2d animation

  • Wreck-it Ralph as if it were Hand Drawn Animation
    Wreck-it Ralph as if it were Hand Drawn Animation

    I’m a big fan of Hand Drawn animation, as are many Disney fans. But we haven’t been enough to save the artform from withering on the tree at Walt Disney Animation Studios. In April, Burbank let go most of the hand-drawn animation team. It’s a shame, because artists like Nick…

  • Disney Animation working on new Hand Drawn film
    Disney Animation working on new Hand Drawn film

    This morning on Facebook Disney’s Animation Research Library wished Disney animation director Ron Clements a Happy Birthday. We do too! On this 25th of April, we wish Artist-Writer-Director Ron Clements a Happy Birthday! Born in Sioux City, Iowa, Ron joined Disney Animation as an apprentice to Frank Thomas (one of…

  • The Princess and the Frog gets DVD Release Date
    The Princess and the Frog gets DVD Release Date

    Mark your calendars for March 16 as Disney’s newest princess makes her DVD debut and joins the other classic Disney princesses on a shelf near you. The Princess and the Frog not only marked Disney’s return to hand drawn animation, it marked the return of the musical adventure. If you…

  • First Five Minutes of The Princess And The Frog
    First Five Minutes of The Princess And The Frog

    The first five minutes of The Princess And The Frog, mostly finished, but still in rough form in parts, has been leaked to YouTube. Don’t know how long it will last, so check it out now. Part two: 39 seconds more… I’ve deliberately not watched much of the other leaked…

  • Catch Early Screening of The Princess and The Frog
    Catch Early Screening of The Princess and The Frog

    If you’re a fan of Disney animation and live in Los Angeles or New York, count yourself lucky. You get a chance to see Disney’s triumphant (we hope) return to hand drawn animation, The Princess & The Frog, prior to most anyone else. Tickets are for sale now on Disney.com…

  • Exclusive Preview of The Princess and the Frog at Cartoon Brew
    Exclusive Preview of The Princess and the Frog at Cartoon Brew

    For those animation fans anxiously awaiting the return of Hand Drawn Animation (although now drawn on tablets instead of paper) to Walt Disney Animation Studios, check out Cartoon Brew TV where an exclusive behind-the-scenes clip of The Princess and the Frog is available courtesy of the Walt Disney Company. It’s…

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