Thanks to Disney’s Aulani Resort in Ko Olina, Oahu, you can now enjoy a large dose of Hawaii’s beautiful scenery along with your pixie dust. Pixar artist James Ford Murphy was inspired by the beauty of Hawaii to write the short and song that became… Read More »Recording a live version of LAVA from Disney’s Aulani Resort
Update: Turns out we were a day early. The Magic Eye Theater is open for guests today. The three films showing are: Get a Horse – Disney’s 2013 animated short film combines black-and-white hand-drawn animation and CGI animation including many of the classic characters. Walt… Read More »Pixar and Disney Animated Shorts coming to EPCOT
We learned last week that the last day for Captain EO at EPCOT’s Magic Eye Theater would be December 6th, now we know what will be taking its place. Disney and Pixar will create a new 4D experience featuring animated shorts from the animation studios.… Read More »Disney & Pixar Short Films Move Into EPCOT’s Magic Eye Theater
Walt Disney started the Silly Symphonies animated short series as a way to complement his new, but already very popular Mickey Mouse cartoons. The first in the series — The Skeleton Dance — was released in 1929 just one year after Steamboat Willie. The series… Read More »Silly Symphonies – The Skeleton Dance
Pixar Studios is releasing a new animated short based on the film “Inside Out.” The short, called “Riley’s First Date,” will focus on Riley one year after the events of the animated feature. Also along for the ride will be the familiar emotions of Fear,… Read More »Pixar’s first Inside Out animated short will feature Riley’s First Date
We are getting our first look at two images from “Sanjay’s Super Team,” the upcoming short from Pixar. Director Sanjay Patal was inspired by his own childhood to make this animated short. It follows a young boy who plays with his superheroes instead of meditating… Read More »Sanjay’s Super Team – First images from Pixar’s next animated short
Season three of the “Mickey Mouse” animated short series debuts Friday, July 17 (8:25 p.m., ET/PT) on the Disney Channel, and will be available on WATCH Disney Channel, and iTunes the day after the cable premiere. A must-see hit since its premiere in June 2013,… Read More »Mickey Mouse Cartoon shorts 3rd season launches July 17 on the Disney Channel.
The Annecy Animation Festival saw the debut of a new animated short dedicated to one of Disney’s most influential, visionary artists – Mary Blair. The short is just 86 seconds and yet it conveys Blair’s work so well. According to French animation studio Gobelins, the… Read More »Animated Tribute to Disney artist Mary Blair