The Filmation Animation Explanation

Via Mark Mayerson, there’s a good new piece at  called “I freely admit I worked at Filmation.” Three animators, including Disney/Dreamworks animator Tom Sito, recall their days working at Filmation, one of the two biggest producers of U.S. TV animation in from the ’60s through the ’80s. You’ve seen their stuff: He-Man, Fat Albert, and anything else where most scenes consist of people’s faces in extreme close-up, with only their mouths moving.