Encanto

A Joyous Encanto Journey for Kai Martinez

By Courtney Potter

Walt Disney Animations Studios’ Encanto—following an extraordinary family and the magic their wondrous house in Colombia provides—is only weeks away, and the excitement is truly palpable. In the studios’ milestone 60th animated feature, the Madrigal clan lives deep in the Colombian mountains in a wondrous, charmed place called an…

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Encanto

Terrific Tales from Encanto’s Vibrant Voice Cast

By Courtney Potter

Meet the Madrigals—a family who lives hidden in the majestic mountains of Colombia. Their home is an Encanto, a truly wondrous place brimming with enchantment that’s blessed every child in the clan with a unique gift… well, every child except one: 15-year-old Mirabel (voice of Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s Stephanie Beatriz). Upon discovering…

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Encanto

Open the Door to The Magical World Premiere of Encanto

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Last night, Hollywood Boulevard transformed into the Casa Madrigal as the purple carpet unrolled for the world premiere of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ 60th feature film, Encanto. The movie follows the Madrigal family, who have been blessed with magical powers thanks to their home in an Encanto—an amazing place filled with heightened…

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encanto

7 Spellbinding Stories from the Encanto Press Conference

By Courtney Potter

An extraordinary family, and the equally wondrous, life-altering house they live in… Walt Disney Animations Studios’ Encanto—the studios’ milestone 60th animated feature—follows the Madrigals, a clan who live hidden in the mountains of colorful Colombia. Their home is an Encanto, an amazing place filled to the brim with heightened…

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short circuit

Inside the Imaginative Second Season of Short Circuit

By Zach Johnson

Short Circuit, Walt Disney Animation Studios’ innovative and experimental short film program that enables anyone at the Studio to pitch an idea and potentially be selected to create their own short, is marking the fifth anniversary of its inception with the exciting debut of five new shorts, exclusively on Disney+. The shorts debuted on the…

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encanto

Magic and Music in Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Encanto—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

First Look at Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Encanto
Here’s something very cool to kick off your weekend: a first look at the latest from our pals at Walt Disney Animation Studios! They’ve just released a teaser trailer for Encanto… it’s the tale of an extraordinary family, the Madrigals, who live hidden in the mountains of Colombia…

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Inspiring Walt Disney: The Animation of French Decorative Arts

Just Announced: Inspiring Walt Disney: The Animation of French Decorative Arts Opens at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in December 2021

By Beth Deitchman

For the first time ever, The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City will feature the work of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ hand-drawn animation in a new exhibition opening December 10, 2021, and continuing through March 6, 2022. Inspiring Walt Disney: The Animation of French Decorative Arts will draw new parallels between the magical…

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Far from the Tree

Disney Animation to Premiere Theatrical Short Far From the Tree at 2021 Annecy International Animation Film Festival

By Beth Deitchman

Walt Disney Animation Studios is bringing incredible experiences to the 2021 Annecy International Animation Film Festival next month—including the world premiere of an all-new theatrical short film. The premiere screening of Far From the Tree will cap off the Festival’s 60th anniversary celebration program on Tuesday, June 15.

The following…

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Raya

Disney Animation Makes Women’s History While Making Raya and the Last Dragon

By Beth Deitchman

The spirit of Women’s History Month shines through in Walt Disney Animation Studios’ newest film, Raya and the Last Dragon. The movie tells the story of a young warrior who embarks on an epic journey in the fantasy world of Kumandra as she sets out to track down the legendary last dragon, Sisu, to further her quest to restore the fractured land…

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