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Stop-Motion Animation Event in San Francisco

When Disney fans tell me they plan to visit San Francisco I always remind them to visit the Walt Disney Family Museum. It’s a love letter to Walt Disney’s excellence. San Francisco is also home to another museum Disney fans may enjoy, the Cartoon Art… Read More »Stop-Motion Animation Event in San Francisco

Morning Roundup – June 22

Disney steps up enforcement against teenage loiterers and disrupters at Downtown Disney. This is in response to a perceived general increase in "ganglike" behavior at the shopping and entertainment center. Last weekend over 40 trespass warnings were issued, as many as had been issued in the previous 5 1/2 months. At least one banned individual… Read More »Morning Roundup – June 22

Disney Open to Multiple Animation Methods

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Gina Keating of Reuters writes about Disney using hand-drawn "two-dimensional" a.k.a. "traditional" animation. Hand-drawn animation, out of fashion in the computer age, experienced a rescue worthy of a fairy tale on Thursday, when Walt Disney animators announced they would bring back the art form to the big screen. "We will be bringing back hand-drawn (two-dimensional)… Read More »Disney Open to Multiple Animation Methods

New Wallace & Gromit Film (Oct 05)

Don’t know how I missed this one but somehow the latest Wallace & Gromit film has completely avoided my radar screen. Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (wikipedia) is due into theatres this October. It’s the latest in stop motion animation features from the excellent Aardman Studios. I have yet to be disappointed… Read More »New Wallace & Gromit Film (Oct 05)