marc davis

Watch the D23 Expo Panel Marc Davis in His Own Words

By the D23 Team In 1962, senior animator Marc Davis moved from Walt Disney Feature Animation to a new division of the company: WED Enterprises, the group assembled to design Disneyland. After more than 30 years working on classic feature films, Davis was about to become one of the most renowned Imagineers—and, in 1989, a …

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D23 Expo 2019 Centerstage highlights

Magical Moments Take Center Stage at D23 Expo 2019

By Savannah Salazar D23 Expo 2019 may have come and gone but the magical moments live on. Last week, fans gathered at the ultimate Disney fan event to experience fantastic panels, shopping, surprises and more. From Hall D23 to the vast fun of the show floor, excitement could be found in every corner of the …

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2017 Member Gift

Drawing from the Masters | D23 2017 Gold Member Gift: Walt Disney’s Nine Old Men

In this final installment of the Nine Old Men video series, discover how Walt’s legendary artists inspired a new generation of animators to lead Disney filmmaking into the future. Join directors Pete Docter, John Musker, Ron Clements, and Chris Buck; animators Mark Henn and Dale Baer; and Disney Legends Burny Mattinson and Andreas Deja as they recall memories about some of their favorite mentors.

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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 …

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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 supervising animators, …

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it's a small world exterior at Disneyland

Where in the small world Can You Find These Classic Creatures?

By Nicole Nalty It’s the song heard ’round the world—about the world! it’s a small world is celebrating its 50th year at Disneyland park and it’s not hard to see why: With stunning design by Mary Blair and Rolly Crump, music by the Sherman brothers, and character design and costume design by Marc Davis and …

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