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favorite bedtime story or memory and, in your honor, Disney will donate
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Currently, I am reading a Disney book to my twin 6 year old and 9 year sons that not only appeals to kids, but appeals to anyone who enjoy hearing about the "behind the scenes" and is interested in animation. The book is called: The Alchemy of Animation, Making an Animated Film in the Modern Age by Don Hahn.
Here are details about the book from the Disney website:
The Alchemy of Animation: Making an Animated Film in the Modern Age
is a step-by-step introduction to animated filmmaking from one of the
foremost producers of animated features. By drawing upon more than
seven decades of Disney's classic and beloved animated films, this
stunning book explores the role of the directors, story artists,
songwriters, and animators who each play an integral role in the
creation of an animated feature. This book includes a special focus on the digital
The website (http://www.alchemyofanimation.com/) has audio, video and images from the book.