Books We Love – Issue #255

The Nine Old Men: Lessons, Techniques, and Inspiration from Disney’s Great Animators By Andreas Deja [Focal Press, $44.95] Andreas Deja could be said to be living an animator’s ... Continue Reading →
Andreas Deja

Animator Andreas Deja Among New ‘Disney Legends’

Eight newly named Disney Legends will be honored at this year’s D23 Expo in Anaheim. Animator Andreas Deja, composer Danny Elfman and Star Wars creator George Lucas are among ... Continue Reading →

Books We Love – Issue #238

The Art and Flair of Mary Blair: An Appreciation (Updated Edition) By John Canemaker and Mary Blair [Disney Editions, $45, available May] You’ll find few animators and artists ... Continue Reading →

Animation Stars Drawn to ‘Roger Rabbit’ Reunion

A special screening and 25th Anniversary Reunion of the cast and crew of Robert Zemeckis’ seminal feature Who Framed Roger Rabbit packed the house at the Academy of Motion Pictures ... Continue Reading →

Academy Plans ‘Roger Rabbit’s’ 25th Anniversary Reunion

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences is planning a special evening to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Robert Zemeckis’ Oscar-winning feature, Who Framed Roger Rabbit. ... Continue Reading →

Academy Awakens ‘Sleeping Beauty’ in 70 MM

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will screen the 1959 Disney classic Sleeping Beauty as part of its “The Last 70mm Film Festival” series on Monday, July ... Continue Reading →

Destination D Details Announced

Fans of Disney animation are invited to spend two magical days celebrating the art, storytelling, music, voices, imagination and innovation of the studios’ benchmark films at ... Continue Reading →

Disney Celebrates Lion King 3D Premiere

Walt Disney Studios celebrated the stereoscopic 3D re-release of their Oscar and Golden Globe award-winning animated feature The Lion King this Saturday, August 27 at the historic El ... Continue Reading →

Back to the Days of Christopher Robin & Pooh

Disney returns to the basics with the terrific 2D movie Winnie the Pooh, which is inspired by five classic stories by A. A. Milne. In this day and age, when everyone is trying to jump ... Continue Reading →

New Stills, Concept Art for Disney’s ‘Nessie’ Short

Disney has released two new stills and a handful of concept art images for The Ballad of Nessie, a new animated short film that will play attached to Winnie the Pooh. The 2D-animated ... Continue Reading →