Posts Tagged ‘prep & landing’

Peeking at Disney’s (Animated) Shorts with Producer Dorothy McKim

by Ed Liuon August 18, 2015
Dorothy McKim has been with Walt Disney Animation Studios since 1988, where she earned her first credit as Production Supervisor on Oliver and Company. Since then, she has worked her way up the ranks as Production Supervisor on Beauty and the Beast and The Rescuers Down Under, Director of Production on Hercules, Tarzan, and The […]

Review: “Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Films Collection” – Small Wonders

by Ed Liuon August 17, 2015
Even the most stringent critics must admit that the Walt Disney Animation Studios has come a long way since the late 90’s and most of the 2000’s, with a string of critical and commercial successes restoring much of the studio’s lost luster. However, along with a healthy feature film division, Disney has also revived its […]


“Walt Disney Animation Studios Shorts Collection” Coming to Digital HD August 11, 2015; Blu-ray August 18, 2015

by Ed Liuon June 5, 2015
Together For the First Time! 12 Animated Short Films WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS SHORTS COLLECTION Available Early on Digital HD/Disney Movies Anywhere (DMA) on August 11, 2015 Bring It Home on Blu-ray™ on August 18, 2015 Fans Can Now Enjoy The In-Home Debuts of the Beloved Animated Shorts “Frozen Fever,” “Lorenzo,” and “Tick Tock Tale.” […]

64th Annual Creative Arts Primetime Emmy Award Winners: “Penguins of Madagascar,” “Regular Show”, “Futurama”, & More

by Ed Liuon September 16, 2012
The 64th Annual Creative Arts Primetime Emmy Award winners have been announced, with the following animated TV shows winning awards: OUTSTANDING ANIMATED PROGRAM: The Penguins of Madagascar: “The Return of the Revenge of Dr. Blowhole” (Nickelodeon) OUTSTANDING SHORT-FORMAT ANIMATED PROGRAM: Regular Show: “Eggscellent” (Cartoon Network) OUTSTANDING VOICE-OVER PERFORMANCE: Maurice LaMarche as Clamps, Donbot, Hyperchicken, Calculon, […]

"Prep & Landing" – Cool Commando Elves, Lightweight DVD

by Ed Liuon November 21, 2011
It doesn’t take long before kids start asking impertinent questions about the mechanics of Santa Claus. How can he get around the world in one night? What if your house doesn’t have a chimney in it for him to climb down? Even if you do have a chimney, isn’t it kind of small for someone […]