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How Pixar uses music to make you cry

Pixar Animation Studios are acknowledged masters at the craft of animation. If you had to pick a specialty of theirs, it’s the big emotional moment that’s not afraid to make you tear up (at a minimum). But how do they do that? There’s a great… Read More »How Pixar uses music to make you cry

Composing the Theme Song for ‘Mickey and the Magical Map’

Disneyland’s newest stage show, “Mickey and the Magical Map” features several great songs from classic Disney animated films, and it introduces a completely original song for the show, “Journey to Imagination.” In this new video Adam Watts and Andy Dodd, two thirds of the award… Read More »Composing the Theme Song for ‘Mickey and the Magical Map’