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Don Hahn and Peter Schneider discuss ‘Waking Sleeping Beauty’

BY TODD GILCHRIST On March 26, Disney is releasing one of their unlikeliest films in the history of the studio: Waking Sleeping Beauty, a tell-all about the fall, rise and eventual fracturing of Disney animation between 1984 and 1994. Director Don Hanh, who produced several of Disney’s biggest hits, including Beauty[...]

Pixar’s ‘Up’ Wins the Annie for Best Feature

BY STAFF Pixar Animation Studio’s Up wins the Best Animated Feature honor at the 37th Annual Annie Awards held at UCLA’s Royce Hall on Saturday, Feb. 6. Walt Disney Animation Studios won six Annies overall including three for its feature The Princess and the Frog and three for its television production[...]

Walt Disney’s Nephew Roy Disney Passes on at 79

Fox News reports that Roy Edward Disney who was the nephew of Walt Disney has died at 79 after a battle with cancer. In the past he led shareholder revolts more than once that led to a major shake up in the family business. In 1984 he lead a campaign[...]