaking engagements and masterclasses at colleges, conferences, and museums around the globe.   
In this episode, I chat with Floyd about his career at Disney. We also chat about his book, his documentary, and more. Be sure to explore Floyd's work and follow him on Social Media:
Documentary: http://www.floydnormanmovie.com 
Blog: http://floydnormancom.squarespace.com 
Sesame Street: http://fioremediagroup.com/work/type/film-tv/#work-sesame-streets-sports-10
Contact: FloydNormanAgent@Gmail.com
Twitter: @FloydNormanDoc
Facebook: www.facebook.com/FloydNormanDocumentary
Instagram: @FloydNormanMovie

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