ComingSoon is debuting an exclusive Pencils vs Pixels clip from the upcoming documentary about the evolution of animation. The film is out on digital today and is available through video-on-demand platforms.
“Pencils Vs Pixels is a celebration of the unique magic of 2D hand-drawn animation and an exploration of how the Disney Renaissance of the late 1980s and early 1990s led to an animation boom that was quickly upended by the computer animation revolution that followed,” reads the movie’s official synopsis. “Narrated by Ming-Na Wen, Pencils Vs Pixels features many of the legendary artists who brought these now-classic films to life as they guide us through the last few decades of animation and into the future that’s yet to come.”
Who directed Pencils vs Pixels?
Pencils vs Pixels was directed by Bay Dariz and Phil Earnest and written by Dariz. It is narrated by Mulan star Ming-Na Wen, produced by Tom Bancroft and Dariz, and edited by Mike Hugo. The documentary was executive produced by Shannon Houchins, Noor Ahmed, and Christopher Joe.