The House of Mouse Project / 07.05.2020

The one that took us to a whole new world. After the roaring success of The Little Mermaid and the growing buzz surrounding the production of Beauty and the Beast, confidence within the Disney animation studio was the highest it had been in decades. Many assumed the plan set by Disney executive Jeffrey Katzenberg to release a brand new animated feature every single year was doomed to fail. While The Rescuers Down Under was an unfortunate bump in the road, Katzenberg seemed assured the animation department was finally on...

Opinion / 12.08.2015

It's been a year since we lost one of the greatest talents the world has ever known. Even after twelve months, it still doesn't quite seem real. Just remembering learning the news and being forced to hold in the grief over a full day of work (it was announced at 9am Sydney time) still seems like some horrible dream we're all going to wake up from. We know he's gone, but it's not a notion one can easily accept. I started writing this piece a few days after he died,...