Mitja Rabar: the Italian animator who works on Disney’s Oscar-winning movies

Jan 31, 2019 449


“The animator is an artist who could have been an actor but, being very shy, decided to work behind the scenes.” Says Mitja Rabar, the 40 years old Italian animator, whose shyness was balanced out by a great artistic talent and a passion for drawing and animation. 

I meet Mitja,  who is from Trieste and currently the only Italian animator working for Disney Animation Studios, at the Burbank studios, the place he has been calling home for seven years. Here, after walking under the enormous Sorcerer's Hat that stands fiercely over the main entrance, he  gives me a tour inside this temple of animation during our interview.

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