With the inevitable passing of all the Nine Old Men, there are now only a few remaining Disney artists that can say they worked directly with Walt Disney on any his animated classics. So, it’s always a very special experience to be able to talk with one of them.

Following the release of Sleeping Beauty on Platinum Edition DVD and Blu-ray, we were privileged to join a roundtable discussion organized by Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment to talk with Disney Legend Burny Mattinson about his collaboration with Marc Davis on Maleficent, the film’s iconic villainess. […]