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 2022-01-24
Becoming the Sherman Brothers

Becoming the Sherman Brothers

Part 1

Walt Disney (subject)
Richard Sherman (subject)
Robert Sherman (subject)

Last added

Cinefantastique 1990-07
Dick Tracy - Special Visual Effects

Dick Tracy - Special Visual Effects

Matte painter Harrison Ellenshaw on devising the optical tricks necessary to realize Beatty's Tracy Town on the screen.

Harrison Ellenshaw (subject)
Tom Gilleon (reference)
Michael Lloyd (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

Imagi-Movies 1994, Fall
The Disney Villains - Best Friends

The Disney Villains - Best Friends

Pets, not sidekicks, earn their masters' affection

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.

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

Statistics

Persons 1471
Person roles 55
Sources 727
Audio 1633
Video 190
Text 3672
Total entries 5873