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Disney announced that it’s shutting down any remaining 2D hand drawn feature animation facilities left and will only be committing to 3D rendered and animated films from now on.

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This made me unbelievably sad.

IM SO DEPRESSED

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This is the worst news i’ve heard in a long time. 

someone help 

You guys, this is from tabloids and bloggers… the *actual* news is ‘we’re not developing anything in the next few years’. And they said ‘TRADITIONAL’ hand drawn animation, which doesn’t rule out much, since they could be doing a hand drawn computer animation, like they did for many sequences on Princess and the Frog. 

The actual literal statement? “”To my knowledge we’re not developing a 2D or hand-drawn feature animated film right now,” not ‘we’re never doing hand drawn animated movies EVER AGAIN EVVVEEERR’. Just none in production… RIGHT NOW. And this was said at a *shareholders meeting*. This is not a big press release. 

Tumblr. Calm thy gifs. 

Just… just… chill… slightly… 

Calm Down guys, and read the comment above.

Unfortunately 2D became the excuse for poor storytelling,” said Lasseter

J
ohn Lasseter, you’re awesome and all, but please, stop messing with the 2D animation, we KNOW how amazing CGI ! but seriously ! just let the 2D be !

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Four men who reshaped and The Walt Disney company - four true Disney legends

• John Lasseter and Glen Keane (above) working on Where the Wild Things Are, a short meant to test CG backgrounds in the early 1980’s


• Alan Menken and Howard Ashman (below) accepting the Oscar for Best Original Song for Under the Sea in 1990

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