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Walt Disney documentary continues tonight on PBS

I watched the first episode of Walt Disney from American Experience on PBS last night and did a bit of live-tweeting throughout. Overall, I was impressed with the documentary and even learned a tidbit or two I had not previously known. But there did seem… Read More »Walt Disney documentary continues tonight on PBS

Walt Disney on American Experience begins tonight on PBS

The much anticipated biography of Walt Disney premieres tonight on PBS. “Walt Disney” is a historical documentary from American Experience, TV’s longest-running, most-watched history series. The story of Walt Disney’s life has become a part of the fabric of American culture, which makes it a… Read More »Walt Disney on American Experience begins tonight on PBS

Rare: Walt Disney Documentary from 1978

If you have an hour to kill this weekend, you won’t spend it any better than watching this documentary from English Thames “Disney From Fantasia to Fantasyland” released in 1978. It looks at the history of Walt Disney Studios with interviews of many animators, theme… Read More »Rare: Walt Disney Documentary from 1978

Lost Disney History – Computers Are People Too

Way back in 1982, just before TRON was about to come out, there was a concerted effort inside Disney to expand the use of computers in film and animation. Along the way Disney publicist Mike Bonifer helped produce a documentary called “Computers are people too”… Read More »Lost Disney History – Computers Are People Too

NBA Star LeBron James producing show for Disney and ESPN

NBA basketball star LeBron James will executive produce ESPN Films’ and Disney XD’s new special “Becoming,” a half-hour show for kids and families profiling the inspirational journeys of today’s top athletes. Right now it’s just one show scheduled for Sunday, October 26 (8:00 p.m., ET/PT)… Read More »NBA Star LeBron James producing show for Disney and ESPN