In the mid-1940s, surrealist artist Salvador Dali
began collaborating with Walt Disney
on a short film. The idea was fully storyboarded and an 18 second test animation was completed by Disney animator John Hench
. Soon after, the idea was shelved
due to a changing of focus with Disney Feature Animation.
Almost 60 years later, Walt's nephew Roy E. Disney (with consultation from the now 95-year old Hench) spearheaded an effort to finish the film. In 2003, the finished product, "Destino"
, premiered. [more inside]
Check out the official 85 Years of Oscar
poster, commemorating every Best Picture winner for the last 85 years.
I DRINK YOUR MILKSHAKE!
In light of this morning's Oscar noms,
here's a site where there will be discussion about There Will Be Blood. Via Projects.