Category Archives: Animation

Roger Rabbit’s place in Ducktales History

Yesterday we saw some Disney animation test footage with an early rendition of Roger Rabbit before he became the Roger Rabbit we all know and love from the movie. We also, completely coincidentally, watched the opening of Ducktales remade with … Continue reading

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Early Test Footage Reveals Very Different Roger Rabbit

The movie “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” went through a couple of development cycles before landing on the final 1988 version that was a collaboration between Speilberg’s Amblin Entertainment and the Walt Disney Studios. Some new test footage from the version … Continue reading

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Walt Disney, Pioneer in Animation and Special Effects

Walt Disney often gets labeled as an animator, but he really was an industry innovator as well (right from the start when he invented the first animators drawing table). This video from Disney Insider provides a nice introduction to some … Continue reading

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DuckTales Opening Recreated With Actual Ducks, Amazing

Anyone born after 1990 may not get this. But this video with actual ducks recreating the opening from Disney Saturday Morning’s DuckTales is fantastic! I’m surprised no one thought to do this before… DuckTales debuted in 1987 and featured Scrooge … Continue reading

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Disney’s Big Hero 6 Concept Art Explored

With just a few months left before Disney’s next animated feature hits the cinemas, it’s time we start paying closer attention to the world created for Big Hero 6. Animation World Network was given access to some early concept art … Continue reading

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