Monthly Archives: November 2012

A Birthday Celebration for Walt (December 5, 2012)

On Wednesday, December 5, from 10am to 8pm, the Museum will offer FREE admission and extended hours in honor of Walt’s birthday, courtesy of Pacific Gas and Electric. Enjoy special programming, film screenings, and hands-on art activities, and in-gallery activities all day long. Check out for programming info. Happy birthday, Walt!

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs – The Creation of a Classic

Celebrating the 75th anniversary of Walt Disney’s first feature-length animated film, The Walt Disney Family Museum is pleased to present the special exhibition Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: The Creation of a Classic. On view now through April 14, 2013, the exhibition celebrates the vision of Walt Disney and the artistry of his dedicated […]

Vincent Came the Night Before Christmas

Before there was Jack Skellington, there was Vincent Malloy. During the early 80s, Tim Burton was an animator, storyboard artist, and concept artist for a few films at Disney. His personal flair clashed with the traditional Disney style and he hoped to work on some solo projects. In 1982, Tim Burton wrote and directed a […]

Integrating Ideas into Message

AAU School of Web Design + New Media,  School of Animation & Visual Effects, and the School of Advertising present: Integrating Ideas into Message Michael Langan, Director at Mekanism Tuesday, November 13 7 – 8:30 p.m. Auditorium, 79 New Montgomery View the live stream: Great experimental techniques and stories are necessarily original, and when […]

The Brave Little Potato

To start the weekend off properly, below is a scene from the anime, Dai Mahou Touge. It features a brave little potato named, Potato Dono, and his sacrifice for delicious curry. The next time you think you are in a hurry, just think “no worry, beef curry” unless you are a potato…than you should scurry. […]

Pasteurized by Nicolas Villarreal

Sign Up To Go to the Creative Talent Network (CTN)!

The last day to sign up for the bus going to CTN is on 11/14 (next Wednesday). Accounts Receivable will cut off the list at 3:00pm. 

LAIKA Will Be On Campus!

LAIKA, a stop-motion animation studio specializing in feature films, commercials, music videos, broadcast graphics and short films, will be on campus next Monday, November 12th, 2012.

Can you Wreck-ognize Them?

For those of you who have not seen Wreck-It Ralph yet, don’t worry, there aren’t any spoiler alerts in this entry. Below is some character development art of the central characters, Ralph and Vanellope. Would you still be able to recognize the characters from their original forms?

Do Video Games Need Some Wreck- ognition?

Many fans are excited about Disney’s latest computer animated film, Wreck-it Ralph, coming out this weekend (trailer below)! The film tells the story of the arcade villain, Ralph, from the game “Fix-It Felix Jr.” Ralph has been a unhappy video game villain for 30 years and he decides that enough is enough. He leaves and […]