Ray Favata

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If you don’t know who Ray Favata is, you are very familiar with his work on the Great Space Coaster. Ray Favata and his animation company Ray Favata Productions were responsible for the opening animated sequence for the Great Space Coaster and the animated opening sequence for the Huggles.

Ray Favata, was a leading figure in animation from the 1950’s through the 1990’s. Although he never received the mainstream notoriety of some animators, he won a number of awards, including an Emmy for the opening animated sequence of The Great Space Coaster.

Ray’s artistic influence is still present to this day as a new generation of animation pay tribute to the artist and his work.

  • Pencil drawing of Edison Pencil drawing of Edison
  • Concept Drawing of Gary Gnu and Goriddle Gorilla- Signed By Ray Favata - Donated by Jim Martin  Concept Drawing of Gary Gnu and Goriddle Gorilla- Signed By Ray Favata - Donated by Jim Martin
  • Pencil drawing from the Huggles opening sequence Pencil drawing from the Huggles opening sequence
  • Animation cel from the Huggles opening sequence Animation cel from the Huggles opening sequence
  • Pencil drawing from the Huggles opening sequence Pencil drawing from the Huggles opening sequence
  • Animation cel from the Huggles opening sequence Animation cel from the Huggles opening sequence
  • Pencil drawing from the Huggles opening sequence Pencil drawing from the Huggles opening sequence
  • Animation cel from the Huggles opening sequence Animation cel from the Huggles opening sequence
  • Animation cel from the Huggles opening sequence - Signed by Kevin Clash and Pam Arciero - Donated by Jim Martin Animation cel from the Huggles opening sequence - Signed by Kevin Clash and Pam Arciero - Donated by Jim Martin
  • Concept Drawing of Baffle - Donated by Jim Martin Concept Drawing of Baffle - Donated by Jim Martin
  • Concept Drawing of Baffle - Donated by Jim Martin Concept Drawing of Baffle - Donated by Jim Martin
  • Concept Drawing of Baffle - Donated by Jim Martin Concept Drawing of Baffle - Donated by Jim Martin
  • Concept Drawing of Big Jock Ox - Signed By Ray Favata - Donated by Jim Martin  Concept Drawing of Big Jock Ox - Signed By Ray Favata - Donated by Jim Martin
  • Animation cel of Gary Gnu - Donated by Jim Martin Animation cel of Gary Gnu - Donated by Jim Martin