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

WEDway Radio 2020-02-21
Imagineering Disney: Designing Batuu

Imagineering Disney: Designing Batuu

Jeffrey Shaver-Moskowitz (interviewee)

Last added

University of Cambridge 2017-06-20
Alvy Ray Smith interview

Alvy Ray Smith interview

Alvy Ray Smith (interviewee)
Ed Catmull (reference)
Steve Jobs (reference)
John Lasseter (reference)
George Lucas (reference)

Featured entry

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

Paula Stone interviews Walt Disney

Walt Disney (interviewee)

Entry of the day

Disney History Institute Podcast 2019-12-09
Disneyland's First Christmas

Disneyland's First Christmas

DHI Seasonal 4

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.
List of persons with matching items in the DIX database.
List of sources for DIX contents with links and descriptions.

Disney 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.

Our newest feature is a full-text search in the contents of all published volumes of Walt's People: full-text search.


Persons 1181
Person roles 52
Sources 529
Audio 1215
Video 144
Text 2758
Total entries 4381