Youtuber Phil Edwards argues: “Not because he was an incredible character, but because he literally pushed at the edges of what film could do.”
‘Steamboat Willie’ has been in the public domain for fewer than 48 hours, but Mickey projects are popping up all over the internet.
Disney’s ‘Steamboat Willie’ and A.A. Milne’s ‘The House at Pooh Corner’ turn 95 in 2024.
To commemorate the release of ‘Migration,’ we’re revisiting some of our favorite ducks throughout cartoon history.
Brenda Chapman, Steve Hickner, and Simon Wells discuss the production of some of the film’s most memorable scenes.
Also known as Fauntleroy Fox and Crawford Crow in their comic book appearances – the duo starred in twenty-one cartoons in the 1940s.
Created by Rudolf Ising, this cartoon dog headlined three Warner Bros. cartoons in the early 1930s
Tyer’s crude drawings and off-kilter movements can give the impression of being slapdash, but like a great jazz musician improvises around a melody, Tyer expertly bent and stretched his characters with a playful sense of experimentation.
David Hand, who worked at Disney for a spell in the 1990s, says his father and Walt would be “turning in their graves.”
Cruikshank’s work melds vivid, eye-popping graphics fusing fantasy and early cartoons with bizarre stories and characters.
Several titles spanning back to the 1930s have been digitized and were screened at this year’s Annecy Festival.
To commemorate the donation, the Academy has renamed the Margaret Herrick Library’s Graphic Arts Department as the Steven Spielberg and Kate Capshaw Graphic Arts Department.
The iconic filmmakers also received a state historical market to acknowledge their contributions to animation.
“I don’t think we should be altering what the film looked like, beyond making it a very, very nice copy,” says restoration expert Steve Stanchfield.
John Oliver wants to know how Disney plans to protect Mickey after the character hits the public domain in 2024.
Zagreb Film produced some of the wildest, most eclectic animated shorts of the 20th century, but their work has been exceptionally difficult to view — until now.
In honor of Women’s History Month, we’re highlighting just a few of the trailblazing women who made important contributions during the Golden Age of Animation.
The newly-restored films will be available May 16 on digital and Blu-ray.
“My first impressions were that animation was a magical medium. I wished that I could do something like that when I got older,” says Smith.
On the occasion of Shinkai’s 50th birthday, we take a look at the aesthetic evolution of one of Japan’s greatest filmmakers.