There’s never been a biography about a Disney artist like this one.
The Disney studio in 1956—in glorious color!
We’ll have 2 Chucks, a Natwick, and a Blair.
These rare videos document the presentation of the animated short Oscar from 1949 through 2013.
The story of Louis Zamperini, hero of Angelina Jolie’s “Unbroken,” seems far removed from anything animation-related, but he did have a significant, and previously untold, connection to the animation world.
Walt Disney Productions changed forever when two guys named Mike and Frank showed up.
Though the work that animators create is often exhilarating, the actual process of animating, which involves sitting at a desk for hours …
“The Who, the What, and the When” is a new book by Jenny Volvovski, Julia Rothman and Matt Lamothe that celebrates the “secret sidekicks of history” who propelled famous historical figures to greatness.
It’s perhaps a mixed blessing that the only public personality who talks frequently about Walt Disney nowadays is the right-wing political commentator/conspiracy theorist Glenn Beck.
Don Bluth smiled at me. “I wouldn’t worry about being laid off from Disney’s, Steve. Nobody gets laid off around here. When somebody messes up, the studio just sends them to WED.”
Before I got hired at Disney Features, I sold a few magazine articles and developed a love of writing for print, where there was nothing between writer and reader but words on a page. When I became a Disney employee, I realized I was surrounded by animation veterans with vivid memories of the rambunctious days at the old Hyperion studio, and the creative struggles that went into making “Snow White,” “Pinocchio,” and the other early features. Talking to older Mouse House staffers, it dawned on me they could provide great source material for articles.
Happy Centennial, Ward Kimball! March 4, 1914—March 4, 2014. Your contributions to the art of animation won’t be forgotten anytime soon!
Discover a more personal side of the Disney animation legend.
Steve Moore, the director of Disney’s rarely seen Oscar-nominated short Redux Riding Hood as well as The Indescribable Nth, has completed …
This series of never-before-published photos was taken at the 1945 wrap party for Walt Disney’s Latin American-themed package feature The …
Flawed film premises weren’t invented in the last decade. In 1977, a gentleman named Lorenzo Music was developing an animated feature …
Dark Horse Comics announced this week the launch of the newly formed Kitchen Sink Books imprint. The venture will begin publishing books …
This rarely seen footage of Walt Disney trying out a scale railroad was filmed 65 years ago.
If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself. Walt Kelly had had a regrettable experience making The Pogo Special …