animation history

Disney’s Sleeping Beauty added to National Film Registry

Walt Disney’s Sleeping Beauty shall indeed grow in grace and beauty, beloved by all who know it.  And before the sun set on the year of its 60th anniversary, the animated classic was added to the National Film Registry.  Twenty-five films recognized as being historically,… Read More »Disney’s Sleeping Beauty added to National Film Registry

Book Review: Pencils, Pens & Brushes belongs on your shelf

✰✰✰✰✰ Pencils, Pens & Brushes is a colorful, educational inspiration.  A whimsical and wonderful biographical account, the book focuses on key accomplishments of many “Great Girls” of Disney animation who inspire with their talents at the turn of each page. Readers catch a glimpse of… Read More »Book Review: Pencils, Pens & Brushes belongs on your shelf

Animation History Talks at Walt Disney Family Museum

If your love of Walt Disney extends to his innovations in animation leading to the animated features that are cherished by so many, then you’ll want to find your way to the Walt Disney Family Museum for one of its upcoming seminars. Newly Added Workshop:… Read More »Animation History Talks at Walt Disney Family Museum

Pixar: 30 years of computer-generated animation in film

This video from Wired magazine looks at the foundational role Pixar Animation Studios (and by extension Industrial Light & Magic, where Pixar got its start) played in the use of computer-generated visual effects in film. As the video title points out, Pixar’s RenderMan software and… Read More »Pixar: 30 years of computer-generated animation in film

Walt Disney’s animated classic Cinderella welcomed to the National Film Registry

The National Film Registry selects 25 films that are recommended for preservation each year because they are historically, culturally or aesthetically significant. Disney’s Cinderella is one of this year’s films to be added to the prestigious list. All inducted films can be found on the… Read More »Walt Disney’s animated classic Cinderella welcomed to the National Film Registry