Once upon a dream — An interview with Disney animator Kira Lehtomaki

“I was three years old when I saw Sleeping Beauty,” Disney animator Kira Lehtomaki says, “When Briar Rose was dancing and singing in the forest with the animals, I said, I want to do that!” Lehtomaki certainly isn’t the first child to watch a Disney movie and find enchantment, but she is one of the few who stuck with it and found a way to turn that dream into a reality. “By the time I got to kindergarten, I remember — I still have the paper actually, because I’m a hoarder and I keep everything — they had a little worksheet [that … Continue reading Once upon a dream — An interview with Disney animator Kira Lehtomaki