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Encyclopedia > John Pomeroy

John Pomeroy (born 1951 in Los Angeles, California) is an American animator who has worked for several major studios, including The Walt Disney Company and Sullivan Bluth Studios. He has also worked as producer and screenwriter on several animated feature films. 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... An animator is one who is involved in the process of animation. ... The Walt Disney Company (most commonly known as Disney; NYSE: DIS) is one of the largest media and entertainment corporations in the world. ... A film producer creates the conditions for making movies. ... Screenwriters, scenarists or script writers, are authors who write the screenplays from which movies and television programs are made. ...


Career

John Pomeroy started work at The Walt Disney Company in 1973 as a background artist, and became a full animator in 1974 to work on Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too. While working at Disney, he met fellow animators Don Bluth and Gary Goldman, and began working with them on an independent short film project, Banjo the Woodpile Cat. The Walt Disney Company (most commonly known as Disney; NYSE: DIS) is one of the largest media and entertainment corporations in the world. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh is a full-length animated film produced by Walt Disney Productions and first released on March 11, 1977. ... Donald Virgil Bluth (born September 13, 1937) is a former Disney animator who, along with fellow animators Gary Goldman and John Pomeroy, set out on his own in 1979 to start his own animation studio, Don Bluth Productions. ... Gary Goldman (born November 17, 1944 in Oakland, California) is American animator, director, and producer. ... Banjo the Woodpile Cat is a 1982 animated short film directed by Don Bluth. ...


In 1979 he, Bluth, Goldman and several other Disney animators left the studio to form the independent studio Don Bluth Productions (later to become Bluth Group), which produced the film Secret of NIMH and the animation for laserdisc video games Dragon's Lair and Space Ace. The independent studio encountered financial difficulties and declared bankruptcy in 1984, but reformed soon after as Sullivan Bluth Studios and opened a major animation facility in Dublin, Ireland. For the Smashing Pumpkins song, see 1979 (song). ... The Secret of NIMH is an 1982 animated film adaptation of the Newbery-winning book Mrs. ... A laserdisc video game is an arcade video game that uses pre-recorded video (either live-action or animation) played from a laserdisc, either as the entirety of the graphics, or as part of the graphics. ... Dragons Lair was one of the first laserdisc video games, released in June 1983 by Cinematronics. ... Space Ace is a Laserdisc video game produced by Don Bluth Studios, Cinematronics, and RDI Video Systems. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 53. ...


Pomeroy remained at the Dublin studio to work as the directing animator and producer on An American Tail and The Land Before Time, before moving back to America in 1989 to form a new US wing of the company. An American Tail is an animated film produced by Steven Spielbergs Amblin Entertainment, and directed by Don Bluth, originally released in movie theatres on November 21, 1986. ... The Land Before Time is an animated film, produced by Steven Spielbergs Amblin Entertainment, and directed by Don Bluth. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


When Sullivan Bluth Studios closed, Pomeroy returned to Disney to work as the supervising animator on Pocahontas and subsequent features. Pocahontas is the thirty-third animated feature in the Disney animated features canon. ...


References

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