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Glen Keane interview

There aren’t a lot of what you might consider ‘celebrity animators’ – certainly not many who would get mobbed in the street (unless that street happened to be right outside Comic Con perhaps). But to animators and other nerds of a similar … Read more ⇒

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Swampy Marsh interview

We’re very lucky here at Slurpy Studios, because our close association with the wonderful Skwigly Animation Magazine means that we occasionally get to meet our heroes under the guise of interviewing them. Last week at the Children’s Media Conference I … Read more ⇒

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Walt Disney’s Childhood Home up for sale!

There must be people in the world who constantly monitor the 4 or 5 houses that Disney lived in throughout his life just incase one of them is put back on the market. About a year ago we shared the … Read more ⇒

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Paperman – Disney’s new short

With their latest short from director John Kahrs, Disney have shown that they are once again at forging the way forward for animation. When Walt Disney died, he left a studio that was the very best at 2D animation. No … Read more ⇒

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25 Greatest Animated Films of All Time

You may have noticed a distinct lack of Oscar commentary from us here at Slurpy. Frankly we thought it was a thoroughly uninspiring year for animation, both shorts and features, and we still haven’t forgiven the Academy for not even … Read more ⇒

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Happy Birthday Mickey Mouse!

Well technically, Steamboat Willie was the third cartoon made by Walt Disney starring the mischievous mouse, but as it was the first to find a distributor and therefore general release, it’s normally considered the cartoon that gave birth to the head of … Read more ⇒

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Walt Disney’s House For Sale!

That’s right. Walt Disney’s actual house is up for sale. This is where the animation legend lived from 1932 (about when he was starting Snow White) to 1950 (when Cinderella came out). We can’t tell from the listing, but if … Read more ⇒

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A Day in the Life of John Lasseter: Review

John Lasseter is a hero to most animators. He worked at Disney in the 80s, but decided (a little earlier than most people) that they were no longer necessarily the industry innovators that they had been during the life of … Read more ⇒

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Making of Disney’s Tangled

Regular readers of this blog might remember my gushing over Disney’s Tangled a few months ago. It wasn’t gushing on the level of my Mary and Max review (which was in serious danger of embarrassing Niagra at one point) but … Read more ⇒

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