Category Archives: Disney Animation

Hocus Pocus Tour ~ See the Real Life Places Featured in the Movie!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… HALLOWEEN! Bring on the candy, costumes, parties, and best of all, the movies! One of the most beloved Halloween movies is Hocus Pocus, a tale of 3 sisters who were captured and hanged in Salem, Massachusetts who are resurrected 300 years later, that came out in 1993 and stars Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy, and Sarah Jessica Parker. For those who have watched the Continue Reading

13 Fun Facts About The Nightmare Before Christmas

Halloween or Christmas? That’s always the debate surrounding The Nightmare Before Christmas. Since we are on the cusp of both holidays, let’s learn more about one of our favorite Hallowistmas movie! Much to the surprise of fans, The Nightmare Before Christmas wasn’t actually directed by Tim Burton, who was busy on the set of Batman Returns. Henry Selick, a colleague of Burton, directed the movie Continue Reading

Disney Characters Take Over The NFL Logo’s

The 2017 NFL season is steadily moving right along!  AK47 Studios released these images of the different NFL logos redesigned with Disney Characters and I wanted to share them with you. Recently I stumbled upon an Instragram account called ak47_studios. This account is more than just someone sharing pictures and such, Mark the owner and creator is a Graphic Designer and Sports Fanatic and very talented.  He has Continue Reading

Lights, Camera, Action…Early Days of Disney Animation

I’m a big fan of how things are made in Hollywood.  I love to see and learn how they did things in creating film. The things they did before CGI are amazing.  Walt was a pioneer in this industry.  He did things with the cameras that no one else had even dreamed of.  When he worked for the Kansas City Film Ad Company, Walt and Ub Iwerks borrowed a camera from the owner of the company.  The two men experim Continue Reading

What Is THIS? Tim Burton And The Nightmare Before Christmas

This is Halloween….. Late this month, October 29th to be exact, is the anniversary of Tim Burton’s 1993 hit movie, “The Nightmare Before Christmas”. The movie featured Jack Skellington, The Pumpkin King, who leads the celebration every Halloween in Halloween Town. Jack has grown tired of things the same year after year and finds a portal to Christmas Town where he falls in love with the idea of Ch Continue Reading

The 10 Most Beloved Disney Truths

From the Oh My Disney blog Disney movies have taught us just about everything we know. For many of us, these films were our first exposure to the the joys and pitfalls of life, and those lessons ring true every time they are put to the test. Get ready to revisit these ten beloved Disney truths that you probably practice day in and day out: 1. Hard work pays off. Even as a kid, Tiana knew she wanted to one day op Continue Reading

11 Things You Didn’t Know About Tangled

From the Oh My Disney blog. Rapunzel inspires us to go out into the world and learn new things every day, so why not learn something about Tangled? We’ve gathered 11 awesome Tangled facts that will make you feel like you feel like you’re leaving your tower for the first time. 1. Tangled was Disney’s first full-length computer-animated fairy-tale adventure. It was also Disney’s 50th animated feature. No pre Continue Reading

Disney Facts You Haven’t Fully Processed, Part 2

Yesterday I posted part 1 to this story from the Oh My Disney blog.  Today, I thought I would share part 2 for all to think about and ponder.  Enjoy!! Hans Christian Andersen wrote “The Snow Queen,” the story that inspired Frozen. The names of the main characters in Frozen sound out his name: Hans, Kristoff, Anna, Sven. WALL·E’s name recalls someone you may have heard of: a one Walter Elias Disney. In Th Continue Reading

Disney Facts You Haven’t Fully Processed

As Disney fans, we always like those little bits in the films that we find or notice that others may have not.  You’ve seen your favorite Disney movies countless times. This is not an exaggeration. It wasn’t until the third or fourth (or twentieth) rewatch that you may have realized something you missed and now you want to share that with others.  Here are some things you may have thought of or not while watc Continue Reading

Happy Birthday To Oswald The Lucky Rabbit

From Jennifer Fickley-Baker, Social Media Manager and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. On this day in Disney history, Oswald the Lucky Rabbit made his on-screen debut in the 1927 short “Trolley Troubles.” Created by Walt Disney and (now Disney Legend) Ub Iwerks, Oswald was Walt’s first hit animated character, who appeared in 26 shorts and was so popular that Oswald became the first Disney character to inspi Continue Reading

You Know You’re a Frozen Fan When…

From the Oh My Disney blog You’ve probably asked yourself what takes a casual Frozen viewer and turns them into a full-fledged, Frozen-obsessed individual. While we aren’t sure of the science behind it (probably because it’s magic), we can tell you that if you are guilty of any of the below, you are most definitely a Frozen fan: 1. You’re incapable of saying “okay, bye” without breaking into song. You Continue Reading