10 Facts About Disney Animation

1. Walt Disney Animation rejected the script because he said he could only understand every third word.

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2. Walt Disney Animation received one regular Oscar statue and seven smaller statues when Snow White and the Seven Dwarves won an honorary Academy Award.

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3. In 2005, Disney Animation released its first fully computer-animated feature, Chicken Little.

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4. Out of these non-Disney Animation animated features, only Anastasia was a box-office success.

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5. Some of Burton's high-profile projects for Disney Animation would include the stop-motion The Nightmare Before Christmas, a live-action adaptation of Alice in Wonderland (2010), and a stop-motion feature remake of Frankenweenie (2012).

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6. Walt Disney Animation died in December 1966, ten months before the studio's next film The Jungle Book, was completed and released.

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7. In 1934, Walt Disney Animation gathered several key staff members and announced his plans to make his first feature animated film.

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8. In 1925, Disney Animation put down a deposit on a new location at 2719 Hyperion Avenue in the nearby Silver Lake neighborhood, which came to be known as the Hyperion Studio to distinguish it from the studio's other locations, and in January 1926 the studio moved there and took on the name the Walt Disney Studio.

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9. Lion King was the first Disney Animation animated film to feature a completely original storyline—that is, one that was not an adaptation of a preexisting story.

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10. On Monday, Hulu announced that Disney Animation has greenlighted a slate of four animated series featuring Marvel superheroes for the Hulu platform.

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