Tag Archives: walt disney animation

Interview with Directors of The Lion King reflect on 3-D update, origin of film

I recently had the pleasure of sitting in on a virtual roundtable interview with directors, Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff from Disney’s animated feature The Lion King. In the talk they discussed the recent conversion to 3-D, how it impacted … Continue reading

Posted in Animation | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Former Disney Animator Speaks Out Against Management

In 2006, Animator Chris Sanders was forced out of Walt Disney Animation Studios when John Lasseter removed him as director of the American Dog movie, which eventually became Bolt. Sanders had previously directed the beautiful and touching Lilo & Stitch … Continue reading

Posted in Animation Business | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Zooey Deschanel sings “So Long” from Winnie The Pooh

Actress and recording artist Zooey Deschanel gives us a little preview of ‘So Long’, a song she sings in Disney’s next animated feature, “Winnie The Pooh.” “Winnie the Pooh” hits theaters July 15, 2011. Become a fan on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/WinniethePooh … Continue reading

Posted in Animation, Pooh & Characters | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Disney Oscar Nominees

Update: boy I was off my game this morning. Missed two more nominees: “Day & Night”: Teddy Newton from Pixar for Best Animated Short and “The Tempest” – Sandy Powell for Costume Design. That makes it 14 total nominations. Apologies … Continue reading

Posted in Film, pixar | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Tangled Brushes On A Box Office Win

After winning the week, Tangled has also come in number one at the Box Office beating Harry Potter and a weak newcomer over a slower weekend. $21.5 million is a drop from last weekend, but it was enough to beat … Continue reading

Posted in Animation | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments