Walt Disney pioneered the art of hand drawn animation, but it was really his top animators, “The Nine Old Men,” who were responsible for developing the art form. Andreas Deja, who animated Scar and Jafar, talks about being trained by The Nine Old Men and the pressure of living up to their legacy. John Canemaker explains why hand drawn feature animation is a lost art in Hollywood, and Jerry Beck sees a renaissance of 2D animation lurking beyond the “live action” Disney remakes. 

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MUSIC LIST

A Sunny Day in Winter by Sono Sanctus

​Little Red Wagons by Mikey Rothenberg

​Astrix by Blue Dot Sessions

​Silent Breach by Sono Sanctus

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