http://mentalfloss.com/article/62035/chuck-jones-rules-writing-road-runner-cartoons

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Film director Amos Posner shared this photo taken at the What’s Up, Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck Jones exhibit at the Museum of the Moving Image in New York:. Jones' rules, first made public when he published them in his 1999 autobiography Chuck Amuck: The Life and Times of an Animated Cartoonist, are probably pretty familiar to animation students and Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote fanatics. They are a fascinating testament to the need for clearly defined systems within a wacky creative process. Fun fact: In an interview for the book Hollywood Cartoons: American Animation in its Golden Age , Michael Maltese, a writer who worked for Jones on the Roadrunner series, said that he had never heard of these rules. Full story

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