Kitbull

Pixar’s Kitbull SparkShort Is Full of Purr-sonality

By Zach Johnson The paw-some pals at the center of Kitbull, a newly released Pixar SparkShort from director Rosana Sullivan and producer Kathryn Hendrickson, forge a friendship you won’t soon fur-get. Set in San Francisco’s Mission District, the story begins when a stray kitten finds shelter in a back-alley dumpster, where it encounters a tender …

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Holly's Day at the Pool

Hop into Holly’s Day at the Pool, a Brand-New Book by a Disney Animator

By D23 Team From working on upcoming films like Wreck-it Ralph 2 (in theaters March 2018), to animating for films we may not even know about yet, the artists at Walt Disney Animation Studios are always busy. But somehow, artists still find time to create new stories for the Walt Disney Animation Studios Artist Showcase. Take …

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Dante's Lunch

Meet Coco’s Dog, Dante, in Dante’s Lunch—A Short Tail

By Jocelyn Buhlman Every dog has his day, but poor Dante can’t seem to catch a break! Dive into the beautiful world of Disney•Pixar’s Coco in this look into the adventures of Coco’s dog, Dante, who just wants to enjoy a nice bone. What happens when the bone has other plans? Meet Dante and the whole …

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Tyrus Wong

Remembering Disney Legend Tyrus Wong

By D23 Team Tyrus “Ty” Wong, inspiring visual artist and Disney Legend, passed away on December 30, 2016. He was 106 years old. “It’s hard to imagine a world of animation without the inspirational works of Tyrus Wong,” Walt Disney Archives Director Becky Cline said. “Through his delicate and sophisticated creations—from pastels and watercolors to …

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Maui from Moana

How 2D Animation Brings Moana’s Mini Maui to Life

By Courtney Potter Walt Disney Animation Studios’ latest film, Moana, sails into a cinema near you this month, and with it comes the story of a fierce young woman on a journey of self-discovery, a mighty demigod looking to regain his hero status, and some truly epic adventure! Directed by Ron Clements and John Musker, …

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Big Hero 6

The Voices You Love Are Back in Disney XD’s Big Hero 6

By Jocelyn Buhlman At the end of Disney’s Academy Award®-winning animated film Big Hero 6, we left our favorite team of scientific prodigies as triumphant heroes, ready to defend their city as superhero team Big Hero 6. We were all left wondering: What’s next? How will 14-year-old tech genius Hiro handle starting school at the …

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