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This Video Takes a Tour of the Hidden Tunnels Underneath the Original Disney Animation Buildings

What do Paris, Disney, and sprawling nuclear fallout shelters have in common? Catacombs!Read more...
Tags: Science, Disney, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Tunnels, Burbank, Disney Animation, Paris Disney

The 80 Greatest Shots in Disney Animation History [Part Eight]

(Welcome to The Greatest Shots in Disney Animation History, a limited series where Disney expert Josh Spiegel selects and ranks the defining moments in one of the greatest, most important, and most influential collection of films ever made.) This final part of the ongoing list covers entries 10 through 1. 10. The Little Mermaid: Woozy with love “Kiss the Girl” is a lovely song courtesy of the late Howard Ashman and Alan Menken, in which the talking crab Sebastian tries his best to get th...
Tags: Maleficent, Movies, Disney, Features, Animation, Walt Disney Company, Little Mermaid, Ariel, Ursula, Angela Lansbury, Belle, Mediterranean, Scar, The Lion King, Philip, Mickey Mouse

The 80 Greatest Shots in Disney Animation History [Part Six]

(Welcome to The Greatest Shots in Disney Animation History, a limited series where Disney expert Josh Spiegel selects and ranks the defining moments in one of the greatest, most important, and most influential collections of films ever made.) This part of the ongoing list covers entries 30 through 21. 30. The Jungle Book: The last shot Mowgli’s journey in The Jungle Book has a definitive end point: he’s to be brought back to the man-village because it’s not safe for a human in the ju...
Tags: Elsa, Frozen, Maleficent, Movies, Disney, Features, Animation, Shakira, Walt Disney Company, Cinderella, Snow White, Ariel, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Gazelle, Maui, Zootopia

Disneyland Offers Early Look at New Attractions, Including Marvel

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Disneyland offers early look at new attractions, including Marvel As the IAAPA Expo: Virtual Education Conference gets underway, Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Josh D’Amaro has unveiled behind-the-scenes looks at upcoming attractions guests can look forward to at the various Disneyland parks in the future, including the highly-anticipated Marvel-themed coasters and lands. The first-look videos and photos can be viewed in the player and gallery below! (...
Tags: Japan, Florida, New York, Movies, California, Disney, Atlanta, Paris, Shanghai, Manhattan, Tokyo, Peter Pan, Disneyland, Walt Disney World, Epcot, Universal Studios

The 80 Greatest Shots in Disney Animation History [Part Five]

(Welcome to The Greatest Shots in Disney Animation History, a limited series where Disney expert Josh Spiegel selects and ranks the defining moments in one of the greatest, most important, and most influential collections of films ever made.) This part of the ongoing list covers entries 40 through 31. 40. Tangled: I see the light Some folks will tell you that Tangled is one of the better modern Disney movies. (I am not among those folks. It’s fine, but not as good as The Princess a...
Tags: Maleficent, Movies, Robin Williams, Kingdom, Disney, Features, Animation, Williams, Snow White, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Peter Pan, Belle, Ed Sullivan, Lumière, Peter, Timothy

The 80 Greatest Shots in Disney Animation History [Part Four]

(Welcome to The Greatest Shots in Disney Animation History, a limited series where Disney expert Josh Spiegel selects and ranks the defining moments in one of the greatest, most important, and most influential collections of films ever made.) This part of the ongoing list covers entries 50 through 41. 50. Hercules: Hercules becomes a god What does a demigod have to do to convince his family that he’s a true god? In the case of the mythical Hercules, he has to go to Hell and back, literal...
Tags: Elsa, Movies, Africa, Disney, Features, Animation, Brazil, Hercules, Cinderella, Terry Gilliam, Glen Keane, Peter Pan, Miranda, Notre Dame, Donald Duck, Donald

What Glen Keane Carried With Him From Disney, and From Life, for His Feature Directorial Debut ‘Over the Moon’ [Interview]

