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Zootopia wins big at Annie Awards

Zootopia, one of two films from Walt Disney Animation Studios in 2016, went wild at the 44th annual Annie Awards last night where it took the top honor as Best Animated Feature. Zootopia also received an Annies trophy for Outstanding Storyboarding – Dean Wellins; Outstanding… Read More »Zootopia wins big at Annie Awards

Secrets of Disney’s Animation Research Library

The Animation Research Library (ARL) is Disney’s long term memory and an important resource for the animators of today. For instance, the directors of Zootopia went back to the original drawings for Disney animated classic Robin Hood for ideas on how to create Nick Wilde.… Read More »Secrets of Disney’s Animation Research Library

The most beautiful animated film moments in history of Disney

The Walt Disney Company has been making feature length films since the groundbreaking animated feature “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.” Since that time they’ve made 56 animated movies at what is now the Walt Disney Animation Studios. A new compilation of gorgeous shots throughout… Read More »The most beautiful animated film moments in history of Disney

“Moana” sing-along version coming to a theater near you

Walt Disney Animation Studios is hoping the same trick will work twice as it introduces an all new sing-along version of it’s hit animated feature “Moana.” Returning to theaters nationwide beginning January 27. Also revealed today are the release dates for the original theatrical version… Read More »“Moana” sing-along version coming to a theater near you

Meet the voice of Tamatoa, Disney’s Moana’s big baddie

Jermaine Clement, whom you may recognize from the excellent comedy show Flight of the Conchords, provides the voice of Tamatoa, a giant hermit crab that plays a role in Disney’s next animated adventure comedy – Moana. Tamatoa is a collector of shiny things and known… Read More »Meet the voice of Tamatoa, Disney’s Moana’s big baddie

Moana-themed Hawaiian Airlines plane debuts with help from Disney

Hawaiian Airlines and Walt Disney Animation Studios just said Aloha to the first of three Moana-themed airplanes and kicked off a promotion where you have a chance to win a trip for two to the Hollywood Premiere. The inaugural decal design features four characters from… Read More »Moana-themed Hawaiian Airlines plane debuts with help from Disney