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Walt Disney Animation Studios is an American animation studio headquartered in Burbank, California,[1] the original feature film division of The Walt Disney Company.

The studio has produced 59 films, beginning with Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs in 1937, one of the first full-length animated feature films, and the first produced in the United States. The studio's most recent release is the 2021 film Raya and the Last Dragon (2021), with three future releases scheduled: Encanto on November 24, 2021, and untitled releases for November 23, 2022, and November 22, 2023.[2]

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Filmography

This list include the films made by Walt Disney Animation Studios.

Released films

# Film Release date Director(s) Writers Producer(s)
1 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs December 21, 1937 (1937-12-21) Supervising Director: David Hand
Sequence Directors: Billy Cottrell, Wilfred Jackson, Larry Morey, Perce Pearce & Ben Sharpsteen
Story/Screenplay: Dorothy Ann Blank, Richard Creedon, Merrill De Maris, Otto Englander, Earl Hurd, Dick Rickard, Ted Sears & Webb Smith
Based on: Snow White by Brothers Grimm
Walt Disney
2 Pinocchio February 7, 1940 (1940-02-07) Supervising Directors: Hamilton Luske & Ben Sharpsteen
Sequence Directors: Norman Ferguson, Jack Kinney, Wilfred Jackson, T. Hee & Bill Roberts
Story/Screenplay: Aurelius Battaglia, Billy Cottrell, Otto Englander, Erdman Penner, Joseph Sabo, Ted Sears & Webb Smith
Based on: The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi
3 Fantasia November 13, 1940 (1940-11-13) James Algar, Samuel Armstrong, Ford Beebe, Norm Ferguson, David Hand, Jim Handley, T. Hee, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Bill Roberts, Paul Satterfield & Ben Sharpsteen Based on: The Sorcerer's Apprentice by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
4 Dumbo October 23, 1941 (1941-10-23) Supervising Director: Ben Sharpsteen
Sequence Directors: Samuel Armstrong, Norman Ferguson, Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney & Bill Roberts
Story/Screenplay: Otto Englander, Joe Grant & Dick Huemer
Based on: Dumbo, the Flying Elephant by Helen Aberson and Harold Pearl
5 Bambi August 13, 1942 (1942-08-13) Supervising Director: David Hand
Sequence Directors: James Algar, Samuel Armstrong, Graham Heid, Bill Roberts, Paul Satterfield & Norman Wright
Story/Screenplay: Chuck Couch, Carl Fallberg, Larry Morey, Perce Pearce, Mel Shaw, Vernon Stallings & Ralph Wright
Based on: Bambi, a Life in the Woods by Felix Salten
6 Saludos Amigos February 6, 1943 (1943-02-06) Norm Ferguson, Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Hamilton Luske & Bill Roberts Story/Screenplay: Homer Brightman, Joe Grant, Dick Huemer, Harold Reeves, Roy Williams & Ralph Wright
7 The Three Caballeros February 3, 1945 (1945-02-03) Supervising Director: Norm Ferguson
Sequence Directors: Clyde Geronimi, Jack Kinney, Bill Roberts & Harold Young
Story/Screenplay: James Bodrero, Homer Brightman, Del Connell, Billy Cottrell, Bill Peet, Elmer Plummer, Ted Sears, Ernest Terrazas, Roy Williams & Ralph Wright
8 Make Mine Music April 20, 1946 (1946-04-20) Clyde Geronimi, Jack Kinney, Hamilton Luske & Joshua Meador Story/Screenplay: James Bodrero, Homer Brightman, Erwin Graham, Eric Gurney, T. Hee, Sylvia Holland, Dick Huemer, Dick Kelsey, Dick Kinney, Jesse Marsh, Tom Oreb, Cap Palmer, Erdman Penner, Dick Shaw, John Walbridge & Roy Williams
