Posts tagged disney
Posts tagged disney
So while I waited for my mom to come pick me up, I ran into the Target on Flatbush Ave. These are pics of their Disney aisle. Note the complete lack of Mulan, Pocahontas, or even Jasmine. Tiana got one doll, in an ensemble pack, in the corner. Hell, even the package has her squeezed off to the side, practically on the side of the box.
What is this fuckery?
Why is Merida a princess but Vanellope isn’t? Those are both Pixar films, but one girl got to be a princess. Why?
For that matter, why isn’t Kida a princess?
Like, what decides who makes the list? Cause it sure as hell isn’t “being a princess in a Disney animated film”.
DISNEY HAVE STOLEN MY ARTWORK
I don’t know what to do. I am so upset. Can anyone help me?
My painting was created back in 2010, (see it HERE) and since then so many people have expressed their love for it, not just on tumblr, but in many places. At least 9 people had it tattooed on their bodies. It’s one of my favourite images I created at University and I was proud of it in many ways.
I’m so mad because I have no chance at getting Disney to do anything about it. I had so much respect for the company and now I am just SO upset and disappointed.
Any help, advice or signal boosting would be amazing. And thank you so much to the kind person who messaged me about this.
This is really sad.
Look at the bag. It is the EXACT drawing. This is terrible. For the company responsible for a lot of current copyright law to do this - wow.
Please signal boost. Literally the only thing someone can do against Disney’s stealing someone’s work. Without all the lawyers.
This is so sad. :(
Signal Boost…DISNEY! One of your designers stole this and no one noticed. Please give Katie a fair (7%) royalty WITHOUT going through the unnecessary hassle of a law suit…THANK YOU! That would be the only way to prove to me that you don’t suck.
Some of Disney’s major POC characters (as well as some animals based on obvious ethnicities) and their voice actors. Is 34 out of 60 good?
Let me share an amazing discovery I just made: the photography of Duy Truong, a young artist who creates stunning Disney cosplay photos that also happen to beautifully showcase amateur models of color and size.
the muses will always be my faves
edit: also love alice and kocoum. they all look great though!
Wow, check out these amazing works!
decided to take gothiebaby up on her challenge and make a powerpoint to help people differentiate between studios with 2D films (cuz it drives me mad when people say anastasia is disney, etc)
of course i have left anime out of the spectrum because i would be doing this damn thing forever, and a lot of great little indie 2D animations have also been omitted. this is purely mainstream, american animation.
sorry if i’ve made any spectacular omissions. please message me if i have and i’ll fix it. i know there are a few disney films missing but i couldn’t bear adding melody time, make mine music…etc. and robin hood is pretty much the aristocats anyway so yeah.
I just want to clarify that Touchstone is owned by Disney so yes, it’s a Disney film but it isn’t made by Walt Disney Animation Studios, therefore it isn’t part of the official Disney animated lineup. In case any of you were thinking “So wait, why does Disney sells the Who Framed Roger Rabbit merchandise?”, that’s why.
Pls and THANK
Did you know? That the Disney villains almost had their way? Disney for a short period of time was looking into building an entirely new theme park in its Walt Disney World Property that would be built and centered around the Disney villains. The Theme park also known as Dark Kingdom would feature Maleficent’s castle as the centerpiece to the park and feature rides and attractions based of the various Disney villains and their lore.
WHY THE FUCK DIDN’T THEY DO THAT? THEY SHOULD TOTALLY DO IT. I’D PAY SHITLOADS OF MONEY TO GO THERE.
Creating Jasmine (stuff they don’t tell you)
So I recently discovered that Princess Jasmine is considered “unique” because she wasn’t based on any celebrity. Apparently Mark Henn, who did her character design was “dissatisfied” by the “exotic” (not my words) models he looked to for inspiration and so he based Jasmine on his sister, who is the woman in the picture above. It’s no wonder Jasmine has continued to be whitewashed by Disney really, when the original character design was based on a white woman, because, I guess, actual Arab women weren’t seen as good enough for Mark Henn to base his Disney Princess on.Obviously, Disney writers decided to change this personality flaw along with her name to something more ‘relatable’. It turns out Jasmine was their first choice as it was among the most popular girl names in the early 90’s largely due to actress Jasmine Guy. Although some early sketches were based from some of her features, her look came off as too severe.
(I’ve added a click-through link on the picture to the article where I found this information. I don’t know if you’d heard this before, but I thought you and your followers might want to know a little bit more about just how messed up Disney character design really is)
I did some snooping around online and I found out that Tom Cruise was the inspiration for Aladdin himself as well.
Hey, Disney (and honestly the field of animation as it is understood in the U.S.) had always been CRAZY dominated by white guys, especially mid-90s and prior. In the school I go to, often referred to as the Disney school, I am part of the first and only class (thus far) that is predominantly female, although the department is still mostly white. These guys are going to put into their work whatever they’re familiar with, what they find “appealing” (I fucking HATE how the concept of appeal is taught here, as though it’s universal), and whatever it is they’re interested in. What on earth would you expect? That’s why I get super-annoyed when people treat Disney like the pinnacle of animation or Western animation, and assume that all us animators actually want to work there.
Ideally, I’d only work there if I could assemble a strong team that shares MY interest, and do something awesome and totally ours from the inside. Things relatable and well-researched and fanatically inspired by OUR interests. But now that the internet is around and the emergence of small animation studios, people definitely don’t have to (and really shouldn’t limit themselves to) look to Disney features as a source for American animated entertainment, or as the be all end all of their career in animation.