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Good News/Bad News: The Last 2D Animators at Disney are Doing Projection Mapping for Walt Disney World

The Good News: Legendary Disney animators Mark Henn (Tiana, Jasmine, etc.), Eric Goldberg (Genie, Phil, etc.), and Randy Haycock (adult Simba , young Hercules, etc.), are animating characters from Aladdin, The Little MermaidMoana, Big Hero 6, Zootopia, etc. USING THE CLASSIC, HAND-DRAWN METHOD for an upcoming Walt Disney World show, Happily Ever After, scheduled to debut May 12.

Besides the usual fireworks and pyrotechnics, Happily Ever After will feature the now de rigueur projection mapping on Cinderella’s Castle – only it will be done in glorious hand-drawn animation! What a wonderful way to keep kids aware of this now pretty-much-extinct Disney tradition!

The Bad News: Disney is wasting these legends on temporary theme park shows, when they could be using them to train a brand new generation of animators in the fine art of hand-drawn animation! Traditions like this MUST be passed down from one generation to the next, or else the intricacies and subtleties of the art form will be lost. Textbooks and video tutorials can only capture a fraction of the knowledge that these ‘old Masters’ have to share. It would be a shame if this knowledge died with them.

GIFs: Tiana animated by Mark Henn, Ursula animated by Eric Goldberg, Aladdin + Jafar animated by Randy Haycock 

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We as fans are guessing, who is the bad person?
Whilst Disney are more focused on “Why are they a bad person?”
Cause the strength of the surprise villains isn’t their surprise….

The fact that they have to be a “surprise” is their weakest aspect.

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OMG YOU GUYS THIS BONUS CLIP IS AMAZING!!! 

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The Walt Disney Animation Studios films- (1937- present)

“I only hope that we don’t lose sight of one thing- that it was all started by a mouse.

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Big Hero 6 The Series Hint At The Kim Possible D23 Interview 

There’s also guaranteed to be tremendous heart in McCorkle and Schooley’s next series for Disney—the upcoming series Big Hero 6 The Series, which continues the story of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Oscar®-winning film Big Hero 6. The series, which picks up immediately after the events of the movie, is so eagerly anticipated it’s already been picked up for a second season in advance of its fall debut on Disney XD. We couldn’t help but wonder how Kim and Ron might fit into this new group of teens committed to saving the world, led by Hiro and his huggable robot Baymax, along with the no-nonsense Go Go, quirky scientist Honey Lemon, control freak Wasabi, and fanboy Fred.

“Kim is this weird hybrid of Honey Lemon and Go Go. A lot of times, with Ron, she was pretty sarcastic. But she did have a very positive attitude,” McCorkle says. Schooley theorizes that Ron and Fred are definitely cut from the same cloth, and McCorkle quickly points out, “No good would come of that.”

Ask Me Disney/Pixar Things!

Snow White: What is your favorite/least favorite fruit?

Pinocchio: What is the worse lie you have told?

Fantasia: Where is your favorite place to be in Disney World or Disney Land?

Dumbo: Have you ever been picked on for being different?

Bambi: Is there a Disney movie or moment that has almost/made you cry?

Cinderella: What is your biggest dream?

Alice: If you could be in any Disney movie what would it be and why?

Peter Pan: Is there a time in your life where you would want to stay there forever?

Lady and Tramp: Who is your favorite Disney animal?

Sleeping Beauty: Favorite Disney character?

The Jungle Book: Have you ever wanted to be like a Disney character?

Robin Hood: Have you ever done something nice for others?

Winnie the Pooh: Do you have a best friend?

The Little Mermaid: Have you ever wanted to give up something so you could be with someone?

Beauty and the Beast: Have you ever changed somebody’s life?

Aladdin: Have you pretended to be someone you’re not?

The Lion King: Is there something in the past you have tried to forget?

Toy Story: Did you have a favorite toy growing up?

Hercules: Favorite Disney villain?

Mulan:  Favorite Disney song?

A Bugs Life: Worse fear? Phobia?

Tarzan: Have you tried to prove yourself to someone?

Lilo and Stitch: Is there an animal from a Disney movie you wish was your pet?

Monsters Inc: Favorite Pixar movie?

Finding Nemo: Who is your favorite Pixar character and why?

Brother Bear: is there a Disney or Pixar movie you think is underrated?

The Incredibles: If you could have any super power what would it be?

Cars: Favorite mode of transportation?

Meet The Robinsons: Is there something you are waiting for in the future?

Ratatouille: What is your favorite food?

WALL-E: When you were small, have you wanted to do something big?

UP: Is there a promise you have made to someone that you have kept?

The Princess and the Frog: Favorite Disney/Pixar couple?

Tangled: Are you following your dreams?

Brave: What is something brave you have done?

Wreck-It Ralph: Favorite video game?

Frozen: Favorite sibling relationship in a Disney/Pixar movie?

Big Hero 6: A Disney or Pixar movie you are waiting for?