Based on: Casey at the Bat by Ernest Thayer & Peter and the Wolf by Sergei Prokofiev
9 Fun and Fancy Free September 27, 1947 (1947-09-27) Jack Kinney, Hamilton Luske, William Morgan & Bill Roberts Story/Screenplay: Homer Brightman, Eldon Dedini, Lance Nolley, Tom Oreb, Harry Reeves & Ted Sears
Based on: Little Bear Bongo by Sinclair Lewis & Jack and the Beanstalk by Benjamin Tabart
10 Melody Time May 27, 1948 (1948-05-27) Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney & Hamilton Luske Story/Screenplay: Ken Anderson, Homer Brightman, Billy Cottrell, Winston Hibler, Jesse Marsh, Bob Moore, Erdman Penner, Harry Reeves, Joe Rinaldi, Ted Sears, Art Scott & John Walbridge
Based on: Johnny Appleseed, Little Toot by Hardie Gramatky, Trees by Joyce Kilmer & Pecos Bill
11 The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad October 5, 1949 (1949-10-05) James Algar, Clyde Geronimi & Jack Kinney Story/Screenplay: Homer Brightman, Winston Hibler, Erdman Penner, Harry Reeves, Joe Rinaldi & Ted Sears
Based on: The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame & The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving[3]
12 Cinderella February 15, 1950 (1950-02-15) Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson & Hamilton Luske Story/Screenplay: Ken Anderson, Homer Brightman, Winston Hibler, Bill Peet, Erdman Penner, Harry Reeves, Joe Rinaldi & Ted Sears
Based on: Cinderella by Charles Perrault
13 Alice in Wonderland July 28, 1951 (1951-07-28) Story/Screenplay: Milt Banta, Del Connell, Billy Cottrell, Joe Grant, Winston Hibler, Dick Huemer, Dick Kelsey, Tom Oreb, Bill Peet, Erdman Penner, Joe Rinaldi, Ted Sears & John Walbridge
Based on: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
14 Peter Pan February 5, 1953 (1953-02-05) Story/Screenplay: Milt Banta, Billy Cottrell, Winston Hibler, Bill Peet, Erdman Penner, Joe Rinaldi, Ted Sears & Ralph Wright
Based on: Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie
15 Lady and the Tramp June 22, 1955 (1955-06-22) Story/Screenplay: Don DaGradi, Erdman Penner, Joe Rinaldi & Ralph Wright
Based on: Happy Dan, the Cynical Dog by Ward Greene
16 Sleeping Beauty January 29, 1959 (1959-01-29) Supervising Director: Clyde Geronimi
Sequence Directors: Les Clark, Eric Larson & Wolfgang Reitherman
Story/Screenplay: Milt Banta, Winston Hibler, Bill Peet, Erdman Penner, Joe Rinaldi, Ted Sears & Ralph Wright
Based on: Sleeping Beauty by Charles Perrault & Little Briar Rose by Brothers Grimm
17 One Hundred and One Dalmatians January 25, 1961 (1961-01-25) Clyde Geronimi, Hamilton Luske & Wolfgang Reitherman Story/Screenplay: Bill Peet
Based on: The Hundred and One Dalmatians by Dodie Smith
18 The Sword in the Stone December 25, 1963 (1963-12-25) Wolfgang Reitherman Story/Screenplay: Bill Peet
Based on: The Sword in the Stone by T. H. White
19 The Jungle Book October 18, 1967 (1967-10-18) Story/Screenplay: Ken Anderson, Larry Clemmons, Vance Gerry & Ralph Wright
Inspired by: The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
20 The Aristocats December 24, 1970 (1970-12-24) Story/Screenplay: Ken Anderson, Larry Clemmons, Eric Cleworth, Vance Gerry, Julius Svendsen, Frank Thomas & Ralph Wright
Based on: The Secret Origin of The Aristocats by Tom McGowan & Tom Rowe
Winston Hibler & Reitherman
21 Robin Hood November 8, 1973 (1973-11-08) Story/Screenplay: Ken Anderson, Larry Clemmons, Eric Cleworth, Vance Gerry, Dave Michener, Julius Svendsen & Frank Thomas
