harvey deneroff


A tribute to Fox Animation Studio’s feature-length animated debut,The Art of Anastasia provides an inside look at the spectacular artwork of Anastasia.

From the phone call that started it all to the mastery of the latest computer-animation and 3D technology to the use of CinemaScope in an animated feature, The Art of Anastasia illuminates the creative process behind one of the most anticipated motion picture in years.

The Art of Anastasia takes a peek behind the scenes at the history and artistry of the film. Interviews with the producers, directors, key members of the development team, the composer, lyricist, artists, and animators are augmented with the history and the myth surrounding the real Romanoc family as well as the history of the film’s artistic influences, story development, and technology. In addition, with insight into how Fox Animation Studios began and evolved into an international crew of professional artists representing fourteen different countries, The Art of Anastasia recounts the parallel journey of a young animation studio creating its first feature film.

Showcasing stunning conceptual artwork, original character designs, animation art, story sketches, layout design, colored background, special effects, and state-of-the-art computer-generated imagery, The Art of Anastasia revels in the beauty and power of images.