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Brave’s Merida Joined Disney’s Royal Princess Court in Special Coronation

Over the weekend Merida became the 11th princess of Disney’s Royal Court and the first princess to come from a film not originating from the Walt Disney Animation Studios. Brave, of course, was a Pixar film and Merida was not … Continue reading

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Animated Recreation of Disneyland’s America Sings

James Lopez is best known as an animator at Walt Disney Animation Studios and an instructor at CalArts. He’s worked on a bevy of great film characters including Timon from The Lion King, Pain from Hercules, and Dr. Facilier from … Continue reading

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Walt Disney Animation Studios Lets Most of Hand Drawn Team Go

So when Walt Disney Animation Studios says there will be no more hand drawn animated features, they mean it. Nine animators from the hand drawn team were let go yesterday. Sadly these are some of the most veteran animators on … Continue reading

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New Mickey Mouse Short – Croissant De Triomphe

A lovely new animated short returns Mickey Mouse to his place of prominence atop the animation pantheon at Walt Disney Animation Studios. In this stylized video, Minnie Mouse runs out of croissants at the cafe she works at in Paris … Continue reading

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Oscar-nominated short Paperman Now Online

We’re about two weeks away from Valentine’s Day, but it’s not too soon to unwrap this love story writ beautifully in a new style of computer animation that captures the magic of hand drawn art as well. Walt Disney Animation … Continue reading

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