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Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Ep 134: Kirk DeMicco talks about the making of “VIVO”

by The Jim Hill Media Podcast Network

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Drew Taylor & Jim Hill start off this week’s show by talking about Walt Disney Animation Studios’ second set of Short Circuit shorts. They then interview the director of the animated feature Lin Manuel Miranda spent 11 years shepherding to the screen.


Over the course of this episode, listeners will learn about:

Which Minnie makeover from the 1980s makes a cameo appearance in “Duet for Two,” the latest “Wonderful World of Mickey Mouse” short

What’s kind of ironic about Amir Nasrabadi winding up as the head of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ new Vancouver operation

Why does Kirk DeMicco compare Michael Rooker’s vocal performance as Lutador the ball python to a great show tune sung by a big Broadway song

What did Jorge Gutierrez have to say (via Twitter) about the sudden production shutdown at Tangent Animation

Which Saturday morning cartoons influenced the look & style of Kim Hazel’s “Dinosaur Barbarian”


released August 10, 2021
Hosts: Drew Taylor and Jim Hill
Fabulously edited by Aaron Z. Adams


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Jim Hill is a writer, blogger, and theme park historian, and he'll be the first to tell you all of the back-room deals and corporate gossip that happens inside the Walt Disney Company.

Len Testa co-authors the Unofficial Guide series of travel books, focusing on theme parks.
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