Skip to main content
  1. AXS Entertainment
  2. Arts & Entertainment
  3. Music

Beatles 'Yellow Submarine' animator to do live drawings during SXSW

See also

Ron Campbell, director of the 1960s Saturday morning Beatles cartoon TV series and animator of the Beatles film “Yellow Submarine,” announced Feb. 26 by email he will be appearing live during the upcoming SXSW.

Campbell will be at Wild About Music, 115 E. 6th Street, Austin, Texas, from 1 to 9 p.m. March 8th through March 15th, except on March 10, when he will appear from 1 to 6 p.m. He will showcase his original Beatles cartoon paintings created specially for the show and create new Beatles pop art paintings live at the exhibit.

Since retiring after a 50-year career, he has been painting subjects always based on the animated cartoons he has helped bring to the screen. With particular emphasis on the Beatles, he shows his Cartoon Pop Art in galleries worldwide.

In his book, “Up Periscope: Yellow Submarine,” producer Al Brodax gives Ron Campbell a great deal of credit for saving the movie “Yellow Submarine” and tying it all together at the last minute.

Campbell was also involved with many of the most beloved cartoons including “Scooby-Doo,” “Winnie The Pooh,” “Krazy Kat,” “George of the Jungle,” “The Jetsons, “The Flintstones,” “The Smurfs,” “Goof Troop,” “Rugrats,” and dozens more. Campbell ’s former studio was awarded a Peabody and an Emmy for his work in children’s television.


Stick with Beatles Examiner for the best and most complete coverage of the Beatles 50th and don't miss our special roundup: Beatles 101: Read all about it: Our fab stories on the Beatles' 50th anniversary.

We love to write about the Beatles and have been doing it since our time at a major metropolitan newspaper. Subscribe at this link and get addicted to our exclusive original stories and interviews and the leading source of original Beatles news on the internet in all our Beatles column pages at Beatles Examiner, Paul McCartney Examiner, George Harrison Examiner and Ringo Starr Examiner. You can subscribe through the button on this page and spread the word about us. And be sure to check out our That's What I Want” Beatles store. We are also the author of the ebook Meet a Monkee: Davy Jones.”

Copyright Steve Marinucci. Please do not reprint in full on other sites without permission. Connect with us on Facebook and Pinterest. And don't miss our weekly Beatles news podcast “Things We Said Today” available first on on the weekends, then on iTunes and


Today's top buzz...

  • Coachella
    Get ready for the second weekend of Coachella with this fun guide
    Music News
  • St. Louis Rams
    The Rams are offering $100K to anyone who can guess their 2014 schedule correctly
    NFL News
  • X-Men
    The final 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' trailer is here, and it's marvelous
    Hot Trailers
  • Russell Westbrook
    See the NBA playoff teams that might consider making a panic trade
    NBA Buzz
  • Paul Walker
    Paul Walker's brothers will stand in for him on the set of 'Fast and the Furious 7'
    Movies Buzz
  • Matt Moore
    Rays pitcher Matt Moore will be undergoing season-ending elbow surgery
    MLB Buzz

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about and apply today!