January 4, 2019

What a day! For the first time ever — let me repeat that...EVER, our House of Representatives is beginning to look, feel and act as a true house that REPRESENTS the people it governs! The number of 'firsts' for women and other underrepresented groups is astounding....

December 30, 2018

The number of artists still with us who were part of a landmark time period of animation have now become smaller. Legendary animator Don Lusk has passed.

Born in 1913, as a young artist, Don began at Disney Studios in 1933. A visual artist whose first love was acting, D...

December 17, 2018

The number of women to helm a major Hollywood motion picture are few, and today, are now sadly fewer.

As the first women to direct a film grossing over $100 million, Penny Marshall blazed trails for women in the late 1980s with such blockbuster hits as Big, A League of...

December 13, 2018

A vital selection is made each year, to ensure the preservation of our collective filmic past. Under the ongoing terms of the National Film Preservation Act under the Library of Congress, 25 films are chosen for their significance "culturally, historically or aesthetic...

November 30, 2018

I'm elated to announce the cover art for the next colorful adventure ahead...
Pencils, Pens & Brushes – A Great Girls' Guide to Disney Animation!

This timeless treasure for all ages, will debut at the D23 Expo, August 23-25, 2019! 

When Ink & Paint – The Women of Walt Di...

November 18, 2018

90 years ago today, a certain mouse debuted on the silver screen!  A new animated short entitled "Steamboat Willie," debuted November 18, 1928, featuring a new anthropomorphic character in the form of mouse. Comprised of simple shapes, with musical talents, and a load...

October 3, 2018

Disney Animation Ink & Paint department lead Hazel Sewell (1934).

By Mercedes Milligan, Animation Magazine

ABC Studios has launched a new Alternative Division to deliver unscripted content, led by former head of Universal Television Alternative Studios Fernando Hernandez...

August 12, 2018

Who doesn't love a parade? An organized procession of movement, music and magic — parades bring communities together in a way unlike any other manner where we come together to collectively mark significant celebrations and accomplishments. Walt Disney knew the impact o...

August 8, 2018

8/7/17 – One year ago today, in one remarkable evening, light was finally cast collectively on the rich 'her-story' of animation! From the very beginnings of celluloid to the digital revolution, women have been redefining the animated form and this noted gathering of s...

July 31, 2018

July 30th reflects several colorful events within animation...

On a grand scale, songwriting giants The Sherman Brothers, were honored today in a celebration of their legendary contributions to the animated and entertainment legacy of The Walt Disney Studios. Stage A, w...