Jake S. Friedman is an animation historian and author.  For a decade he was an artist in the New York animation industry.  Today he is working on several projects about the incredible art and rich history of animation. 

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Coming July 2022 –

THE DISNEY REVOLT:

The Great Labor War of Animation's Golden Age

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"The Disney Revolt--the first in-depth day-by-day history of the seminal 1941 Disney strike--is a meticulously researched book, and a page-turner. Jake S. Friedman provides enlightening context, offers a balanced account of the traumatic events, and brings all the actors of this colorful drama to life. It feels like taking a time machine and actually being there in person." 

- Didier Ghez, author of They Drew As They Pleased: The Hidden Art of Disney’s Golden Age

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THE DISNEY AFTERNOON: THE MAKING OF A TELEVISION RENAISSANCE

The official history of the Disney Afternoon will be on the shelves in the autumn of 2022.

Included are interviews with more than 40 artists, writers, and performers.  Complete with never-before-seen art and photos!

Read "Picket Lines in Paradise,"

Jake's feature article for

American History Magazine

on the 1941 Disney Strike