Easter Eggs in ‘Big Hero 6’ Trailer

Big Hero 6 concept logo

Have you had fun trying to spot some of the cool Disney-themed Easter Eggs that the animators at Walt Disney Animation Studios have placed in the latest Big Hero 6 trailer? We have! Here are some of the ones we’ve spotted. Let us know what else you’ve found.

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Interview with Animation Legend Nik Ranieri

Animation Legend Nik Ranieri

Long before I knew it was him, Nik Ranieri has been entertaining and inspiring me with his character animation. Nik is a talented artist whose bold personality has translated into Lumiere, Hades, Kuzco, Buck Cluck, Lewis Robinson, Charlotte La Bouff and my dad’s favorite animated character, Meeko—all characters he supervised. I first heard Nik on Clay Kaytis’ Animation Podcast and I have been an ardent fan of this passionate animator ever since. I asked him if he may be game for an informal interview over Facebook about various topics related to the state of animation today and he very kindly agreed. Nik is such a kind person, yet he will not sidestep the truth to appease popular sentiment. It was an absolute pleasure getting to interview one of my heroes.

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 28: Darrin Butters – Walt Disney Animation Studios

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In this episode Marc and Matt are joined by CG character animator Darrin Butters of Walt Disney Animation Studios to talk about magic, animation, internet trolling, and the awesomeness of Glen Keane.

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