Disney Spring movies

Await the Return of Spring with These Favorite Disney Movies

By Megan Deppe

No matter what the groundhog says, we’re all ready for winter to be over, and our minds are wandering to thoughts of flowers, rain, warm weather, and cute baby animals. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite springtime classics to warm your heart as you wait for the sun to peek out and warm the ground.

1. Silly Symphony (1929–39)
Several…

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Bambi concept art

Celebrate 75 Years of Bambi with Stunning Concept Art from the ARL

By D23 Team

The animated classic Bambi celebrates its 75th anniversary on August 13, 2017. In the Summer 2017 issue of Disney twenty-three, we shared some of the stunning concept art created for the film. Now, thanks to the Animation Research Library, we have even more of the beautiful, hand-created concept art for this classic film. Browse through our gallery to…

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Bambi

Animator Paul Felix Shares Why Bambi is Still “Deer” to Our Hearts 75 Years Later

By Jocelyn Buhlman

On August 13, 2017, we are delighted to celebrate 75 years of the animated classic Bambi, which recently was released as part of the Walt Disney Signature Collection. Not only is it a classic film beloved by Disney fans everywhere, this film has also en-deer-ed itself to animators and artists at Walt Disney Animation Studios. Animator Paul Felix,…

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D23 Expo Walt Disney Archives Stage schedule

See the Walt Disney Archives Stage Schedule

The Walt Disney Archives Stage is back for D23 Expo 2017! See the schedule of panels and presentations below, and click here for the full D23 Expo 2017 lineup.
Friday, July 14

“Out of the night, when the full moon is bright” – 60 Years of the Horseman Known as Zorro (11:30 a.m.) –– The story of Zorro was a special one for Walt Disney, but it wasn’t…

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Bruno Tonioli

D23 Fab Five: Bruno Tonioli’s Favorite Disney Movies

By Ingrid Meilan

Dancing with the Stars judge Bruno Tonioli’s introduction to Disney was from the man himself. “When I was growing up in Italy,” he says, “We didn’t get a TV until the mid-1960s, and there was only one channel.” But that one channel, he says, played the most magical program of all. “We used to look forward to watching The Wonderful…

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Bambi Home Release

The Walt Disney Signature Collection Edition of Bambi Honors 75 Years of Innovation

By Jocelyn Buhlman

The gorgeous animated classic is joining the Walt Disney Signature collection.

Announced today at the Tribeca Film Festival®, Bambi will be joining beloved favorites like Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Beauty and the Beast, and Pinocchio as part of the Walt Disney Signature collection, a film collection that honors groundbreaking films…

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Lady and the Tramp, Peter Pan, Sleeping Beauty, and Bambi

Get to Know the Animators Behind Your Favorite Disney Films

Celebrate some of the most legendary artists behind classic Disney animated films with this year’s D23 Member Gift.

By Greg Ehrbar

The first “nine old men” were Supreme Court justices—all more than 90 years old—who were trying to block President Franklin Roosevelt’s “New Deal” in the mid-1930s. When Walt Disney selected his first-string…

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Disney babies

Celebrate the New Year With Your Favorite Disney Babies!

By Jocelyn Buhlman

As we ring in the new year and say goodbye to the old one, that change has classically been personified in the form of little Baby New Year, while the outgoing year is often depicted as an elderly man. Here at D23, we’re putting a Disney spin on the new year with some of our favorite—and cutest—Disney babies, to help us get excited for the…

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Lady and the Tramp kiss

17 Disney Kisses to Count Down to the New Year

It’s almost time to count down to the new year! We’ve reflected on our favorite moments from 2016, figured out the guest list for an unbelievable New Year’s party… we’re ready to ring in 2017. But before the clock strikes 12, “aww” over some of the sweetest Disney smooches. We hope you have a happy new year! And make sure to check out the Disney Gif app,…

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