“I never do this,” Glen Keane muses as he swivels his laptop around his office at Netflix, filled with stacks of drawings and doodles — half thought-out ideas that the legendary animator had while working on his feature directorial debut Over the Moon. Through the grainy Zoom video screen I can see reams of sheets that are hung around the room. Some of them storyboards that Keane has drawn for Over the Moon (“I drew more for this movie than I did for The Little Mermaid,” he remarks dryly), othe...
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First Trailer for Disney Animation's 'Raya and the Last Dragon' Movie

"Now to restore peace, I must find the last dragon. My name is Raya." Disney has unveiled the first teaser trailer for Disney Animation's exciting new action adventure movie Raya and the Last Dragon, being directed by the filmmakers Don Hall (of Big Hero 6, Moana) and Carlos López Estrada (of Blindspotting, Summertime). In a realm known as Lumandra, a re-imagined Earth inhabited by an ancient civilization, a warrior named Raya is determined to find the last dragon. However, along her journey...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Animation, Don Hall, Raya, Disney Animation, To Watch, Kelly Marie Tran, Awkwafina, Carlos Lopez Estrada, Raya Disney, Lumandra, Sisu Walt Disney Animation Studios Raya

Revisiting ‘Frank and Ollie,’ the Documentary About Two Men Who Defined What a Disney Legend Could Be

(Welcome to Out of the Disney Vault, where we explore the unsung gems and forgotten disasters currently streaming on Disney+.) The Disney Renaissance was a heady time, not just for the animation industry at large but for the Walt Disney Company. The 1980s began as a dark time for Disney but concluded as the company began to ascend new heights of creative and financial success, largely thanks to the innovative animation at the heart of films like The Little Mermaid . The 1990s were an even m...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Features, Bird, Walt Disney Company, Snow White, Pixar, Richard, Walt Disney, Brad Bird, Frank, Howard, Bambi, Ollie, Howard Ashman, Walt

‘Once Upon a Snowman’ Disney+ Short Reveals the Unseen Origins of Olaf

Normal life may have been put on hold during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, but Disney animators have been far from frozen in place. In fact, they’ve been busy as ever, putting out Disney+ animated shorts made entirely from home, usually revolving around everyone’s favorite snowman, Olaf. At the beginning of lockdown, the Disney Animation team banded together to give us a series of Frozen shorts, titled Olaf at Home, and now, as Hollywood begins to kick back into gear, they’ve given us ye...
Tags: Elsa, Frozen, Hollywood, Movies, Disney, Animation, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Anna, Olaf, Josh Gad, Kristoff, Disney Animation, Arendelle, Peter Del Vecho, Once Upon a Snowman, Trent Correy

Sue Nichols Maciorowski, Disney Animation Artist for ‘Hercules,’ ‘Princess and the Frog,’ Dies at 55

Sue Nichols Maciorowski, a Disney Animation artist whose contributions in visual development and story art helped shape the Disney Renaissance, has died. She was 55 years old. Disney Animation artist Maciorowski, who legacy at the House of Mouse helped build its animation department into the titan it is today, died at 55, according to the Disney Animation Twitter. Maciorowski worked on shows and movies such as Muppet Babies, Hercules, Beauty and the Beast, The Princess and the Frog, The Lion...
Tags: Death, Movies, Disney, Animation, Hercules, Chadwick Boseman, Jim Henson, Harlem Renaissance, Tiana, CalArts, Disney Animation, Disney/Pixar, House of Mouse, East Longmeadow Massachusetts, Eric Goldberg, Aaron Douglas

‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ and ‘Moana’ Producer Osnat Shurer to Give Virtual Talk at 2020 VIEW Conference

