New! Disney Animated App: A Unique Walk Through Disney HistoryLiz Cerezo
Listen up all past, present, and future animators! Walt Disney Animation Studios is going to take the world of animation by storm. Disney Animated, an app for iPads (2nd and 3rd generation only), will take all Disney fans where we’ve never been before. With the meshing of modern technology and Disney’s timeless legacy, we can now immerse ourselves in 75 years of Disney film history with unique access to all 53 full-length animated feature films.
This app is nothing short of incredible. But here’s a tip: Charge your iPad! I kid you not. The amount of history, videos, and information will have you gawking at your iPad for hours. This creative app gives you access to artifacts, sketches, and footage currently housed at the Burbank studio under lock and key, now at your fingertips. Take a look at some of these must-try features of Disney Animated.
75 Years of Disney Magic at Your Fingertips! 1 of 18
Take a look at this impressive iPad app that will give you access to Disney animation like you've never seen before!
Unprecedented access to Disney History 2 of 18
Disney Animated, a new premium app for iPad, is now available in the App Store.
Astonishing content 3 of 18
Disney Animated gives fans unparalleled access to an astonishing amount of content — including text, art, sound, images, interviews, and interactive activities — spanning all eras of Walt Disney Animation Studios history, most of which was previously unavailable to the public.
Featured films 4 of 18
Through Disney Animated, fans can immerse themselves in content from all 53 full-length animated feature films.
Characters 5 of 18
From the ability to examine treasured artifacts and intricate artwork to an exclusive first look at footage, concept art, animation tests, and visual effects from the upcoming film Frozen, Disney Animated allows fans to discover the animation process through hands-on interactive activities adapted from the actual tools Disney animators use.
Sketching 6 of 18
Check out amazing concept art that has never been seen before! Do you see the different styles of "Ursulas" from The Little Mermaid in the picture above?
Colorization 7 of 18
Check out how Disney animated films are brought to life, from early concept and story development through layout and background, animation, visual effects, sound and music, and final assembly.
Make it snow 8 of 18
Hands-on interactives allow fans to experiment with iPad versions of authentic Disney animation technologies and share their creations via email and social media. This is super cool. My daughter cannot stop playing with the feature!
Your own creations 9 of 18
You can animate Vanellope from Wreck-It Ralph using a straightforward but powerful 3D animation package adapted from real Disney software.
Follow the bouncing ball? 10 of 18
This is one of my favorite features. Here you can manipulate how the ball bounces. From the amount of bounciness to how fast the ball is released from the top, this has my son going crazy with the variety of ways to make this ball bounce!
Visual development 11 of 18
All the character drawings are interactive, and some even provide videos for you to see the final result of the sketchings drawn for that particular movie.
An incredible Color Map 12 of 18
A unique Color Map displays a sophisticated color summary and thumbnail frames from every scene of every one of Walt Disney Animation Studios' 52 released feature films in a single iPad image.
Create your own mood 13 of 18
Play around with this interactive mood shifter using Maximus from Tangled. Make him mad, sad, happy, or grumpy!
Bring pictures to life 14 of 18
Every illustration on every page is touchable and interactive. You even have the ability to peel back the layers of animated scenes to reveal work-in-progress animation steps and visual effects layers.
A Disney Timeline 15 of 18
There is a comprehensive timeline of all 53 animated feature films from Walt Disney Animation Studios, including animated clips of favorite characters and recently uncovered historical trailers.
Timeline features 16 of 18
Colorful, vintage poster art is also displayed in the timeline.
Detailed movie synopsis 17 of 18
Disney Animated contains over 750 interactive illustrations, including more than 400 short animation clips.
75 years of Disney Animation in one app 18 of 18
There are over 350 high-quality images from Disney's archives, including backgrounds, concept art, character sketches, and super-zoomable storyboards.
Disney Animated, the most anticipated app, is now available on iTunes. Check it out now!
Photo Source: Walt Disney Studios and Disney Interactive