Michener, a 31-year Disney veteran who was personally hired by Walt Disney, has passed away at age 85.
Reactions from the Academy Award-nominated filmmakers!
Only in Hollywood animation: seven white dudes discuss representation, feminism, and cultural sensitivity.
Animation is No. 1 all over the world!
The opening weekend of “Moana” is solid, but questions remain whether it can match “Zootopia” or “Frozen.”
A new featurette from Disney Animation focuses on the Pacific islands cultural history that inspired “Moana.”
A new Disney film…from the creators of “Frozen” and Zootopia”?
Baby Moana is here.
Everyone was at Annecy this year, from Guillermo del Toro to the president of France.
Disney’ has already scored one mega-hit with “Zootopia” this year. Can they go two for two?
The annual mega-animation festival is happening in a few weeks, and we’re here to help guide you through it.
Good news for men though: they directed 100% of American animated features released in 2015.
“Brave” co-director Brenda Chapman is organizing an auction to help artist and friend Sue Nichols.
A much sought-after piece of animation history has surfaced on YouTube at last.
When the Disney strike of 1982 ended and the story artists returned to their respective work spaces in the animation building, “Basil of Baker Street” was still running along two sets of tracks. There were storyboards filled with gags and character bits, and boards filled with plot points.
Disney has set release dates for its two 2016 releases: Zootopia and Moana.
Disney announced this afternoon that Moana, their 56th animated feature, will be released into theaters in late-2016. The film will mark …
“Basil of Baker Street” by novelist Eve Titus was an illustrated children’s book centered on a mouse who fancied himself an ace detective. The mouse resided (naturally enough) inside the walls of 31 Baker Street in London, home of a human-sized ace detective, the name of whom escapes me.
Steve Hulett recounts his role in the the confusing and chaotic production of Disney’s most un-Disney-like feature, “The Black Cauldron.”
Here are the official statements on the death of Robin Williams provided by Eric Goldberg, the supervising animator of the Genie in “Aladdin,” and John Musker and Ron Clements, the directors of “Aladdin.”
“Chief has to DIE,” Ron Clements said. “The picture doesn’t work if he just breaks his LEG. Copper doesn’t have enough motivation to hate the fox.”
“Vanity Fair” doesn’t write about animation often, but when they do, it’s memorable. Their new Hollywood issue has an excellent long read by Sam Kashner about the legendary CalArts animation program of the Seventies and Eighties.
If you happen to find yourself in San Francisco on Saturday afternoon, you’d be wise to attend the lecture “The Work and Genius of Animation Wizard Bruno Bozzetto.”
The work of British illustration icon Ronald Searle, who passed away two years ago at the age of 91, has influenced innumerable …
This afternoon, there was a big celebration at the Walt Disney Animation Studio in honor of Burny Mattinson’s incrdible anniversary.
Animation veteran Tony Bancroft (co-director of Mulan) has an interesting sound book in the works. It’s called Directing for Animation: …
I had an incredible time at the CTN Expo this past weekend (and lost my voice in record time: mid-day on Saturday). The abundance of …