The TAG Interview -- Nik Ranieri (Part II)

Some Ranieri animation from "Beauty and the Beast". (Ignore the irritating commercial.)

TAG Interview with Nick RanieriFind all TAG Interviews on the TAG website at this link
When Mr. Ranieri made his way to Burbank after finishing work on Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, he had to prove himself as an animator all over again. Which in a short time he did. ...

Nik here discusses the challenges working on the Disney blockbusters of the nineties, and how it took awhile to gain the confidence of different directors as he moved from one animated feature to another. (Working his way to Supervising Animator was not always a smooth journey.)

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