Osnat Shurer, producer of Disney’s upcoming animated feature “Raya and the Last Dragon,” will give a virtual talk at the 2020 VIEW Conference, based in Turin, Italy. Her session will be live-streamed to a global audience on Tuesday, Oct. 20, beginning at 10 a.m. PT. Shurer, who joined Disney Animation in 2012 as vice president […]
Tags: News, Disney, Turin Italy, Disney Animation, Osnat Shurer, VIEW Conference, Raya And The Last Dragon

Disney Recasts Raya and The Last Dragon With Kelly Marie Tran as New Lead

Disney recasts Raya and The Last Dragon with Kelly Marie Tran as new lead In a historic move, Disney has chosen to recast the forthcoming animated adventure Raya and The Last Dragon with Kelly Marie Tran (Star Wars: The Last Jedi) now taking over the titular role and becoming the first Southeast Asian to lead a Disney animated film, according to Deadline. RELATED: Disney Reveals Updated Release Schedule for Soul & Raya and The Last Dragon PB = PB || {}; P...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Adele, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Kristen Bell, Don, Morty, Carlos, Tran, SISU, Qui Nguyen, Jennifer Lee, Raya, Disney Animation, Movie News, Kelly Marie Tran

‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ Official First Look Released; Kelly Marie Tran Cast in the Lead Role

Walt Disney Animation has unveiled the first look at Raya and the Last Dragon. The upcoming fantasy-adventure animated film has only teased gorgeous pieces of concept art until now, but today, we finally got to see the Raya and the Last Dragon first look image in its fully-rendered CG glory. Along with the release of the new image, Disney has announced the casting of Kelly Marie Tran in the lead role of the Southeast Asian warrior princess Raya, making the Star Wars: The Last Jedi star the firs...
Tags: Images, Hollywood, Movies, Casting, Disney, Adele, Philippines, Animation, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Hall, Moana, Don, Lim, Carlos, Tuk Tuk, Tran

Oral history of The Black Cauldron, Disney's weirdest animated "classic"

The Black Cauldron nearly killed Disney animation, taking so long to make that its true budget is incalculable, appearing to startled reviews in 1985, and taking in only $21m at the box office. Drew Taylor charts how the disaster lumbered on for more than a decade, splitting the company generationally and coming to manifest its unwillingness to move on from the past. The man in charge (famously) quit: On September 13, 1979, [Don] Bluth's 41st birthday, while he was supposed to be on ...
Tags: Post, Video, News, Disney, Los Angeles, Korea, Seoul, Bluth, Deja, Katzenberg, Walt Disney Animation, Disney Animation, Drew Taylor, Gary Goldman, Bossert, James Pomeroy

FROZEN 2 Inspired VR Short Soundtrack Released Today

Walt Disney Records releases the digital score EP to Walt Disney Animation Studiosa aoeMyth A Frozen Tale,a the first VR short from Disney Animation to be inspired by one of its feature films. [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Walt Disney, Walt Disney Records, Disney Animation, TV News Desk

How the Frozen 2 Documentary Shows Us More Disney Drama Than We're Used To

Nothing bad ever happens at Disney. Or, at least, that’s the message the family-friendly company leads people to believe. You very rarely see or read raw, behind-the-scenes coverage from the mega-corporation because everything there is so carefully packaged. And that’s precisely why the new Disney+ show, Into the…Read more...
Tags: Science, Interview, Disney, Animation, Streaming, Behind The Scenes, Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee, Disney Animation, Frozen 2, Amy Astley, Disney Plus, Megan Harding, Into The Unknown Making Frozen 2

The Quarantine Stream: ‘The Black Cauldron’ Lives Up to Its Reputation as the Movie That Almost Killed Disney Animation

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Movie: The Black Cauldron Where You Can Stream It: Disney+ The Pitch: In a far-flung fantasy world, a young assistant pig keeper discovers that his pig has the power to see the future. Meanwhile, the evil Horned King is searching for the mythical Black Cauldron, which will help him raise an army of undead warriors and take over the wo...
Tags: Movies, Fantasy, Disney, Features, Animation, John Hurt, Gollum, Lloyd Alexander, The Black Cauldron, Gurgi, Disney Animation, Disney/Pixar, Featured Stories Sidebar, Disney Renaissance, The Quarantine Stream, Horned King

