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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 16, at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. The film will be introduced by acclaimed animator Andreas [...]
Heigh ho, heigh ho, Disney Jr. has started production on a new animated series featuring radically new designed versions of Snow White’s Seven Dwarfs. Slated to premiere in 2014, the series is called The 7D and is described as a “comedic take on the world of Seven Dwarfs, this time [...]
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 Destination D: 75 Years of Disney Animated Features, set to take place August 11 and 12 at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, Calif. this [...]
A group looking to restore Walt Disney’s first professional animation studio, in Kansas City, is launching the final push of its 15-year campaign with an eye toward completing the project by 2015. Thank You Walt Disney has been behind the campaign to turn the former site of the Laugh-O-Gram studio [...]
Anyone who knows Ray Bradbury knows that he has a lifelong love of animation. The legendary author of Fahrenheit 451 and The Martian Chronicles has contributed to numerous animation-related books and was an early supporter of ASIFA-Hollywood. He’s even dabbled in the medium itself, writing the 1962 Oscar-nominated animated short [...]
Even some fans of UPA, who have rushed out to buy the new, long-awaited DVD collection of their classic theatrical cartoons, might not know that Walt Disney had a particular name for the upstart studio staff: “Those Communists up the river.” The river in question was the Los Angeles River, [...]
Turner Classic Movies (TCM), in collaboration with D23: The Official Disney Fan Club, will present a 75th anniversary screening of Walt Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937), Disney’s first hand-drawn feature-length animated film. In addition, legendary actor Kirk Douglas will present the first general public screening of the [...]
Pixar alum Andrew Stanton’s first live-action feature John Carter delivers a stunning blend of cutting-edge CG visual effects and gritty images that are grounded in the real world. Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Mars novels have long been an inspiration for animators. In 1935, Bob Clampett famously tried to turn A Princess [...]
French graphic artist Pascal Witaszek has caused a bit of a stir by creating a poster for a nonexistent biopic of Walt Disney that a lot of people wish was really happening. Here it is: What do you think, Animag readers? Is this a good idea? Is Ryan Gosling?
The passing this week of songwriter Robert B. Sherman at age 86 brings an end to one of the great creative teams of the twentieth century. Bob and his brother Richard were known as “Walt’s songwriters,” having composed not only the Oscar-winning song score for Mary Poppins, but songs for [...]