Interactive, Indoor, Character Experiences, Discovery
Guests may remain in their wheelchair or Electric Convenience Vehicle to experience this attraction.
Video Captioning is available in the courtyard and lobby area only.
Wheelchair Access: Inside the theater, refer to the wheelchair symbol imbedded in the flooring for viewing areas designated for Guests using wheelchairs and Electric Convenience Vehicles (ECVs) or ask a Cast Member for assistance.
Discover how Disney characters are brought to life during a hands-on presentation with a Disney artist.
The Secrets of Drawing
Enjoy a unique opportunity to draw your very own Disney character sketch. Read More
Enjoy a unique opportunity to draw your very own Disney character sketch. Fun for all ages and experience levels, Animation Academy invites you to receive step-by-step instruction with others on how to illustrate some of your favorite Disney characters under the guidance of a Disney artist.
Learn some basic tricks and techniques to give your drawing a professional pedigree and when the show is over, take home your work as a souvenir!
No Reservations Required
Drawing classes occur every 30 minutes. To participate, simply show up at the Disney Animation Building where you can join in the fun once space is available.
The Disney Animation Building
Animation Academy is just one of several exhibits at this Hollywood Land destination showcasing how Disney movies are made. Read More
Animation Academy is just one of several exhibits at this Hollywood Land destination showcasing how Disney movies are made. Other experiences at the Disney Animation building include:
The Animation Courtyard Still images, video clips and music illustrate the creative process—from pencil to pixel—at this gallery in the main lobby.
Sorcerer’s Workshop Create simple animation in the Magic Mirror Realm, uncover your “inner Disney self” in The Beast’s Library, and lend your voice to a classic Disney character in Ursula’s Grotto.
Turtle Talk with Crush Step up to the “hydrophone” for a live chat with Crush, the totally tubular turtle from Finding Nemo—and meet his new pals from Finding Dory!
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