Walt Disney Animation Studios (formerly Walt Disney Feature Animation) is an American animation studio of Walt Disney Pictures headquartered in Burbank, California. The studio, founded in 1923 as the Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio by brothers Walt and Roy Disney, is the oldest subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company. It is responsible for creating the company's well-known animated feature and short films.
Walt Disney Animation Studios announced that 29 of the 35 motion pictures from the Walt Disney Classics canon (with the exception of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Robin Hood, The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, Pete's Dragon, The Fox & The Hound, and Oliver & Company) as well as the franchise of "Classic Disney Cartoon Shorts and Comic Books", are each getting one entirely-animated motion picture spin-off, and'll have filming to begin with approx. 6 motion pictures per year for 5 years, starting in 2013.