BEATLEMANIA PREVIEW PARTY
A NIGHT WITH RON CAMPBELL
MONDAY, JANUARY 28TH
VIP PARTY 6PM - 7PM
PREVIEW PARTY 7PM - 10 PM
Join us for a night full of live entertainment, hors d'oeuvres, drinks, interactive art and special guest Ron Campbell!
Ron is best known as the animator behind the Beatles' 1968 film Yellow Submarine and the Beatles 1960's Saturday Morning Cartoon series.
Campbell, who has a Peabody and an Emmy, also helped animate popular children's classics such as The Smurfs, The Jetsons, Scooby-Doo, The Flintstones, Bettle Bailey, Krazy Kat, Sesame Street, George of the Jungle, Yogi Bear, Heathcliff, Winnie the Pooh, Duck Tails, Tailspin, Rugrats, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and much more!
Ron Campbell will be offering for sale original cartoon paintings of the Beatles as well as various other works from his 50-year career in animation.
YOU CAN PURCHASE TICKETS AT THE DOOR
ABOUT RON CAMPBELL
Born in 1939 in the Australian state of Victori, Ron Campbell was a force in animation for five decades. Campbell began his animation career in the late fifties, soon working on Beetle Bailey, Krazy Kat, and Cool McCool, directing the spectacularly successful TV cartoon series The Beatles. He then moved to the US and Hanna-Barbera, going on to write and produce cartoons for Sesame Street and animate on the original George of the Jungle and Tom Slick TV shows. His Hollywood studio, Ron Campbell Films, Inc., produced and directed the animation for The Big Blue Marble, which won many awards including a Peabody for Excellence in Broadcasting and an Emmy for Best Children's Show of the Year.
In the late 60's Ron Campbell, working in Hollywood with his friend and colleague Duane Crowther (RIP), animated many scenes in The Beatles Yellow Submarine feature film, including the Sea of Time sequence, and much of the action between the Chief Blue Meanie and his boot-licking side-kick, Max. He animated many scenes involving the multi-named Jeremy the Boob, Hillary, the Nowhere Man.
In the early 1980s, he storyboarded Hanna-Barbera's hit series, The Smurfs, including the Emmy-award winning Smurfolympices special. Also during the 70's and 80's, he produced, directed, animated, or storyboarded numerous other hit shows of the era, including Flintstones, Jetsons, Captain Caveman, and Scooby- Doo.
The 1990s took Campbell to Disney TV Animation where he contracted animation direction and storyboarded on Bonkers, Goof Troop, Darkwing Duck, and Winnie The Pooh. His studio produced publicity films for Disney. He also spent much of the decade storyboarding for The Rugrats, Rocket Power, and the bizare adult cartoon, Duckman. During that time, he was nominated for an Emmy for a storyboard for Ahh! Real Monsters, and another for The Rugrats.
Since retiring after a 50 year career, he has been painting subjects always based on the animated cartoons he has helped bring to the screen. With particular emphasis on The Beatles, he shows his Cartoon Pop Art in galleries internationally and across the USA.