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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

Disney animation’s Moana wraps production

According to animator’s tweets, Walt Disney Animation Studios’ next animated feature “Moana” finished up its final scene last night. The movie follows Disney’s first Polynesian Princess as she sets off on a daring mission to save her people. The wrap party, where everyone involved with… Read More »Disney animation’s Moana wraps production