Ken Kearney

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Communications or Media
Occupation Video Producer/cartoonist/photographer
Location Santa Cruz, CA, United States
Introduction Ken Kearney: Videographer-Cartoonist-Photographer...Served 4yrs US Navy/Pacific Fleet. 1960's: Graphic Arts Dept. NASA Mtn.View CA. Cartoon Posters:S.F./Haight Ashbury. Next:Worked in animation with Disney artists Bob Carlson, Lee Blair, Larry Kilty. Location: Aptos CA 1970's. 1980's: took over studio space,turned it into photography/illustration studio. Photographed: weddings, glamour, portraits, family photos. Illustration: ads, spot drawings, and cartoon work. Some of my heroes:Walt Disney and staff during the '30's, '40's,'50's. Peter Gowland, Will James, Charles.M.Russell, Eldon Dedini, Fred Moore, John R.Held Jr., Vargas, Harry Reeves, C.D.Gibson. Comic Strips that I enjoyed as a kid:Donald Duck by Carl Barks, Red Ryder, Tarzan, Superman, Buck Rogers. Worked as an "extra" in several big Hollywood films. Currently:Cartoonist/ Community TV Producer. Have produced hundreds of shows in the Santa Cruz CA area. Interviews with creative people, events of interest.
Interests Community, Movies, TV Production, Art, Animation, Cartooning/Photography, History
Favorite Movies B/W Classics, Noir, Sci Fi, Animation, Westerns, Fantasia, It Happened One Night, Laura, Step Into Liquid, Ochestra Wives, Smokey The Cowhorse, Stagecoach, Cat People, From Here To Eternity, American In Paris, Tarzan, Roman Holiday, Two For The Road, To Catch A Thief, Somewhere In Time.
Favorite Music Classic, Jazz, Ukulele-Tin-Pan Alley, Banjo, Guitar, Big Band.
Favorite Books photograhy, animals, animation, hollywood history, biographies.