Interview With Giovanni Munari

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Animation Nights New York has joined forces with Animation for Adults for our Animator Interview podcast series.

We are posting audio podcasts as part of the Animation for Adults channel and posting video versions including clips of work from the filmmakers.

Next up in our series is an interview with Giovanni Munari. We interview Giovanni Munari at 180 Maiden Lane in the Seaport District of NYC.

Giovanni Munari is a graphic designer and illustrator. He works in publishing, advertising, and broadcast design. He is also an Independent Animation Director.

Animation Nights New York screened Giovanni Munari’s film, “Arithmetique” last year, at our May Movies screening event (Program #9), at 180 Maiden Lane.

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Show Notes:
00:00 – 00:31 Podcast intro
00:31 – 00:44 Greetings
00:44 – 03:05 180 Maiden Lane and Animation Nights New York
03:05 – 04:16 Professional Background
04:16 – 18:15 “Arithmetique”
18:15 – 19:25 Upcoming Projects and Current Projects
19:25 – 22:30 Italian Animation and the Importance of Networking
22:30 – 24:00 Animation for Adults
24:00 – 27:20 Distribution and Audience
27:20 – 30:50 Story and Collaboration
30:50 – 32:34 Nino & Felix
32:34 – 37:55 Illustration and Animation
37:55 – 39:10 Early Work
39:10 – 41:10 The Labor of Animation
41:10 – 41:21 Goodbyes
41:21 – 42:18 Podcast outro
42:18 – 42:40 Outtake

Links:
Giovanni Munari
Website
http://www.giovannimunari.com/
Vimeo
https://vimeo.com/giovannimunari

Arithmetique
https://vimeo.com/32082109

Dalila Rovazzani
https://www.behance.net/DalilaRovazzani

Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia
http://www.cscanimazione.it/

L’Enfant et les Sortileges
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%27enfant_et_les_sortil%C3%A8ges

http://2016.theatrechampselysees.fr/saison/opera-mis-en-scene/l-enfant-et-les-sortileges

Maurice Ravel
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maurice_Ravel

Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colette

Bluebeard
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bluebeard

Lotte Reiniger
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lotte_Reiniger

Gianluca Bosello
https://www.behance.net/GianlucaBosello

Nino & Felix
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p36UGu2BHHw

Peter Pan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Pan

Alice in Wonderland
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alice%27s_Adventures_in_Wonderland

Pinocchio
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pinocchio

Disney’s Pinocchio
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pinocchio_(1940_film)
(Video)
All film clips are used with permission from the artist. All other images are used for the purpose of reference and education.

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