Dave Michener

Disney Animation Artist Dave Michener Dies Age 85

Dave Michener, an animator and story artist with Disney for more than three decades, died at home in Los Angeles on February 15 from complications caused by a virus. He was 85 years ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Family Museum to Offer ‘Nine Old Men’ Exhibit

Fans of classic Disney art have one more reason to travel to San Francisco’s Walt Disney Family Museum in May. The org is offering the much-anticipated show Walt Disney’s Nine Old ... Continue Reading →
Don Hahn

Producer Don Hahn Delves into ‘Disney’s Magical Mid-Century’

There’s no telling what amazing, creative project Oscar-nominated producer (The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, Maleficent), author and documentary filmmaker Don Hahn will come up ... Continue Reading →
Carl Barks "Family Portrait

Carl Barks “Family Portrait” Helps Heritage Animation Auction Clear $1.5M

A painting by one of the most famous Walt Disney Studios artists of all time helped Heritage Auctions’ Dec. 9-10 Animation Art Auction in Beverly Hills, California clear more ... Continue Reading →
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The Animation Lover’s Holiday Gift Guide

FULLY BOOKED The Art of Ferdinand (Titan Books, $40) puts the colorful world of Blue Sky’s latest release into your hooves, with 160 pages of behind-the-scenes art and insights. Author ... Continue Reading →
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Women in Animation Awards Two Phyllis Craig Scholarships

Women in Animation announces that, for the first time, it has selected two recipients for the Phyllis Craig Scholarship: Heather Forlong and Esther Tejano. The annual award for student ... Continue Reading →
Joachim Ronning

Disney Courts Director Joachim Ronning for ‘Maleficent 2’

Norwegian writer/director Joachim Rønning is about to become a very busy man now that he’s established in Hollywood. And it’s good news for those in the mood for more live-action ... Continue Reading →
Ink & Paint: The Women of Walt Disney’s Animation

Academy Sets Panelists for Evening with Women Animators

As previously announced, the Academy will be spotlighting female animators with a special event on Monday, August 7: “An Invisible History: Trailblazing Women of Animation.” The ... Continue Reading →
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Bonhams & TCM to Auction Disney Animation Art Treasure Trove

On June 5, esteemed auction house Bonhams together with Turner Classic Movies will present “An Important Animation Art Collection, The Property of a Gentleman,” featuring ... Continue Reading →
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Floyd Norman & Leo Sullivan to Lead New Punch Animation

Punch TV Studios is expanding its media endeavors by unveiling its latest division: Punch Animation, Inc. The studio will focus on developing animated series and movies for syndication ... Continue Reading →