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AWN @ FMX 2019 ANIMATIONWorld

WATCH: John Canemaker Talks Schultheis, Kahl, Tytla and Gertie History at FMX 2019

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 10:18am

Oscar-winning animator, author, teacher and historian discusses Disney effects guru’s ‘lost notebook,’ ‘Golden Age’ Disney animation legends and Winsor McCay’s pioneering dinosaur. 

In Passing Headline News

Disney Animation Archive Founder Dave Smith Passes at 78

Named a Disney Legend in 2007, chief archivist dedicated his four-decade career at the studio to preserving Disney’s precious treasures from film, television, theme parks and beyond.

In Passing Headline News

Disney Animation, Imagineering Legend X Atencio Dies at Age 98

Iconic artist worked on ‘Pinocchio’ and ‘Fantasia,’ and played key roles in creating the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ and ‘Haunted Mansion’ rides at Disneyland.

People Headline News

11 New Disney Legends Honored at D23 Expo 2017

Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Stan Lee, Clyde ‘Gerry’ Geronimi, Wayne Jackson and other incredible talents honored at special 30th Anniversary Awards ceremony hosted by Disney Chairman & CEO Bob Iger.

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Whoopi Goldberg Named a Disney Legend at D23 Expo

Co-host of ABC’s long running talk show ‘The View’ has lent her voice to two villainous roles for the Mouse House: Shenzi, a hyena lackey who works for big bad Scar, in Disney’s ‘The Lion King,’ and Stretch, a gummy purple octopus who serves as an enforcer for Lotso, the kingpin-like teddy bear, in Pixar’s ‘Toy Story 3.’

D23 EXPO 2015 Headline News

8 New Disney Legends to Be Honored at D23 Expo 2015

George Lucas, Danny Elfman, Susan Lucci, Andreas Deja and other remarkable contributors to be celebrated in a special awards ceremony hosted by Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger on Friday, August 14.