John Canemaker is an Academy Award-, Emmy Award-, and
Peabody Award-winning animation director and designer. His
twenty-eight minute film, The Moon and the Son: An Imagined
Conversation, won the 2005 Oscar for Best Animated Short, and
his more than twenty films (and their original art) are in the
permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York. He is
also a tenured professor and director of the animation program at
New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. The Lost
Notebook is his eleventh book on the history of animation.
The Walt Disney Family Museum was co-founded by Walt Disney's daughter, Diane Disney Miller, and grandson, Walter Miller, in San Francisco's Presidio. The Museum is dedicated to celebrating the life, work, and legacy of Walt Disney through innovative exhibitions and programs, sharing the fascinating story of the man who raised animation to an art, transformed the film industry, tirelessly pursued innovation, and created a global, distinctively American legacy.
"I was unprepared for the sheer magnificence of the final object
when it arrived in the mail yesterday...This book is a great
argument for why art books, when done right, still deserve to be
printed on paper in this digital age." -- Amid Amidi, Cartoon
"There can be no more important book about Disney history published this year" -- Jerry Beck, Cartoon Research