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Waking Sleeping Beauty – Disney documentary trailer

Posted by LiveFor on February 20, 2010

Waking Sleeping Beauty is no fairytale. It is a story of clashing egos, out of control budgets, escalating tensions and one of the most extraordinary creative periods in animation history.

Director Don Hahn and producer Peter Schneider, key players at Walt Disney Studios Feature Animation department during the mid1980s, offer a behind-the-magic glimpse of the turbulent times the Animation Studio was going through and the staggering output of hits that followed over the next ten years.

Artists polarized between the hungry young innovators and the old guard who refused to relinquish control, mounting tensions due to a string of box office flops, and warring studio heads create the backdrop for this fascinating story told with a unique and candid perspective from those that were there.

Through interviews, internal memos, home movies, and a cast of characters featuring Michael Eisner, Jeffrey Katzenberg, and Roy Disney, alongside an amazing array of talented artists that includes Don Bluth, John Lasseter, and Tim Burton, Waking Sleeping Beauty shines a light on Disney Animations darkest hours, greatest joys and its improbable renaissance.

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Timothy Dalton is Mr Pricklepants in Toy Story 3

Posted by LiveFor on September 10, 2009

daltonSome excellent news about Toy Story 3 from Empire.

Timothy Dalton – Prince Barin, 007, Time Lord in some upcoming Doctor Who episodes and Hot Fuzz star will be lending his voice to the Disney/Pixar threequel, Disney president John Lasseter announced today at a London-based Disney Animation Showcase.

Dalton will voice Mr. Pricklepants, a hedgehog toy with thespian tendencies.

There is no information as to whether he will be a good guy or a villain. There was a recent description of some footage from the film, but no mention of a hedghog.

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The Princess and the Frog – Featurette – Return to Hand Drawn Animation

Posted by LiveFor on June 26, 2009

A special featurette where Lasseter, Deja, Clements and Musker discuss Disney’s return to hand drawn animation in The Princess and the Frog. The film is due out on Christmas Day.

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Up – Featurette – Unlikely Heroes

Posted by LiveFor on April 17, 2009

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