The Making of Disney's “Beauty and the Beast”

Posted on Tue., Oct. 10, 2023

Exhibition curator Wolf Burchard from New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art in conversation with producer Don Hahn, animator Glen Keane, and art director Brian McEntee.

In celebration of the exhibition “Inspiring Walt Disney: The Animation of French Decorative Arts,” exhibition curator Wolf Burchard, Associate Curator, European Sculpture and Decorative Arts at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, leads an illuminating conversation about the creation of the animated film Beauty and the Beast (1991) and the diverse sources of inspiration that informed its design, aesthetic, and screenplay.

Featured speakers:

  • Don Hahn, Producer, Disney's Beauty and the Beast
  • Glen Keane, Animation Director, Glen Keane Productions
  • Brian McEntee, Art Director, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

This program was recorded on March 6, 2023.