September 18, 2017

Remembering the great JUNE FORAY who passed just a few weeks ago. Today would have been her 100th birthday. This legendary voice artist advanced and forever changed the field of animation with her tireless efforts behind the microphone, as well as behind the scenes. A...

September 3, 2017

Happy Birthday to Marge Belcher-Champion. As a young girl, Marge was the instructor assistant at her father's dance studio in Hollywood when a call came in for some movement work at Walt Disney's Studio. That call forever changed Marge's life and launched her extraordi...

August 26, 2017

Story artist Roy Williams sketches Ginni posing as Tinker Bell. In a sad statement on how women's contributions are too often overlooked, for decades Roy was the only person ID'd in this photo, while Ginni (the actual subject and original model for Tinker Bell) was onl...

July 30, 2017

Flowers and Trees color wins the Academy Award. © Disney

Released 85 years ago today, the artistry of animation forever changed with Flowers & Trees (1932)! Hazel Sewell and her all-female teams of Ink & Paint artists, essentially made this film twice. Once their B&W ce...

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