Category Archives: Disney Feature Animation

Disney Distribution

I forgot to point out one interesting fact on the Disney photo from Cinderella I posted . You will notice that Cinderella was distributed by RKO I believe. This is from before Disney distributed their own films. It’s right there … Continue reading

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Animation Monday- Paperman

Paperman is an animated short produced by Disney Feature Animation, I think. I’ve heard a bit about it, and its blending of traditional and 3D, but I have not seen any art, but what’s on this poster. According to the … Continue reading

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Animation Monday

To continue a discussion from last week, there have been quite a few feature films based on picture books. At first this seems an odd combination. A picture book is constructed to be short, clean, almost zen like. These days … Continue reading

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The Lion King. It’s weird.

I watched The Lion King over the weekend with my daughter. I hand’t seen it in perhaps 9 years. A few things struck me – – I am still realllllly tired of the Disney, broadway-musical-animated-movie combo. Why they were so … Continue reading

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Drawings that tell a story.

I recently acquired the book titled – Story – from the Disney Archive series. It’s really a collection of storyboard and story art from various animated Disney films through history. From Snow White to Lilo And Stitch, including art for … Continue reading

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Tangled – hit with a frying pan

I’m sort of going to movies again. My 4 year old and I. We saw Tangled the other day. I know, I know, 4 is a little young to really get into a movie that’s about chasing your dreams…”Why would … Continue reading

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Hans Bacher – Blog

I am adding a link to this blog and I recommend everyone interested in animation art/backgrounds/production design and art direction for film check it out. This is a terrific site. It’s put together by a marvelous artist named Hans Bacher. … Continue reading

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