Quotes by American Animator Don Bluth

Basically the children who watch it just see the little characters they love, and so they're not discerning about whether it looks great or it's a great story or anything. Don Bluth

I think we have to bottom out. When the studios jump out of the ring, perhaps the artist can get back in. Don Bluth

I'm also very pleased that we were able to include a full orchestrated score for Dragon's Lair 3D. The 40 different music pieces blend with the action to make you feel more a part of the whole adventure. Don Bluth

When business executives are making the artistic decisions and don't understand animation, things can go awry. Don Bluth

Now they call in all of the authority figures they can find and hire them - the cost has gone up. The picture may or may not get better, but definitely, it gets more cumbersome. Don Bluth

You've got to be able to make animation for much less... Less is not the studio's way. Don Bluth
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The marketing department is really an important part of getting an animated film to work. If the people running it are used to selling live action films and the hard rock music and the sex and all those things... Anything outside that, they just don't know what to do with it. Don Bluth

How can you have a director that doesn't go to work with the crew every day and talk to them? Don Bluth
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In the animation world, people who understand pencils and paper usually aren't computer people, and the computer people usually aren't the artistic people, so they always stand on opposite sides of the line. Don Bluth

I prefer that animation reach into places where live action doesn't go, and it seems like all of animation nowadays is trying to go where live action is. Don Bluth

It just seems like the whole, overall animation world is trying to go where maybe animation doesn't belong. Don Bluth

You just can't keep pouring money down an endless hole and never recoup any of it. It's got to be a business. Don Bluth

The only one that seems to be able to hold the business is Disney. They do it is because they have a fabulous philosophy about marketing- but even they wavered. Don Bluth
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With movies, you are always in search is a good story, one that everyone will relate to and love. I love finding those stories and creating a visual world to tell the story. Don Bluth

The heart of Dragon's Lair has always been its compelling story. With Dragon's Lair 3D, we think the team has really created an interactive animated movie. Don Bluth

Dragon's Lair 3D is about as close as you can come to controlling an animated feature film. Don Bluth

I have never seen a game's graphics look so sharp and clean. The sound design for the game is also unique on the Xbox. The memory on this system allowed us to provide the user with 5.1 Dolby surround sound for home theatre owners. Don Bluth

As you follow the escapades or the journey of the hero through a story, it evokes some kind of emotion in the viewers. The director's job is to make sure that the audience goes through the journey and has an emotional reaction. Don Bluth

We'd love to do Space Ace 3D. It has a lot of potential. But, it is really up to the publishers. Don Bluth
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There's about 260 rooms in the new castle which you go through, but it's all about the game play. Don Bluth


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