Geekery: Disney Animated Cinematography

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This collection shows just how beautiful and well crafted the studio’s work is.

It’s easy to forget just how beautiful Disney animation is due to their target audience and story choices. Their animators create shots that rival the work of Hollywood’s best film cinematographers. Video essayist Jorge Luengo Ruiz has complied a stunning collection of Disney’s best.

Films used: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937), Pinocchio (1940), Fantasia (1940), Dumbo (1941), Bambi (1942), Cinderella (1950), Alice in Wonderland (1951), Peter Pan (1953), Lady and the Tramp (1955), Sleeping Beauty (1959), One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961), The Sword in the Stone (1963), The Jungle Book (1967), The Aristocats (1970), Robin Hood (1973), The Rescuers (1977), The Fox and the Hound (1981), Oliver & Company (1988), The Little Mermaid (1989), The Rescuers Down Under (1990), Beauty and the Beast (1991), Aladdin (1992), The Lion King (1994), Pocahontas (1995), The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996), Hercules (1997), Mulan (1998), Tarzan (1999), Fantasia 2000 (1999), Dinosaur (2000), The Emperor’s New Groove (2000), Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001), Lilo & Stich (2002), Treasure Planet (2002), Brother Bear (2003), Meet the Robinsons (2007), The Princess and the Frog (2009), Tangled (2010), Wreck- It Ralph (2012), Frozen (2013), Big Hero 6 (2014), Moana (2016)


What’s your favorite Disney animated movie?

  • Tshiva keln

    Aladdin, lion king then little mermaid. Think you may have got more replies with an article on the sex in the film’s. Always disturbing the first time you hear about it!