DIX project - Collecting and indexing sources from the Disney universe

The Disney resource index (DIX) contains references to and excerpts from documents, articles, lectures, interviews etc. with relations to the Disney realm. Resources from the DIX database may be filtered by various parameters like persons roles (e.g. imagineer or animator), specific persons (eg. Marc Davis or Tony Baxter) or keywords (eg. Big Thunder Mountain Railroad or Disneyland Paris).

Newest entry

Disney History Institute Podcast 2018-05-25
An Unusual History of Audio-Animatronics

An Unusual History of Audio-Animatronics

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Starburst Magazine 1983-10
An Interview With  Jack Clayton

An Interview With Jack Clayton

Starburst talks to the director of the forthcoming movie based on Ray Bradbury's famous novel something wicked this way comes.

Jack Clayton (interviewee)

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Hollywood U.S.A. 1949-06
Paula Stone interviews Walt Disney

Paula Stone interviews Walt Disney

Walt Disney (interviewee)

Entry of the day

The Tiara Talk Show 2018-05-18
15th Anniversary of “CINÉMAGIQUE”

15th Anniversary of “CINÉMAGIQUE”

Interview with the Creative Team

Thomas Ackerman (interviewee)
Ellen Raphael (interviewee)
Jerry Rees (interviewee)

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How to search DIX

All DIX contents are accessible via the 'Resource database' menu and it's sub-menus.
Search database
Search resource items using various filters like person, keywords, etc.
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Persons
List of persons with matching items in the DIX database.
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Sources
List of sources for DIX contents with links and descriptions.
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Disney lectures

Lectures
In 1936 shortly after he received Walt Disney's famous letter discussing plans for an internal artists training program Don Graham started his lectures at the Walt Disney Studios. Transcripts of these lectures are treasures for animators and everyone trying to understand the animation process.
Several lectures were made public by collectors and are referenced by DIX.

Walt's People

Walt's People
We are proud to be able to provide the first complete and public list of all interviews and articles contained in the great book series Walt's People.
Walt's People
Authoritative but accessible, the Walt's People series is the world's best-known, most widely used multi-volume resource about Disney history.

Statistics

Persons 965
Person roles 51
Sources 428
Audio 909
Video 122
Text 2317
Total entries 3473