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Animation People: Enzo D’Alò

Italian director Enzo D’Alò serves up a faithful new animated feature based on the original Adventures of Pinocchio. Although Italian author Carlo Collodi wrote his hugely influential ... Continue Reading →
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‘Vinni Puh’ Creator Fyodor Khitruk Dies

The Russian Animated Film Association announced on its website that Fyodor Khitruk, creator of the acclaimed and still beloved Vinni Puh (based on A.A. Milne’s Winnie the Pooh) cartoons ... Continue Reading →
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Tyrus Wong Documentary Launches on Kickstarter

A new documentary about legendary animator Tyrus Wong has launched a new fundraising campaign on Kickstarter.com. Produced and directed by Pamela Tom, the project is titled Tyrus Wong: ... Continue Reading →
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Google Pays Homage to Winsor McCay

Fans of Winsor McCay’s classic Little Nemo got a lovely present today (October 15) on the 107th anniversary of the comic-strip. The famous Google Doodle paid homage to the influential ... Continue Reading →
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London Phil to Offer Live ‘Fantasia’ Concert

The London Philharmonic Orchestra will offer a live concert accompanied by High-Def footage from Walt Disney’s original 1940 Fantasia and Disney’s Fantasia 2000 at the Royal Albert ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s Lost Oswald Short Surfaces at Telluride

Walt Disney Animation Studios (WDAS) debuted a newly restored digital print of the once-thought-lost 1928 Oswald the Lucky Rabbit animated short Hungry Hobos at the Telluride Film Festival ... Continue Reading →
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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 →
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The Dwarfs are Back in Disney Jr.’s ’7D’

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, ... Continue Reading →
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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 →
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Final Push Seeks to Restore Historic Disney Studio in Kansas City

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 ... Continue Reading →