Based on: Robin Hood
Reitherman
22 The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh March 11, 1977 (1977-03-11) John Lounsbery & Wolfgang Reitherman Story/Screenplay: Ken Anderson, X Atencio, Ted Berman, Larry Clemmons, Eric Cleworth, Vance Gerry, Winston Hibler, Julius Svendsen & Ralph Wright
Based on: Winnie-the-Pooh by A. A. Milne
Reitherman
23 The Rescuers June 22, 1977 (1977-06-22) John Lounsbery, Wolfgang Reitherman & Art Stevens Story/Screenplay: Ken Anderson, Ted Berman, Larry Clemmons, Vance Gerry, Fred Lucky, Burny Mattinson, David Michener, Dick Sebast & Frank Thomas
Based on: The Rescuers by Margery Sharp
Reitherman and Ron W. Miller
24 The Fox and the Hound July 10, 1981 (1981-07-10) Ted Berman, Richard Rich & Art Stevens Story/Screenplay: Berman, Larry Clemmons, Vance Gerry, Steve Hulett, Earl Kress, Burny Mattinson, David Michener & Peter Young
Based on: The Fox and the Hound by Daniel P. Mannix
Reitherman & Stevens
25 The Black Cauldron July 24, 1985 (1985-07-24) Ted Berman & Richard Rich Story/Screenplay: Berman, Vance Gerry, Joe Hale, David Jonas, Roy Morita, Rich, Art Stevens, Al Wilson & Peter Young
Based on: The Chronicles of Prydain by Lloyd Alexander
Hale
26 The Great Mouse Detective July 2, 1986 (1986-07-02) Ron Clements, Burny Mattinson, David Michener & John Musker Story/Screenplay: Clements, Vance Gerry, Steve Hulett, Mattinson, Michener, Bruce M. Morris, Musker, Matthew O'Callaghan, Melvin Shaw & Peter Young
Based on: Basil of Baker Street by Eve Titus
Mattinson
27 Oliver & Company November 18, 1988 (1988-11-18) George Scribner Story: Roger Allers, Chris Bailey, Michael Cedeno, Mike Gabriel, Vance Gerry, Leon Joosen, Kevin Lima, David Michener, Jim Mitchell, Joe Ranft, Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise & Peter Young
Screenplay: Jim Cox, Timothy J. Disney & James Mangold
Inspired by: Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
Kathleen Gavin
28 The Little Mermaid November 17, 1989 (1989-11-17) Ron Clements & John Musker Story/Screenplay: Clements & Musker
Based on: The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen
Howard Ashman & Musker
29 The Rescuers Down Under November 16, 1990 (1990-11-16) Hendel Butoy & Mike Gabriel Story: Joe Ranft
Screenplay: Jim Cox, Karey Kirkpatrick, Ranft & Byron Simpson
Thomas Schumacher
30 Beauty and the Beast November 22, 1991 (1991-11-22) Gary Trousdale & Kirk Wise Story: Roger Allers, Kelly Asbury, Brenda Chapman, Tom Ellery, Kevin Harkey, Robert Lence, Burny Mattinson, Brian Pimental, Joe Ranft, Chris Sanders & Bruce Woodside
Screenplay: Linda Woolverton
Based on: Beauty and the Beast by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont
Don Hahn
31 Aladdin November 25, 1992 (1992-11-25) Ron Clements & John Musker Story: Roger Allers, James Fujii, Francis Glebas, Ed Gombert, Kirk Hanson, Kevin Harkey, Daan Jippes, Larry Leker, Kevin Lima, Burny Mattinson, Sue C. Nichols, Brian Pimental, Rebecca Rees, Darrell Rooney, Chris Sanders, David S. Smith & Patrick A. Ventura
Screenplay: Clements, Ted Elliott, Musker & Terry Rossio
Based on: Aladdin
Clements & Musker
32 The Lion King June 24, 1994 (1994-06-24) Roger Allers & Rob Minkoff Story: Jim Capobianco, Brenda Chapman, Lorna Cook, Thom Enriquez, Andy Gaskill, Francis Glebas, Ed Gombert, Kevin Harkey, Barry Johnson, Mark Kausler, Jorgen Klubien, Larry Leker, Rick Maki, Burny Mattinson, Joe Ranft, Chris Sanders, Tom Sito & Gary Trousdale
Screenplay: Irene Mecchi, Jonathan Roberts & Linda Woolverton
