October 10, 2005 – The Animation Academy Opens in Disney California Adventure
“Discover how Disney characters are brought to life during a hands-on presentation with a Disney artist.”
On October 10, 2005, the Animation Academy opened in Disney California Adventure. This was the fourth version of this instructor-led animation school, with the first version having opened in Walt Disney World’s DisneyQuest in 1998. Guests can come in and learn from professional Disney animators on how to draw a variety of Disney characters. Animation Academy is located in the Disney Animation Building, where guests can learn more about the process of animation.