June 19, 2024 2:25 pm

Seth MacFarlane and Martin Scorsese Become Unlikely Collaborators on Classic Animation Restoration Project
Seth MacFarlane and Martin Scorsese Become Unlikely Collaborators on Classic Animation Restoration Project

Seth MacFarlane and Martin Scorsese Become Unlikely Collaborators on Classic Animation Restoration Project

Seth MacFarlane and legendary filmmaker Martin Scorsese have teamed up for an unexpected reason; to restore a collection of early animated shorts to their former glory. The differences between the often crude and commercial comedy of MacFarlane and the Oscar-nominated dramas of Scorsese seem to be worlds apart, making any kind of collaboration between the pair very unlikely. However, they have found an unexpected middle ground that has seen them come together on a special preservation effort to restore several key animations from the 1920s through to the 1940s.

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​As lovers of “golden age” animated shorts, MacFarlane and Scorsese have become unlikely allies on a restoration project. Read More