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Minkyu Lee discusses his Annie-winning, Oscar-nominated, Genesis-themed short Adam and Dog. Companionship between humans and animals is an oft-explored concept in the film world, no less in the animation realm. But one of this year’s Best Animated Short nominees seeks to breathe new life into an old trope: MInkyu Lee’s [...]
Inspired by many of our favorite videogames, Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph delivers a funny, original and heartwarming tale about an 8-bit bad guy in search of a new life. Nobody could have predicted that one of Disney Animation’s best features of the past few years would unfold in the world of [...]
The new Disney short Paperman offers a visually striking marriage between CG and traditional animation. One of the greatest things about the animation business is that every once in a while, you come across a short or a movie that really pushes the boundaries of the art form and opens [...]
What is your take on longtime Disney animator Glen Keane’s departure from the studio?
Glen Keane, one of the leading animated talents of the past 40 years, announced on Friday that he is leaving Disney. Keane, whose many credits at the studio include The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast and Aladdin, played a key role in the animation revival of the 1990′s. He [...]
Disney’s holiday 2013 feature Frozen will be a CG-animated version of a project that used to be called The Snow Queen, according to Slashfilm.com. The movie, which has been in development for many years, is loosely based on the famous fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen. However, it was rumored [...]
One often hears animators described as actors with pencils. You also hear Walt Disney Feature Animation legend Glen Keane described as “the Laurence Olivier of animation.” Anyone who doubts that should take a look at Pocahontas (1995), for which Keane supervised the animation of the title character, and “dracted”—a combination [...]
Although behavioral scientists believe that it only takes a few seconds for someone to determine whether they like a concept, an image or even a person, we hope it takes animation executives a little longer to figure out whether a pitch is going to work or not. Nevertheless, they all [...]