One of the many columnists who make LaughingPlace.com the best all around Disney fan site on the web is Rhett Wickham. He has his finger on the pulse of the animation community like no other. His most recent column is a who’s who in terms… Read More »The Big Stars of Pencil on Paper Return to Disney Animation
The Walt Disney Animation Studios has a brand new website with a classic, retro feeling look and simple interface. There is very little going on here except a way to highlight their current projects and give some information to prospective animators about how to join… Read More »DisneyAnimation.com
The official site for Disney’s next hand drawn 2D animation film “The Princess and The Frog” is open and a teaser trailer is out in the wild, more than a year in advance. She is already growing on me.
The Animation Guild blog took one of his walks through the Walt Disney Animation Studios to network with the members of his guild this week, and he couldn’t help noticing that as ‘BOLT’ wraps up production, not only are the short term hires being let… Read More »Bolt Nearing Production End Means Computer Animation Ending Disney too
Try not to get excited, but the BOLT trailer looks amazing!
For those of you planning on attending the San Diego Comic-Con this July, you’ll want to make a bee-line to booth 2302 and check out the latest self-published graphic novel from Disney animators and artists. “Who is Rocket Johnson?” is a 72 page graphic novel… Read More »Who is Rocket Johnson – a Disney Animation Artist Graphic Novel
Michael J. Ruocco writes the excellent animation blog “For The Birds.” He recently finished a three-part series that provides visual proof on how Disney’s animators reused animation footage multiple times over the years. For instance, you may have thought that Bambi’s mother was killed early… Read More »Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Disney Animator’s caught reusing footage
LaughingPlace.com reports that movie patrons who see Ratatouille during the opening weekend can bring their Ticket Stub into the Disney Store and receive a free Ratatouille Pin. Is there really discontent at Walt Disney Animation Studios now that Lasseter and Catmull have imported The Pixar Way to the once floundering group? Steve at The Animation… Read More »Morning Round Up – June 28th