Daily Podcast: Movie Theater Mask Policies, Academy Awards and Upcoming Films From Edgar Wright & Disney Animation

On the June 19, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman , and senior writer Ben Pearson to discuss the latest film and tv news, including the Academy Awards being pushed back, AMC’s Mask policy, Attack the Block 2 , upcoming films from Edgar Wright & Disney Animation. In The News: Brad (og Chris): Academy Awards Delayed Until April 2021, Movies Released Up Until February 2021 Now Eligible for Nominat...
Tags: Movies, Amc, Disney, Amc Theatres, Nolan, Edgar Wright, Joe Cornish, Peter, Ben, Brad, Tenet, Ben Pearson, Alamo Drafthouse, Jane Goldman, Disney Animation, Peter Sciretta

Details on Disney’s New Animated Movie ‘Encanto’ from ‘Zooptopia’ Directors Come to Light

The next movie we get from Walt Disney Animation Studios is Raya and the Last Dragon. Originally slated for release in November, the coronavirus pandemic forced a schedule change that pushed it back to March 2021. We haven’t even seen a trailer for this movie yet, but we’re already getting details on the original animated movie that will come after that. That movie is currently going by the title Encanto. It comes from Zootopia directing duo Byron Howard and Jared Bush, and not only will it wil...
Tags: Movies, Fantasy, Disney, Animation, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar, Miranda, Moana, George Miller, Lin Manuel Miranda, Encanto, Byron Howard, Jared Bush, Happy Feet, Raya, Disney Animation

Top 10 Underrated Disney Animated Films – Up the Waterfall Episode 28

This week on Up the Waterfall, we take a lighthearted look at our favorite Underrated Disney Animated Films. Will our picks match yours? Did we… The post Top 10 Underrated Disney Animated Films – Up the Waterfall Episode 28 appeared first on ZANNALAND!.
Tags: Parenting, Fantasia, Tarzan, Disney Animation, Movies & Books, Walt Disney Feature Animation, Disney Movie News & Reviews, Hunchback of Notre Dame, Up the Waterfall podcast, Fantasia 2000, Atlantis: The Lost Empire, Brother Bear, Emperor's New Groove, Make Mine Music, Melody Time, Top 5 Underrated Disney films

Sequel Bits: ‘Frozen 3’, ‘Pineapple Express 2’, and What Could Have Been the Sequel to ‘Atlantis: The Lost Empire’

In this edition of Sequel Bits: Josh Gad talks about a possible Frozen 3 Judd Apatow isn’t giving up on a Pineapple Express sequel What audiences would have seen in a sequel to Disney’s Atlantis: The Lost Empire Despite the second film’s box office success, Disney has not officially announced plans to make a third Frozen film. But actor Josh Gad, who voices the summer-loving snowman Olaf in the movies, knows that Frozen 3 isn’t totally out of the question. “I mean, here’s the deal,” he to...
Tags: Frozen, Movies, California, Disney, Sequels, Darth Vader, Judd Apatow, Pineapple Express, Rourke, Milo, Wise, Olaf, Helga, Josh Gad, Jennifer Lee, Disney Animation

Official Trailer for Disney Animation's VR Short 'Myth: A Frozen Tale'

"From a magic as old as the glaciers…" Disney Animation has debuted an official trailer for an interesting VR project spinning off of the beloved Frozen franchise. The official title is Myth: A Frozen Tale, and it's an 8-minute animated short film described as "an immersive journey through Arendelle lore that blends traditional hand-drawn animation with the latest in VR technology." It first debuted in front of the Frozen 2 premiere in Hollywood last year. This is another example of Disney s...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Trailer, Disney, Animation, Vr, Short Film, Evan Rachel Wood, Disney Animation, To Watch, Nick A Fisher John Lavelle Bonnie Popp, Vivienne Rutherford

