JUST ANNOUNCED: All the Magic Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios Are Bringing to D23 Expo 2019

by D23 team

D23 Expo 2019 will be filled with magic all weekend long as Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios join forces to bring exciting announcements, presentations, never-before-seen-footage, autograph signings, photo opportunities, and more!

Here’s a look at everything the three-day event has to offer for all things Pixar and Walt Disney Animation…

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6 Enchanting Cinderella Facts Fit for Royalty

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Who among us hasn’t been enchanted by the timeless tale of Cinderella? One of Disney’s most treasured animated classics, Cinderella will celebrate 70 lovely years in 2020. In honor of this milestone anniversary, the film is joining the Walt Disney Signature Collection, an assemblage of groundbreaking films, created or inspired by the…

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Tarzan 20th anniversary

Did You Know? Seven Swinging Facts About Disney’s Tarzan

By Jim Fanning

One of the most iconic heroes ever created swung to dynamic new life when Tarzan was released on June 18, 1999. Disney’s 37th animated feature brought the famed ape-man to life as never before through the art of Disney animation. Tarzan follows the extraordinary adventures of an orphaned infant raised by a family of gorillas who matures into a young…

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Short Circuit Program

Disney Previews Frozen 2, Premieres Three Animated Shorts at Annecy

By Zach Johnson

Walt Disney Animation Studios wowed the Annecy crowd in France Friday by offering a first look at Frozen 2, presented by the film’s Head of Animation Becky Bresee and Head of Effects Animation Marlon West, and also by unveiling three new shorts from the experimental Short Circuit program, which will stream on Disney+ in Spring 2020. Natalie…

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Disney Moms

Celebrating the Magic of Disney Moms

By Jocelyn Buhlman

This Mother’s Day, let’s celebrate one of the most magical things in the world—our moms! Whether they are queens, super heroes, or scientists, every mom adds something special to the world. Check out our favorite moments with Disney moms in these classic Disney and Disney•Pixar films. (And don’t forget to call your mom!)

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Ralph Breaks the Internet

Discover the Story Behind Ralph and Vanellope’s Sweet Friendship

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Since the original Wreck-It Ralph, the dynamically digitized duo of Ralph and Vanellope have been inseparable. But how did the team behind Ralph Breaks the Internet develop this friendship during their Internet-breaking adventures? Check out this exclusive clip below to get all the behind-the-scenes details, and be sure to pick up Ralph Breaks the…

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Disney 2018

Every Magical Disney Moment from 2018

By the D23 Team

Cinematic Sensations
We tessered, broke a Kessel Run record, went on another adventure beneath the trees of the Hundred Acre Wood, and tripped more than a few lights fantastic. All of that just in one year! There’s no doubt that 2018 has been one for the books starting off the year in a novel way by bring Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in…

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Mickey's Christmas Carol Stories iris

Amazing Stories from Burny Mattinson and Mark Henn about Mickey’s Christmas Carol

By Jocelyn Buhlman

This holiday season, we’ve been celebrating 35 years of Mickey’s Christmas Carol throughout all of D23 Days of Christmas. As a special merry celebration of this milestone anniversary, we asked director and Disney Legend Burny Mattinson and legendary Walt Disney Animation animator Mark Henn to share some favorite memories from the creation of…

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Robin Hood artwork from ARL

Must See Rare Robin Hood Artwork from Disney’s ARL

By Fox Carney

On November 8, 1973, Robin Hood premiered, capturing the hearts of audiences all over the world. To celebrate 45 years of this classic film, Disney’s Animation Research Library has opened its vaults, sharing some incredible artwork and stories behind the making of the film. Please enjoy as we take a trip back to Nottingham to celebrate this…

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