Interesting facts about cartoons
I present to you interesting and informative facts about the most beloved cartoons.
Kung Fu Panda
After watching this cartoon, you can learn a few Chinese words. For example, the names of the main characters are chosen from the real words of the Chinese language. "Shifu" means "teacher", "Tai Lung" - "great dragon", "Ugvey" - "turtle". In the Chinese version of the Crane Masters cartoon, voiced by Jacey Chan (son of Jackie Chan).
Once upon a time there was a dog
In Tomsk in 2005 a bronze monument to the Wolf weighing about 200 kg was erected. The creators of this creation are the foundry worker Maxim Petrov and consultant-artist Leonty Usov. Surprisingly, the monument-the Wolf speaks, he can say eight phrases (“Right now I’ll sing!”, “God help you!”, “Well, come in, if that!”, Etc.) The authors of the cartoon film tell how the character was created by the Wolf. Initially, in the cartoon, he was depicted not as he is familiar to us. The fact is that when articulating the role of this hero by Armen Dzhigarkhanyan, it turned out that the drawn character did not fit the voice of the actor at all,and after that the Wolf was urgently redrawn. That's how the hero of the cartoon, which we see on our screens, was born.
Initially, the show had the name SpongeBoy, but since such a name already existed and was registered, the Sponge was renamed. In Sponge Bob 40 holes. Former teacher and marine biologist Stephen Hillenberg and is the author and creator of SpongeBob. Stephen Hillenberg studied animation at an art school. Apparently, he created SpongeBob in his own way, because, like his hero, he once worked as a cook in a seafood restaurant.
An interesting fact is that the creator of Mickey Mouse - Walt Disney - was afraid of mice. Mickey Mouse has his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The company that created Mickey Mouse - The Walt Disney Company - is struggling to stop copyright protection for the image of Mickey Mouse, whose value in 2008 was estimated at over three billion US dollars. Due to the fact that the company's activities were aimed at periodically extending the terms of copyright protection, Mickey Mouse did not become public property.
The city council of Glasgow in 2007 introduced Scrooge McDuck to the list of famous and prominent people in the city.According to Forbes magazine, Scrooge McDuck headed in 2007 the list of the fifteen richest fictional characters. The compilers of this list explained that this was due to the increase in gold prices (in 2005 and 2002 Scrooge was ranked sixth and fourth, respectively).
From 1990 to 1996, beer under the Duff brand was produced in South Australia. However, it turned out that its manufacturers used this name from the Simpsons without permission, and its production was quickly closed. At the moment, this beer at a price of up to 10 thousand dollars per box, while at the manufacturer this box cost $ 24. In Angola, the Simpsons premiere was advertised using the image of the "Simpsons" African family. The Angolan advertising agency has changed the appearance of the characters so that they look like an Angolan family. On advertising posters dedicated to the first “Simpsons” show by an African TV company, all family members are drawn by “blacks” and shod in slippers. Homer hints more than once that drugs are stored in the house, usually followed by the phrase Marge “But we don’t have drugs!”, To which Homer, looking around, replies, “Well, of course. Nope
Surprisingly, the fact turns out that when recording the remarks of the characters, the actors never saw each other - each of them worked separately, and the remarks of their partners were voiced by an assistant. Animators in the cartoon modeled the movements of the Donkey based on the movements of the dog. Only one chase scene at the beginning of the film was created based on the rabbit's movements. Before showing this cartoon to the general public, a group of lawyers looked at it, and this was not done for their entertainment, they had to determine if Walt Disney could sue for the unconventional use of images from their cartoons.
The budget of this cartoon is 78 million dollars. The Russian version is voiced by famous Russian artists - Oscar Kuchera (Marty), Masha Malinovskaya (Gloria), Alexander Tsekalo (Melman) and Konstantin Khabensky (Alex). In its original form, Marty voiced an African American, according to the director’s intention, his voice should have given a majority of his phrases a certain “Negro” meaning with the manifestation of American satire. In the Russian translation, Marty is voiced by Oscar Kuchera, so some jokes of American origin were not very clear to Russian-speaking people.
Despite the fact that images of different breeds of dogs were collected in the creation of the appearance of Volta, nevertheless, the designers took the American white shepherd dog as a basis. Work on the creation of this cartoon lasted a long time, and some two to three months before the creation of this cartoon was completed, several male animators decided not to shave until they were all done. They were decided to support all the men who took part in the work on the cartoon, including the directors. As a result, at the end of the work, many men grew solid beards. The filmmakers first came up with the images of the characters, found the actors for dubbing, and only then by their voice and drew characters. But Reno's hamster, or rather, his three-dimensional model in a plastic ball, was created by multipliers in the image of the home chinchilla of producer John Lasseter. The name of the main character sounds differently in different versions: in the English version of the cartoon Volt is called “Bolt” (can be translated as “Lightning”), in the Russian version “Bolt” sounds a bit rough, so the authors of the Russian translation changed the name of the main character to “Volt” . And they did not lose the name, because there is a zipper on the side of the dog.
Wait for it!
In the first edition, the appearance of the Wolf is a little different from the familiar version of the audience. Wolf acquired his illustrious hairstyle and appearance only in the second edition of the cartoon. An extraordinary Wolf can play the guitar (as well as the harp, albeit in a dream) and sing in a hoarse voice in the manner of Vysotsky. Not bad dancing. Skilfully skiing and skating. Bad driving a car and a motorcycle. Much better to cope with a truck crane, combine and other similar devices. Wolf has no permanent job, it can be seen throughout the entire film. However, according to his life style (his clothes, the atmosphere in his room, etc.), we can say that he has good earnings, so-called “shabashki”, so he may well have things that are quite expensive for those times (beautiful new Java motorcycle ). But nevertheless, there are at the Wolf and non-cash times.
Return of the prodigal parrot
Child psychologists use the main idea of the cartoon to solve non-standard conflict situations with adolescents. The logo with the image of a parrot Keshi has long become a trademark, which is actively spun up by copyright holders and pirates.For example, computer video games such as “Freedom to parrots!” And “Kesha in the world of fairy tales”, coloring books, and others have been created. Both children and adults have become so fond of this cartoon that A. Kurlyandsky wrote a book that included the stories “You Weren't in Tahiti?”, “And They Feed Us Well Here!” And “It's Charming!”
An ordinary person has about 110 thousand hairs. Remy has 1.15 million hairs, while Colette has 115 thousand hairs. In order for the rubbish heap to look natural, artists have photographed and researched quite a few real rotting products. A total of fifteen different types of vegetable and fruit products were investigated: apples, berries, bananas, mushrooms, oranges, broccoli, and lettuce, which were left to rot, and then photographed. Initially, the sculptor-designer made nine clay sculptures of Remy. The cartoon was nominated for 5 Oscars, including “Best Animated Film of 2007”.