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Disney Legends Illuminate Studio’s 90th Birthday Celebration

Many of Disney’s veteran animators and legends came out to shine last night at a special 90th birthday celebration held at the “Legends Plaza” at the studio last night ... Continue Reading →
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Mickey’s Fantastic 3-D Comeback

How director Lauren MacMullan and her team crafted the wonderful new Mickey Mouse short, showcasing a remarkable marriage of 2D and ... Continue Reading →
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CTN Animation Expo Unveils Full Schedule

If you happened to be in Los Angeles this weekend, you’ll certainly need to check out the annual CTN Animation Expo at the Burbank Marriott Hotel (Nov. 15-17). We recently had ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s ‘Frozen’ to Premiere at N.Y. Children’s Festival

Disney’s much-anticipated animated feature Frozen will premiere at New York Children’s Festival on Sunday, November 10 at 11 a.m. (at the Village East Cinema). Directed ... Continue Reading →
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Books We Love – Issue #233

        Directing for Animation: Everything You Didn’t Learn in Art School By Tony Bancroft [Focal Press, $34.95] Imagine taking a one-on-one class with one ... Continue Reading →
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Working Out the Bugs

I’ve written before about the special challenges for an actor who has to work alongside nothing, which will at some point be replaced by a special effect or animated character. ... Continue Reading →
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More Details Revealed About Mickey’s ‘Get a Horse!’

One of the biggest highlights of this month’s dynamic D23 Expo in Anaheim was the U.S. premiere of the studio’s innovative new short, Get a Horse! Although the studio had ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Releases ‘Get a Horse!’ Images

Walt Disney Animation Studios has released two animation cel images from the new Mickey Mouse short Get A Horse! which will make its United States debut at the 2013 D23 Expo in Anaheim, ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Animation Keynote Is Available Online

This week’s buzz-worthy CG animation Confab SIGGRAPH has released the video of its opening day keynote, which was presented in collaboration with the Academy of Motion Picture ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Keynote Selick Talks Studio Challenges

During Monday’s keynote panel at SIGGRAPH, which featured top Toon Town vets from major studios, acclaimed stop-motion film director Henry Selick (Coraline, The Nightmare Before ... Continue Reading →