HIFF Award Winner: “Waking Sleeping Beauty”

Category: Hamptons Film Festival , Only In The Hamptons
“Waking Sleeping Beauty”
2009 Hamptons Film Fest Audience Award Winner for Best Documentary
Directed by: Don Hahn
2009 | 86 min | Feature Documentary

Cast & Credits
Writer: Patrick Pacheco
Producers: Peter Schneider, Don Hahn
Editor: Ellen Keneshea
Music: Chris Bacon
Cast: Roy Disney, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Glen Keane, Howard Ashman

By the mid-1980s, the once mighty Disney Animation Studios was in a slump. Despite a flock of eager and talented young animators, innovation at the studio was held at bay by an old guard of conservative original-era executives. By the end of 1990s, however, Disney had produced a string of bona fide hits from Who Framed Roger Rabbit? to The Lion King. What can account for this turnaround? Director Don Hahn's juicy behind-the-scenes tell-all of this transitional period is an encyclopedia of first-hand footage, drawings, and interviews detailing all the in-fights and ego-trips, unequivocal failures and soaring successes, tragic lows and elating highs of the Disney renaissance.



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