New Disney+ Series ‘Into The Unknown: Making Frozen 2’ Will Take Us Behind-the-Scenes of the Hit Disney Sequel

Disney+ is ready to head Into the Unknown with a new six-part look behind-the-scenes of Frozen 2. Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2 follows the cast and crew as they face challenges to assemble the highly-anticipated sequel, resulting in the biggest animated movie of all time. More info on the Making Frozen 2 docuseries below. The final year before the release of Frozen 2 will be chronicled in the Disney+ series Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2. All six episodes of the series are dropping o...
Tags: Elsa, Television, Movies, Documentary, Disney, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, Anna, Chris Buck, Robert Lopez, Josh Gad, Jonathan Groff, Kristen Anderson Lopez, Kristoff, Jennifer Lee

Daily Podcast: Bob Iger, Robin Hood, Salem’s Lot, Quibi, Hellraiser, Avengers Campus

On the April 13, 2020 Episode of /Film Daily, Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to discuss the latest film and tv news, including Bob Iger, Pandemic VOD, Robin Hood, Salem’s Lot, Hellraiser and Avengers Campus . Opening Banter : Happy Birthday Chris!   In The News: Ben: Disney cancels Summer: Pixar’s ‘Soul’ Moves to November, Disney Animation’s ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ H...
Tags: Movies, Robin Hood, Disney, Salem, Bob, Pixar, Disneyland, Chris, Ben, Ben Pearson, Bob Iger, Disney Animation, Peter Sciretta, Hoai Tran Bui, Chris Evangelista, Film Daily Podcast

Disney Moves ‘Soul,’ ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ Release Dates

Disney announced on Monday morning that it will move the release dates for two of its upcoming animated films, Pixar’s “Soul” and Disney Animation’s “Raya and the Last Dragon,” in response to ongoing theater closures due to the coronavirus.“Soul,” which was slated for release in June, will now be released on November 20. “Raya and the Last Dragon,” which was slated for release on Thanksgiving weekend, will now be moved to March 12, 2021, filling a slot held by an untitled Disney live action film...
Tags: News, Entertainment, Disney, Pixar, Disney Animation, Disney Moves ` Soul

Pixar’s ‘Soul’ Moves to November, Disney Animation’s ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ Heads to 2021

Earlier this month, Disney unveiled a series of major release date changes for films like Mulan, Jungle Cruise, a whole batch of Marvel movies, and more. But after the dust settled, the Pixar movie Soul was still locked in for a June premiere in theaters. That seemed…well, unlikely to remain in place, given the present circumstances, and now the studio has shifted Soul and a couple other movies around on its release calendar. Read about the latest Disney release date changes below. Pixar’s S...
Tags: Movies, New York City, Disney, Earth, Soul, Animation, Tina Fey, Peter Pan, Pixar, Notre Dame, Joe, Pete Docter, SISU, Walt Disney Animation, Disney Animation, Action/Adventure

Olaf returns to warm our lonely hearts

Disney Animation is debuting a series of weekly animated shorts called, "At Home With Olaf."
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'At Home With Olaf' arrives just in time to warm our lonely hearts

Disney Animation is debuting a series of weekly animated shorts called, "At Home With Olaf."
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Disney Works From Home With Its At Home With Olaf Digital Series

Like the great Fifth Harmony once said: “You can work from home, oh oh, oh oh.” Disney Animation is keeping kids entertained remotely with a new digital series all about Frozen’s Olaf, created at home by animator Hyrum Osmond and voiced by Josh Gad.Read more...
Tags: Frozen, Science, Disney, Fifth Harmony, Olaf, Josh Gad, Disney Animation, Hyrum Osmond, Social Distancing, Josh Gad Read