Two Books You Must Have in October

Come October, I know I’ll definitely be adding two new books to my bookshelf: South of the Border with Disney: Walt Disney and the …

Free screening of Up

Pssst! Shhhh… don’t tell anyone, but you can see Pete Docter’s latest film, Up, this Saturday, May 9th for free. If you can get to …

Marc Davis Art Show

Beginning this Friday, the Forest Lawn Museum in Glendale will present The Art of Marc Davis. The exhibit will feature non-studio …

The Milt Kahl event

Last night’s Milt Kahl tribute at the Motion Picture Academy was a huge (though a bit long) success – if you got into the theater. …

Pixar’s Partly Cloudy

Here’s a brief clip from the new Pixar short that will accompany Up in theatres: (via Fire Wire)

Upcoming Disney Books

I got a peek at the latest Disney Book Group catalog, prepared for this week’s London Book Fair. There are plenty of things coming up …

David Stainton’s Website

When one thinks of David Stainton, the former president of Walt Disney Feature Animation, what are the first two descriptive terms that …

Claude Coats

Alan Coats, the son of legendary Disney background painter Claude Coats, has started a website about his father’s work at ClaudeCoats.com …

Earliest Disney records?

Here’s a treat. Music historian and record archivist Mike Kieffer sent me a copy of his latest find. It’s the first authorized recording …

Protesting Foie Gras at Euro Disney

As part of an online campaign to protest the serving of foie gras at Euro Disney, Jurjen Bosklopper and Mustafa Kandaz created an …

Jack Dunham, 1910-2009

I’ve learned that American animator Jack Dunham passed away a couple weeks ago at age 98. I’d written about Dunham back in 2006 after a …

Oddball Sixties Disney Industrial Films

The Social Side of Health and The Fight are a couple of oddball industrial films directed by Nine Old Man Les Clark at Disney in 1969. …

Disney’s The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

This is Nic Cage as the Sorcerer in Jerry Bruckheimer’s live-action version of Disney’s “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice.” More photos of Cage …

Academy tribute to Milt Kahl

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is celebrating the centential of Disney master animator Milt Kahl, “The Animation …

Disney Limited!

I don’t keep up with the world of limited edition animation art – in fact, I’m not sure how large that market is anymore. Chris Jackson …

Walt’s Ashes

It’s only a matter of time before they cut these scenes from your favorite Disney films:

Dance Stars of American Animation

New Yorkers, here’s a heads-up on a free program this week at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center. …

My Name Is Dug

The Pixar “Art of” books are always a treat, and next to that the Little Golden Books and various tie-in publications always feature …

Oswald old and new

Our pal Ruben Procopio has just posted images of his sculpt for a forthcoming Walt Disney/Oswald Rabbit statue, for the Disney Classics …

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