Imran and Rugboy chat with veteran animator and storyteller, Floyd Norman, the first African-American artist to be hired at Disney! Floyd shares stories about working with Walt Disney, his career, being an artist and making the documentary “Floyd Norman: An Animated Life” and much more!
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Rate and review us in iTunes! jockandnerd.com/review Show notes: jockandnerd.com/138 Help spread the geekery with a Jock and Nerd merchandise! Support the show on Patreon for bonus content! Links and other stuff we talked about Follow Rugboy on Twitter @ReallyRugboy Subscribe to Jock and Nerd on YouTube! [00:06:21] Floyd Norman Floyd E. Norman is an American animator who worked on the Walt Disney animated features Sleeping Beauty, The Sword in the Stone, and The Jungle Book, along with various animated short projects at Disney in the late ’50s and early ’60s. In 1956, he was the first African American animator at the Disney studios. At age 80, he still works as a storyboard artist, and is a freelance consultant for the Walt Disney Company.
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