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Full Track - Fine Tooning: Looking back at Disneytoon Studios

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Drew Taylor & Jim Hill kick off Episode 31 by talking about “Steven Universe” ‘s win at the GLAAD Media Awards. Drew then shares an interview he did with Danny Devito at the press junket for Disney’s live-action “Dumbo”


Over the course of this episode, listeners will learn about:

How the “Sausage Party” overtime decision handed down by the British Columbia Employment Standards Branch is a big win for Vancouver’s animation artists

How MGM’s upcoming “Addams Family” is using Charles Addams’ cartoons for New Yorker magazine as the jumping-off point for this animated feature’s look

The 3D prop versions of the Black Cauldron and Amos Slade’s Model-T that used to be on display at Disneytoon Studios
How Glen Keane used his work on the CG version of Ariel for “Mickey’s PhilharMagic” to help him get a handle on Rapunzel for “Tangled”

Which already-in-development Disneytoon movies did John Lasseter shut down in 2006 when he became the Chief Creative Officer at Pixar & Walt Disney Animation Studios


released April 2, 2019
Hosts: Drew Taylor and Jim Hill
Editor: Aaron Z. Adams


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The Disney Dish Podcast with Jim Hill Media

Jim Hill is a writer, blogger, and theme park historian, and he'll be the first to tell you all of the back-room deals and corporate gossip that happens inside the Walt Disney Company.

Len Testa co-authors the Unofficial Guide series of travel books, focusing on theme parks.
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