Article from The International Herald Tribune, 09/19/2005

Bottom line drove Disney animators to swap pencils for computers

On April 4, 2003, Glen Keane, one of the most respected animators at Walt Disney, summoned about 50 of his colleagues to a conference room on the lot here to discuss the war brewing at the studio.

Disney's animators had settled into two opposing camps: those who were skilled in computer animation and those who refused to give up their pencils.