Category Archives: Animation

D23Expo 2015: Walt Disney Animation

On Friday afternoon (Aug 14), Walt Disney Animation and Pixar presented their upcoming slate of animated features. The presentation was kicked off by Alan Horn, Chairman of Walt Disney Studios.   He showed a history reel of Disney/Pixar animation highlights, and … Continue reading

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D23 Expo 2013: Art & Animation (Part 3: Disney Animation)

Part 1 of the Art & Animation presentation (Pixar) is here. Part 2 of the Art & Animation presentation (Disneytoon Studios) is here. The final segment of the Animation presentation covered upcoming releases from Disney Animation Studios. Before beginning the … Continue reading

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D23 Expo 2013: Art & Imagination (Part 2: Disneytoon Studios)

continuing the coverage of Disney’s upcoming animated features started in this post Disneytoon Studios is the producer of mostly direct-to-video releases, usually sequels.   We were given a brief update of their upcoming animated features. Disneytoon has been doing a series … Continue reading

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D23 Expo 2013: Art and Imagination (Part I: Pixar)

The 2013 D23 Expo kicked off with a presentation of upcoming animated feature releases from the various Disney studios. We were welcomed by Bob Iger, Chairman and CEO of the Walt Disney Company.   (Bob was here live this year; two … Continue reading

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Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives

As chronicled in the last couple of blog posts, I made a recent visit to Southern California to see Disneyland during the Christmas holidays and to visit the Reagan Presidential Library.    The Reagan Library is current hosting (through April 2013) … Continue reading

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Destination D: Day Two Afternoon & Evening

Hearing Voices: A Salute to Disney Voice Artists This is one of those you-had-to-be there sessions; hearing is everything.    It’s impossible to listen to Bill Farmer doing his most well-known Disney voice without breaking out into a big Goofy grin. … Continue reading

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Destination D: Day Two Morning Sessions

Wild and Wacky Disney Animation When you ask animation buffs to describe the style of Disney animation, you’ll hear that the drawings are lifelike, the overall style realistic, the stories moving, the characters memorable.   Other studios like Warner Brothers and … Continue reading

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