We have a brand new episode of The Traditional Animation Show!! We interview Disney Director Stephen Anderson and find out how he got his start in animation, from college all the way up to directing Winnie the Pooh for Walt Disney Feature Animation. Be sure to watch until the end for a professional storyboarding lesson by Stephen himself. You don’t want to miss this one! Enjoy!

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Lavalle Lee

Lavalle Lee

Lavalle Lee has been creating animated cartoons online since 1999/2000 for his website flashcartoons.org. The cartoons on the site have gained viral video status reaching millions of viewers online. In 2009, Lavalle started learning hand drawn animation from Don Bluth in his animation classes, as well as attending his Masterclasses in Arizona. He has also personally studied animation and visual effects from Veteran Disney animators.

Lavalle is widely known in the animation industry as the creator of the TraditionalAnimation.com website. After seeing that most animation sites were about all types of animation, not any specific to classical hand drawn animation, Lavalle knew Traditional Animation needed to be represented online. TraditionalAnimation.com has become the leading website and social media account for all things 2D. The website served as inspiration for “The Traditional Animation Show” in which Lavalle was both producer and host.

His partnership with Don Bluth began when he championed the Dragon's Lair Indiegogo campaign as lead project manager, editor, and in-betweener. The campaign reached $730,000 dollars to produce a 7-minute pitch video. After ten years of learning from Don Bluth and working together on the Dragon’s Lair pitch, Lavalle accepted the position as Vice President of Don Bluth's new company Don Bluth Studios.

1 Comment

  1. herve ngongo
    February 10, 2016 at 6:26 pm — Reply

    Thank you so much Lavalle Lee …I’ve Watch 100 times each of your 4 interviews animation show. Don Bluth taught me so much, Dominic Carola and Aaron Blaise complete their talents and now Stephen Anderson… I can just said aoooooooowaaaaaaaaaaaa….. So many things discover in these interviews…
    We’re just hoping to see Andreas Deja and James Lopez in action too.
    Simply thank you…

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