Interesting facts about the cartoons

Kung Fu Panda

After watching this cartoon, you can learn a few Chinese words. For example, the names of the main characters are selected from the actual words of the Chinese language. "Shifu" means "teacher", "Tai Lung" - "the great dragon", "Ugvey" - "turtle". In the Chinese version of the cartoon Crane voiced Jaycee Chan (son of Jackie Chan).

There once was a dog

In Tomsk in 2005 was a bronze monument Wolf weighing about 200 kg. The authors of this creation - foundry Maxim Petrov and consultant artist Leonty Usov. Surprisingly, the monument Wolf talking, he can recite eight phrases ("Right now, sing!", "God help you!" "Well, you come in, if that!" And others.). The authors of the cartoon film tells about how the character was created by Wolf. Initially, in the movie he was depicted not as it is familiar to us. The fact that the role of the hero scoring Armen Dzhigarhanyanom revealed that the drawn characters are not suited to the voice of the actor, and then Wolf was immediately redrawn. And so was born exactly the cartoon hero, whom We can see on their screens.


Initially, the show had a name SpongeBoy, but since that name already existed and were registered, and then renamed sponge. In Sponge Bob 40 holes. A former teacher and a marine biologist Stephen Hillenburg, and is the author and creator of SpongeBob. Stephen Hillenburg studied animation at the Art School. Apparently, he has created SpongeBob in his own image, because like his hero, he once worked as a cook at a seafood restaurant.

Mickey Mouse

Interesting fact that the creator of Mickey Mouse - Walt Disney - afraid of mice. Mickey Mouse has his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The company that created Mickey Mouse - The Walt Disney Company - fighting for neprekraschenie copyright on Mickey Mouse image, the value of which in 2008 is estimated at more than three billion US dollars. Due to the fact that the company was focused on the periodic renewal of the term of protection of copyright property, Mickey Mouse did not become public domain.

Scrooge McDuck

Glasgow City Council in 2007, introduced Scrooge McDuck in the list of famous and prominent people of the city. According to the magazine Forbes, Scrooge McDuck was headed in 2007 a list of the fifteen richest fictional characters. Compilers of the list explained that this was due to the increase in gold prices (in 2005 and 2002 Scrooge ranked sixth and fourth places, respectively).

The Simpsons

In South Australia from 1990 to 1996 was manufactured beer under the brand name "Duff". But found that its producers without permission used the title of The Simpsons, and its production is quickly closed. At the moment, this beer for the price comes to 10 thousand dollars per box, while the manufacturer of such a box cost $ 24. In Angola, the premiere of "The Simpsons" has been advertised by means of an image of "African" the Simpson family.
Angolan advertising agency changed the appearance of the characters, so that they were similar to the Angolan family. The campaign posters that were dedicated to the first showing of "The Simpsons" African broadcaster, all family members painted "dark-skinned" and shod in sandals.


Strange but true, is recording acknowledgments actors never met - they each worked separately, and a replica of their partners voiced assistant. Animators in cartoon motion smodelirovavali Donkey based on movements of the dog. Only one chase scene early in the film was created based on the movements of the rabbit. Before you show this multkartinu the general public, it looked a group of lawyers, and it was done not for entertainment, they had to determine whether the company Walt Disney to sue for non-traditional use of images of their cartoons.


The budget of this cartoon - 78 million. Dollars. Russian version voiced by famous Russian artists - Oskar Kuchera (Marty), Maria Malinowska (Gloria), Alexander Cekalo (Melman) and Konstantin Habensky (Alex). In the original form of zebra Marty voiced by an African American, according to the director of his voice had to give most of his phrases defined "Negro" meaning the manifestation of the American satire. In Russian translation Marty voiced Oskar Kuchera, so some of the jokes of American origin were not very clear to the Russian-speaking people.


Despite the fact that in creating the appearance volts were collected images of different breeds of dogs, however, the basis was taken designers Hyphantria Shepherd. Work on the creation of the cartoon lasted a long time, and somewhere for two or three months to complete the creation of this cartoon animators few men decided not to shave until it's finished. They decided to support all the men who took part in the work on the cartoon, including directors.
As a result, at the end of the work, many men grow beards solid. The filmmakers first came up with the characters, the actors found for scoring, and then their voice and cartoon characters. But the hamster Rhino, or rather, its three-dimensional model in a plastic bowl, was created in the image of multipliers home chinchilla producer John Lasseter. The name of the protagonist sounds differently in different versions: the English version of the cartoon Volt is called "Bolt" (translated as "Lightning"), a Russian version of "Bolt" sounds a little rough, so the authors Russian translation changed the name of the main character in the "Bolt" . And with a name they have not lost, because on the side of the dog shows lightning.

Well, wait a minute!

The first issue of the appearance of the Wolf is a little different from the familiar version of the audience. His illustrious hairstyle and appearance Wolf acquired only in the second edition of the cartoon. Outstanding Wolf knows how to play the guitar (as well as the harp, though in a dream) and sing in a hoarse voice in a manner Vysotsky. Not bad dancing. Cleverly skiing and ice skating. Bad drives a car and a motorcycle. Much better cope with crane, harvesters and other similar devices.
Permanent employment at Wolf no, it can be seen throughout the film. However, the style of his life (his clothes, the situation in his room, and others.) We can say that he found good earnings so-called "shabashki", so it could be quite expensive in those days things (beautiful new bike "Java" ). Nevertheless, there are wolves and cash-strapped times.

Return of the Prodigal Parrot

Child psychologists use the main idea of ​​the cartoon on non-standard conflicts with teenagers. Logo with the image of parrot Kesha has long been a commercial sign, which unwinds enterprising owners and pirates. For example, set up computer video games such as "Freedom for parrots!" And the "Kesha in the world of fairy tales", coloring, and others. This cartoon is so loved by children and adults that A. Kurland wrote a book, which includes the story "You have not been to Tahiti?", "And we are here and well fed!" And "Charming!»


An ordinary person has about 110,000 hair. Remy drawn 1, 15 million hairs, while at Colette 115,000 hairs. To dump looked natural, artists were photographed and studied a lot of real products of decay. There were investigated fifteen different kinds of products of fruits and vegetables: apples, berries, bananas, mushrooms, oranges, broccoli and lettuce, which have been left to rot and then photographed them. Initially, sculptor-designer made nine clay sculptures Remy. Cartoon was nominated for five awards "Oscar", including "Best Animated Film of 2007".


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