Animation Academy

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Animation Academy
Animation Academy.jpg
Disney Animation building at Disney California Adventure in 2008.
Disney's Hollywood Studios
Area Animation Courtyard
Status Operating
Opening date May 1, 1989
Disney Quest
Status Operating
Opening date June 9, 1998
Disney California Adventure
Area Hollywood Land
Status Operating
Opening date February 8, 2001
Walt Disney Studios Park
Area Animation Courtyard
Status Operating
Opening date March 16, 2002
Hong Kong Disneyland Park
Area Main Street, U.S.A.
Status Operating
Opening date July 14, 2007
General statistics
Attraction type Drawing

Animation Academy is an attraction at the Disney's Hollywood Studios, Disney California Adventure, Walt Disney Studios Park and DisneyQuest. And is also one of the latest attractions of Hong Kong Disneyland.

The attraction was opened with DisneyQuest on its opening in 1998. It was also recently added to Disney's Hollywood Studios and Disney's California Adventure. It can be found within Art of Disney Animation at Walt Disney Studios Park in Disneyland Paris. The attraction opened in Hong Kong Disneyland on July 14, 2007, where it is located next to the Opera House in Main Street, USA.

The attraction itself is a drawing session with a Disney animator who teaches guests to draw a Disney character. Guests may take their own artwork home after the drawing session.

Beginning January 7, 2015, the Animation Academy at Disney California Adventure is giving exclusive lessons on how to draw either Olaf or Marshmallow from Disney's Frozen, as part of the park's "Frozen Fun" event scheduled to run through May 15, 2015.[1]


  1. ^ Slater, Shawn (December 5, 2014). "New ‘Frozen Fun’ Opens at Disneyland Resort January 7". DisneyParks Blog. Retrieved January 12, 2015. 

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