Inspired by: Hamlet by William Shakespeare
Hahn
33 Pocahontas June 23, 1995 (1995-06-23) Mike Gabriel & Eric Goldberg Story: Chris Buck, Rob Gibbs, Francis Glebas, Ed Gombert, Joe Grant, Kaan Kalyon, Glen Keane, Todd Kurosawa, Duncan Marjoribanks, Burny Mattinson, Bruce Morris, Tom Sito & Ralph Zondag
Screenplay: Carl Binder, Susannah Grant & Philip LaZebnik
Inspired by: Pocahontas
James Pentecost
34 The Hunchback of Notre Dame June 21, 1996 (1996-06-21) Gary Trousdale & Kirk Wise Story: Christine Blum, Geefwee Boedoe, Gaftan, Paul Brizzi, Jim Capobianco, Brenda Chapman, Will Finn, James Funi, Francis Glebas, Edward Gombert, Kirk Hanson, Kevin Harkey, Burny Mattinson, Tab Murphy, Sue C. Nichols, Floyd Norman, Denis Rich, John Sanford, Jeff Snow & Kelly Wightman
Screenplay: Irene Mecchi, Murphy, Jonathan Roberts, Bob Tzudiker & Noni White
Based on: Notre Dame de Paris by Victor Hugo
Hahn
35 Hercules June 27, 1997 (1997-06-27) Ron Clements & John Musker Story: Randy Cartwright, Don Dougherty, Thom Enriquez, Vance Gerry, Francis Glebas, Kirk Hanson, Barry Johnson, Kaan Kalyon, Mark Kennedy, Tamara Lusher, Bruce Morris, John Ramirez, Jeff Snow & Kelly Wightman
Screenplay: Clements, Donald McEnery, Irene Mecchi, Musker & Bob Shaw
Based on: Hercules
Clements, Alice Dewey & Musker
36 Mulan June 19, 1998 (1998-06-19) Tony Bancroft & Barry Cook Story: Julius Aguimatang, Lorna Cook, Dean DeBlois, Thom Enriquez, Ed Gombert, Joe Grant, Tim Hodge, Barry Johnson, Burny Mattinson, Floyd Norman, Chris Sanders, John Sanford & Chris Williams
Screenplay: Eugenia Bostwick-Singer, Rita Hsiao, Philip LaZebnik, Sanders & Raymond Singer
Based on: Hua Mulan
Pam Coats
37 Tarzan June 18, 1999 (1999-06-18) Chris Buck & Kevin Lima Story: Stephen J. Anderson, Gaëtan, Paul Brizzi, Don Dougherty, Ed Gombert, Don Hall, Kevin Harkey, Randy Haycock, Carole Holliday, Glen Keane, Mark Kennedy, Burny Mattinson, Frank Nissen, John Norton, Brian Pimental, John Ramirez, Jeff Snow, Michael Surrey, Chris Ure, Mark Walton, Stevie Wermers & Kelly Wightman
Screenplay: Tab Murphy, Bob Tzudiker & Noni White
Based on: Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs
Bonnie Arnold
38 Fantasia 2000 January 1, 2000 (2000-01-01) James Algar, Gaëtan, Paul Brizzi, Hendel Butoy, Francis Glebas, Eric Goldberg, Don Hahn & Pixote Hunt Based on: The Steadfast Tin Soldier by Hans Christian Andersen Donald W. Ernst
39 Dinosaur May 19, 2000 (2000-05-19) Eric Leighton & Ralph Zondag Story: Thom Enriquez, John Harrison, Robert Nelson Jacobs & Zondag
Screenplay: Harrison & Jacobs
Pam Marsden
40 The Emperor's New Groove December 15, 2000 (2000-12-15) Mark Dindal Story: Dindal & Chris Williams
Screenplay: David Reynolds
Randy Fullmer
41 Atlantis: The Lost Empire June 15, 2001 (2001-06-15) Gary Trousdale & Kirk Wise Story: Tab Murphy, Trousdale, Joss Whedon, Wise, Bryce & Jackie Zabel
Screenplay: Murphy
Based on: Atlantis
Hahn
42 Lilo & Stitch June 21, 2002 (2002-06-21) Dean DeBlois & Chris Sanders Story/Screenplay: DeBlois & Sanders
Based on: an unpublished children's book by Sanders
Clark Spencer
43 Treasure Planet November 27, 2002 (2002-11-27) Ron Clements & John Musker Story: Clements, Ted Elliott, Musker & Terry Rossio
Screenplay: Clements, Rob Edwards & Musker
Based on: Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
Clements, Roy Conli & Musker
44 Brother Bear November 1, 2003 (2003-11-01) Aaron Blaise & Robert Walker Story: Kevin Deters, Thom Enriquez, Kevin Harkey, Broose Johnson, John Norton & John Puglisi, Stevie Wermers & Woody Woodman
