WALL-E

Top 10 Disney Duos to Celebrate 10 Years of WALL•E

By Karina Schink

In honor of the 10-year anniversary of WALL•E and EVE rolling (and flying) into theaters, here’s a look at our top 10 Disney duos.

1. WALL•E and EVE
While they officially made their silver screen debut 10 years ago, WALL•E and EVE really traveled all the way from 700 years in the future to grace us with their beautiful story. Who…

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The Rescuers

Are You More Like Bernard or Bianca?

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Today marks the 40th anniversary of The Rescuers, which followed glamorous Bianca and timid Bernard as they set out to the bayou to rescue Penny from the clutches of the despicable Madam Medusa. Audiences can see themselves in these small-but-mighty mice, who may be little compared to the rest of the world but can still put up a big fight in the…

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Winnie the Pooh, The Rescuers, and Pete's Dragon

9 Magical Disney Memories from 1977

By Jocelyn Buhlman

With the 40th anniversary of Star Wars almost here, we decided to use some Disney magic to go back in time and take a look at what else was happening in the world of Disney in 1977. It was an exciting year, not only introducing us to the Skywalker Saga but also bringing the premieres of several animated classics, a brand-new Mickey Mouse Club, and…

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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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Burny Mattinson

5 Fascinating Facts—Disney Legend Burny Mattinson

By Steven Vagnini

“Animation is 75 percent thinking and 25 percent drawing,” Disney Legend and Walt Disney Animation Studios animation director Burny Mattinson once said. “Everything must be carefully thought out first. Our animators not only have to think like actors but have to figure out how to get that performance across on paper and on the screen. Our…

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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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Mary Poppins, Pinocchio, Disgust

11 Characters to Inspire Your Dapper Style at Disney Theme Parks

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Original concept art for Disney theme parks depicted guests stepping out in style in their dapper best for a day of fun. There’s something magical about putting on a snazzy dress or a sharp suit and making a real holiday out of your next trip to the parks—you feel like you’re one of Disneyland’s early guests from the 1950s, full of wonder…

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Creepy Disney characters

13 Disney Characters that Make Our Spines Tingle

By Courtney Potter

When you think of Disney, what comes to mind? Well, if you’re anything like us, it’s laughter… heart… and a whole lot of “happily ever after.” But sometimes we forget there can be a spookier side to all things Disney. Halloween is the perfect time of year to remember some of the creepy characters that have faced off against our…

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Darla, Edna Mode, Chip and Dale, Vanelope

13 Last-Minute Disney Character Costumes for a Magical Halloween

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Halloween is the time of year when you can tap into your Disney side and pretend to be some of your favorite characters for a night. But amidst the hustle and bustle of daily life, sometimes there just isn’t time to make your own princess ball gown or superhero armor. D23 may not be a fairy godmother who can make your costume magically appear,…

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James Bobin

D23 Fab Five: James Bobin’s Five Favorite Feistiest Females From Disney Films

By Max Lark

With time flying by until the release of Alice Through the Looking Glass—May 27, to be exact—we got to thinking about how much we love that Alice is such a strong-willed and empowered heroine. So when we got some time to talk to director James Bobin—best known to Disney fans for directing The Muppets and Muppets Most Wanted—we asked him to reveal…

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