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Disney, Hubley, Lantz Animation Named To National Film Registry

  • By Jerry Beck
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  • December 18, 2013 11:31 AM
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Disney's Mary Poppins, John and Faith Hubley's The Hole, and Walter Lantz - by way of his sequence in the 1930 feature The King Of Jazz - were honored today as national treasures by the Library of Congress.

Walter Lantz Foundation Gifts $1 Million Dollars To LMU Animation Lab

  • By Jerry Beck
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  • April 22, 2013 12:01 AM
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A few years ago, there were only a handful of American universities teaching animation production, aesthetics and history. Today it's hard to find a school without a film studies program and animation art classes. Los Angeles has several long-established animation programs at Cal Arts, UCLA, USC, Woodbury University and more recently Loyola Marymount University in Playa Vista. Today, LMU is about to step into the big time.

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