Walt Disney – PBS Documentary

An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of one of America’s most enduring and influential storytellers — Walt Disney.

Take it with a pinch of salt though. Read Flloyd Norman’s review before you watch to get a clearer perspective.

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Casting Moana

Disney just released promotional media for their upcoming Polynesian adventure, Moana. Watch Directors, Ron Clements and John Musker, break the good news to the titular character’s voice actor, Auli’i Cravalho, that she’s landed the part. Also included are some beautiful concept sketches by Disney Artist Jin Kim.


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They Drew As They Pleased – Didier Ghez Interview

They Drew as They Pleased is the first in what promises to be a revealing and fascinating series of books about Disney’s largely unexamined concept artists, with six volumes spanning the decades between the 1930s and 1990s.

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This is a fascinating book full of incredible art. I had the opportunity to work with Didier on his Walt’s People interview series a few years ago, and I must say I haven’t met another individual with his passion and enthusiasm for animation history. It was a pleasure to sit down with him and ask him a few questions about the book, as well as what to look forward to in future volumes.

On Animation will be giving away a copy of the book to celebrate its release. Keep an eye on our social media feeds for your chance to win.

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