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Iwerks

Simex-Iwerks (formerly Iwerks Entertainment) was founded in 1985 in Burbank, California, by Oscar winner and Disney Legend Don Iwerks and Stan Kinsey, two former Disney Executives. The company was named to honor Don's father, Ub Iwerks, who was Walt Disney's first business partner and creator of Mickey Mouse.

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Les Clark - Animation
... Ub Iwerks animated Steamboat Willie at his usual breakneck speed (it was completed in two months), Clark assisted by in-betweening drawings, and Wilfred Jackson animated a brief scene of Minnie Mouse ... and versatility as a personality animator developed way beyond what Ub Iwerks was capable of but echoes of the magical, cartoony Iwerks always remained in Clark's ...
Leslie Iwerks - Biography
... Iwerks graduated from the University of Southern California ... Walt Disney Pictures released her first feature documentary, The Hand Behind the Mouse The Ub Iwerks Story, chronicling the life of her grandfather, Ub Iwerks ... In 2000, Iwerks began working on numerous ethnographic documentaries in Guatemala which culminated in the film Recycled Life (2006), which was nominated for an Academy Award in the ...
ED209 - Theme Park Ride
... SimEx-iWerks (formerly iWerks Entertainment) opened RoboCop The Ride around the world at its various iWerks Motion Simulator Theaters, amusement parks, and casinos ... not as impressive or technical-savvy as other iWerks attractions at the time, due to the enduring popularity of the character the ride was very popular amongst children and ... The ride was removed from the iWerks theaters in the North American market in 1998 ...
Leslie Iwerks
... Leslie Iwerks is an American director, producer, and writer ... She is also daughter of Disney Legend Don Iwerks and granddaughter of Ub Iwerks, the animator and co-creator of Mickey Mouse and Oswald the Lucky Rabbit ...
Iwerks - Film Library
... Iwerks has a film library of over 130 films including A Turtle's Adventure (aka "TurtleTrek") (2006) Across The Sea of Time (1995) Aliens Ride at the Speed of Fright Alien Adventure (and in separate ...