1. James and the Giant Peach

Stop Everything and Watch These Stop-Motion Movies on Disney+

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Today marks the 25th anniversary of the movie James and the Giant Peach, directed by Henry Selick and produced by Tim Burton, who has explored many strange and wonderful worlds through his stunning stop-motion films. The art of stop-motion allows filmmakers to build amazing, intricate environments—and frame by frame, they craft a story unlike…

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Frankenweenie

Frankenweenie (2012)

Frankenweenie (film) Stop-motion animated film, in black and white. After unexpectedly losing his beloved dog, Sparky, young Victor harnesses the power of science to bring his best friend back to life—with just a few minor adjustments. He tries to hide his home-sewn creation, but when Sparky gets out, Victor’s fellow students, teachers, and the entire town of New…

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Halloween Shorts on Disney+

7 Spooky Shorts You Can Watch on Disney+ Right Now!

By The D23 Team

With Halloween just around the corner, we’re more than ready to get into the spooky spirit this weekend by skele-brating the 68th anniversary of the iconic Disney animated short Trick or Treat! Featuring Donald Duck and his mischievous nephews Huey, Dewey, and Louie as their All Hallows Eve goes hilariously awry, the short—directed by Disney…

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tim burton movies

7 Tim Burton Films You Can Stream Now on Disney+

By Zach Johnson

For nearly four decades, Tim Burton has used his talents as an artist, director, and producer to create some of the most beloved films in Disney history. His aesthetic is both utterly unique and immediately identifiable, attracting top-tier talent like Helena Bonham Carter, Disney Legend Johnny Depp, Danny DeVito, Disney Legend Danny Elfman, Anne…

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disney dogs

These 11 Disney+ Titles are the Pick of the Litter!

By Courtney Potter

You’re sure to have a howlingly good time when It’s A Dog’s Life with Bill Farmer premieres this Friday, May 15, only on Disney+! The series follows Disney Legend Bill Farmer, the iconic voice of Goofy and Pluto for more than 30 years, as he steps out from behind the microphone to meet his own favorite characters—dogs! Viewers will join…

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8 “Hidden Gem” Disney Films You Need to Check Out on Disney+

By Jocelyn Buhlman

We’re counting down the days till the launch of Disney+, when we can binge watch our favorite Disney films and discover brand-new content we’re certain we’ll be obsessed with. There’s yet another reason to get excited! The treasure trove of Disney content available for streaming means that now is your chance to discover the “hidden…

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Treats by the Disney Archives

Inside a Halloween “Treat from the Walt Disney Archives”

By Justin Arthur

Each Halloween, all manner of ghosts and ghouls assemble at The Walt Disney Studios lot for a spooktacular soiree, but this year, something new has materialized. For the first time, the Walt Disney Archives is presenting an immersive Halloween-themed exhibit exclusively for employees of The Walt Disney Company and their “loved ones.”

The Walt…

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Photo of Disney Legend Danny Elfman

Danny Elfman

Daniel Elfman grew up immersed in movie music.
“I could listen to the scores of Max Steiner, Franz Waxman, and Erich Korngold and identify them. I was really proud.”
“I could hear something and go, ‘That’s definitely Max Steiner,’ and Nino Rota was huge. I loved playing the game of tuning into a movie on television, trying to guess who the composer was, then…

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Cast of Tim Burton's 1984 film Frankenweenie

Amelia, Santa Monica, California

The original Frankenweenie film had its residential location on Stratford Street in South Pasadena, California, but the remainder of the film was shot at the Disney Studio in Burbank.

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Mickey Mouse balloon in the Macy's Santa Claus Parade

Kick Off The Holidays With A Parade

“It all started with the Mickey Mouse balloon,” Bill muses.
“We’ve had a great relationship ever since. The magic between Disney and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade has spanned the decades.”

“In the spirit of full disclosure,” Bill Schermerhorn, Macy’s Creative Director, starts, “I should tell you that I am a card-carrying member of D23.” So begins our…

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