animation history

  • The Artistry of Pinocchio
    The Artistry of Pinocchio

    The animation of Milt Kahl, Freddy Moore, Ward Kimball and the music of Paul Smith really shine through in this scene from Pinocchio. To heighten the drama the dialog has been removed and just the animation and soundtrack are left to tell the story. Here Pinocchio witnesses the transformation of…

  • Disney Animation Auction coming up at Christie’s
    Disney Animation Auction coming up at Christie’s

    Hanging out in London? Then make plans for attending a November 24th Christie’s London film memorabilia auction where 25 rare Disney animation items including Mary Blair and Bill Peet artwork, a 1927 typed synopsis for “Alice the beach nut”, and the famous 191 page “Future Fantasias” folder compiled for Walt…

  • Rare Recorded Interview with Disney Animator Bill Tytla
    Rare Recorded Interview with Disney Animator Bill Tytla

    Disney Animation Fans rejoice, Didier Ghez has unearthed an unreleased recording of one of Walt Disney’s most famous, but unheralded animators Bill Tytla A few weeks after that meeting I realized that the person who had conducted the interview was Louise Beaudet, who passed away in 1997 after having directed…

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