SCAD students Scott Kalison and Carlos Soler, Harlem Globetrotter Moose Weekes,  and Lee Todd, who oversees special projects at SCAD.
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SCAD students Scott Kalison and Carlos Soler, Harlem Globetrotter Moose Weekes, and Lee Todd, who oversees special projects at SCAD.

As part of our Lessons from Left Field series, we take a look at a new animation class at the Savannah College of Art and Design that uses the Harlem Globetrotters as character inspiration for a special project. Students are tasked with helping develop a new animated series based on the team, which recently relocated its headquarters to metro Atlanta.  We talked about the class with Harlem Globetrotter Moose Weekes, SCAD students Scott Kalison and Carlos Soler, and SCAD's director of sponsored projects Lee Todd.

The Harlem Globetrotters once starred in a short-lived animated TV show that aired in the early 1970's:
 
 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VnVkCj3l-5Q&list=PLULHdqLrlB0BZH8e9wOzZ…