The Princess and the Frog 10th anniversary event

The Princess and the Frog‘s 10-Year Reunion Has Us Leaping for Joy

By Zach Johnson Beverly Hills got a taste of New Orleans when the talented team behind Disney’s The Princess and the Frog reunited for a special 10th anniversary event at Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills on September 5. As part of the Marc Davis Celebration of Animation …

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the nutcracker and four realms

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Sneak Peek—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter A special look at Disney’s Christmas 2018 film, and news about the new Cirque du Soleil show coming soon to Disney Springs … See more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs! Next Christmas, Visit The Nutcracker and the Four Realms It’s a film that’ll debut in …

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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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Aladdin, The Little Mermaid, Hercules, The Princess and the Frog

Your Guide to the Fantastic Disney Films of Ron & John

By Courtney Potter In the 1970s, two young animators—Ron Clements and John Musker—joined The Walt Disney Company, and found themselves working on future classics including The Fox and the Hound. Eventually, the men teamed up to direct an animated film themselves… and it’s not hyperbole to say that the rest is, literally, history. Ron & …

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The Great Mouse Detective

Did You Know? Unravel 8 Sneaky Facts from The Great Mouse Detective

By Jim Fanning Get a clue! As you may have deduced, it’s the 30th anniversary of Disney’s The Great Mouse Detective, which was released on July 2, 1986. The intriguing animated action-adventure details the exploits of a Sherlock Holmes-inspired mouse. Tricked out in deerstalker hat and Inverness cape, and brandishing a calabash pipe and magnifying …

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Aladdin’s Glittering New Diamond Edition

A street-wise thief with a heart of gold. A free-spirited princess. And the hilarious, larger-than-life genie that brings them together. Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Aladdin first took the world by storm Thanksgiving 1992—followed by a record-breaking home video release the next year. Now, for the first time, Aladdin will be released in a whole new …

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