Fantasia’s Significance

3rd March, 2011 - Posted by DisAnim - Comments Off on Fantasia’s Significance

Fantasia has been critically acclaimed since its beginning. The animation quality was unprecedented. Disney also had a special sound system invented called “Fantasound,” making it the first film ever shown in multi-channel sound. Its originality and bold new features left a lasting impression in critical reviews. However, the expense put into such an endeavor couldn’t […] Read More

Pinocchio’s Significance

22nd February, 2011 - Posted by DisAnim - Comments Off on Pinocchio’s Significance

I suspect that Pinocchio’s original significance lay in its animation techniques. In an environment where animated feature films were a novelty, every improvement was revolutionary. Its existence at all was significant. And while not originally the financial success that Snow White was, Pinocchio was received well critically. In a 26 February 1940 article in Time […] Read More

Snow White’s Significance

9th February, 2011 - Posted by DisAnim - Comments Off on Snow White’s Significance

Of all the Disney movies, Snow White may be the most important of all. It was the first full length animated film produced by any studio in the world. Its success fueled the fire that gave way to numerous more. Indeed, now we have thousands of animated films. Just like the movie itself, the songs […] Read More

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