Screenplay: Steve Bencich, Lorne Cameron, Ron J. Friedman, David Hoselton & Tab Murphy
Igor Khait & Chuck Williams
45 Home on the Range April 2, 2004 (2004-04-02) Will Finn & John Sanford Story: Finn, Mark Kennedy, Michael LaBash, Robert Lence, Sam Levine & Sanford
Screenplay: Finn & Sanford
Dewey
46 Chicken Little November 4, 2005 (2005-11-04) Mark Dindal Story: Dindal & Mark Kennedy
Screenplay: Ron Anderson, Steve Bencich & Ron J. Friedman
Inspired by: Henny Penny
Randy Fullmer
47 Meet the Robinsons March 30, 2007 (2007-03-30) Stephen J. Anderson Screenplay: Anderson, Jon A. Bernstein, Nathan Greno, Hall, Joe Mateo, Aurian Redson & Michelle Spritz
Based on: A Day with Wilbur Robinson by William Joyce
Dorothy McKim
48 Bolt November 21, 2008 (2008-11-21) Byron Howard & Chris Williams Screenplay: Dan Fogelman & Williams Spencer
49 The Princess and the Frog December 11, 2009 (2009-12-11) Ron Clements & John Musker Story: Clements, Greg Erb, Musker & Jason Oremland
Screenplay: Clements, Rob Edwards & Musker
Inspired by: The Frog Princess by E. D. Baker
Peter Del Vecho
50 Tangled November 24, 2010 (2010-11-24) Nathan Greno & Byron Howard Screenplay: Dan Fogelman
Based on: Rapunzel by Brothers Grimm
Roy Conli
51 Winnie the Pooh July 15, 2011 (2011-07-15) Stephen J. Anderson & Don Hall Story/Screenplay: Anderson, Clio Chiang, Don Dougherty, Hall, Kendelle Hoyer, Brian Kesinger, Nicole Mitchell & Jeremy Spears
Based on: Winnie-the-Pooh by A. A. Milne
Del Vecho & Spencer
52 Wreck-It Ralph November 2, 2012 (2012-11-02) Rich Moore Story: Phil Johnston, Moore & Jim Reardon
Screenplay: Johnston & Jennifer Lee
Spencer
53 Frozen November 27, 2013 (2013-11-27) Chris Buck & Jennifer Lee Story: Buck, Lee & Shane Morris
Screenplay: Lee
Inspired by: The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen
Del Vecho
54 Big Hero 6 November 7, 2014 (2014-11-07) Don Hall & Chris Williams Screenplay: Robert L. Baird, Dan Gerson & Jordan Roberts
Based on: Big Hero 6 by Man of Action
Conli & Kristina Reed
55 Zootopia March 4, 2016 (2016-03-04) Byron Howard & Rich Moore Story: Jared Bush, Phil Johnston, Howard, Jennifer Lee, Moore, Jim Reardon & Josie Trinidad
Screenplay: Bush & Johnston
Spencer
56 Moana November 23, 2016 (2016-11-23) Ron Clements & John Musker Story: Clements, Don Hall, Aaron, Jordan Kandell, Musker, Pamela Ribon & Chris Williams
Screenplay: Jared Bush
Inspired by: Māui
Osnat Shurer
57 Ralph Breaks the Internet November 21, 2018 (2018-11-21) Phil Johnston & Rich Moore Story: Johnston, Moore, Jim Reardon, Pamela Ribon & Josie Trinidad
Screenplay: Johnston & Ribon
Spencer
58 Frozen II November 22, 2019 (2019-11-22) Chris Buck & Jennifer Lee Story: Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Buck, Lee, Robert Lopez & Marc E. Smith
Screenplay: Lee
Inspired by: The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen
Del Vecho
59 Raya and the Last Dragon March 5, 2021 (2021-03-05) Don Hall & Carlos López Estrada Story: Paul Briggs, Hall, Adele Lim, López Estrada, Kiel Murray, Qui Nguyen, John Ripa & Dean Wellins
Screenplay: Lim & Nguyen
Del Vecho & Shurer

Upcoming films

# Film Release date Director(s) Writers Producer(s)
60 Encanto November 24, 2021 (2021-11-24)[4][5][6][7] Byron Howard & Jared Bush Screenplay: Bush & Charise Castro Smith Spencer
61 TBA November 23, 2022 (2022-11-23)[8] TBA TBA TBA
62 TBA November 22, 2023 (2023-11-22)[8] TBA TBA TBA

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