london 1993

9 02 2009

SNOWBALLS was the ‘codename’ for the BALTO production. as I explained in some of the earlier posts, BALTO was produced in STEVEN SPIELBERG’S london AMBLIMATION studio. the studio was located in ACTON. most of the artists came from all over europe, a few from the U.S., but mainly from france. it was a very interesting cultural mixture with all the different languages spoken. amazing talents! it was a joy to work with them. preproduction work on BALTO started around 1992, production in 1993. following is a comparative size-sheet with the main characters and a design for a crew-T-shirt, as far as I remember.

© AMBLIN, universal pictures




2 responses

9 02 2009
Nancy Beiman

BALTO was an excellent film with a strong story and likable main characters. I am sorry that they didn’t publicize it more. You will be happy to know that it is still popular with audiences, on DVD.

10 02 2009

I just bought your book Dreamworlds and found it incredible. Thank you. I’m glad I now found your blog.

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