Interview by Paul Salfen
ERIC GOLDBERG (Disney Animator/Director) is a renowned hand-drawn animator and director, first joining Walt Disney Animation Studios as supervising animator of The Genie in 1992’s “Aladdin.” in addition to directing “Pocahontas” and key segments in “Fantasia/200,” Eric animated Mini Maui in “Moana,” Louis in “The Princess and the Frog,” Phil in “Hercules,” and oversaw 2d animation in the Oscar®-nominated Mickey Mouse short, “Get A Horse!”
FLOYD NORMAN (Animation Artist) got his start at The Walt Disney Company in 1956 as an artist on “Sleeping Beauty” and “The Sword in the Stone” and was a writer on “The Jungle Book.” He also worked on various animated-short projects. Norman left Disney to co-find Vignette Films, Inc., where he worked as an independent filmmaker. Norman developed various television projects such, “Hey! Hey! Hey! It’s Fat Albert,” “Sesame Street” and “Soul Train” before returning to Disney to animate on “Robin Hood” and various feature films. He joined the story team on “The Hunchback of Notre Dame,” “Mulan,” and other animated feature films and worked in story development at Pixar Animation Studios. A writer and comic book artist, Norman continues to work for The Walt Disney Company as a consultant on various projects.