At the time, about 1989 or so, computer animation was not used in motion picture or animation production.
Bill Hanna and Hanna Barbera was one of those brave souls / companies.
13 seasons of Scooby Doo but only one of The Jetsons? No justice, clearly no justice in this world.
So after a rocky start having to do with the other project, the one administered by Universal Studios Florida, the project from hell, we start delivering lots of shots for the movie. And things are going along and, this is so amazing I can't believe it, one day I got a phone call from Bill Hanna.
While I am on the subject, I do not remember all our friends at Hanna Barbera by name, but two names in particular stand out beyond Bill Hanna and Joe Barbera, and that was Al Gmuer (sp?) and Jerry Mills. Just wanted you guys to know how helpful I thought you were and what a pleasure it was to work with you. (I am spacing out on the name of a third person, who I think was the senior Art Director there, but I can do some research and find it).
Jetsons The Movie (1990)
3. This is of course a reference to Sherman and Peabody from Jay Ward.
4. The more I think about this, the more I realize that this could not be true. It is true that excellent scanning and recording was not easily available the way it is today, as a commodity service. But probably had we wanted we would have found someone who provided a film recording service on a CELCO or DICOMED or other device. Nevertheless, we felt we had to do it ourselves.