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Episode 34: Producer/Director/Author Don Hahn Part 2

The Hyperion Hub

In the second half of our two part series with Producer Don Hahn, he shares his creative process and has some great advice. Also, we’re excited the original Muppet Show is coming to Disney+!  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.

20mins

27 Jan 2021

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Episode 33: Producer/Director/Author Don Hahn Part 1

The Hyperion Hub

Producer/director/author Don Hahn joins us on The Hyperion Hub.  Don produced such Disney classics as The Lion King and Beauty and the Beast.  He witnessed Disney’s Renaissance from the late 1980s to the late ‘90s which was inspiration for him to create the award winning documentary Waking Sleeping Beauty.  Don shares those stories and more in the first of a two part conversation.  We'd love to hear from you.  You can email or send us a recorded audio message at podcast@thehyperionhub.com.  Find us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter @HubHyperion.  The Hyperion Hub is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries.

41mins

20 Jan 2021

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Legendary Disney Producer/Director Don Hahn

Quarantine Creatives with Heath Racela

Don Hahn was the producer behind classic Disney films like Beauty and the Beast and The Lion King, has authored several books, and has produced and directed many documentaries.  His latest film Howard looks at the life of lyricist Howard Ashman.  Don joins Heath to discuss some of the creative choices he made in Howard, working on classic Disney movies, and what he thinks drives creative people.

51mins

14 Jan 2021

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Don Hahn on Jazz Inspired

Judy Carmichael's Jazz Inspired

Judy Carmichael interviews Don Hahn

59mins

14 Nov 2020

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THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS with Don Hahn

That Halloween Podcast

Halloween fans shriek! We wrap up season one of "That Halloween Podcast" discussing a movie that has become synonymous with not only Halloween, but also the upcoming holiday season. Disney producer Don Hahn returns to the show to chat about all of the Halloween feels and joy we get from "The Nightmare Before Christmas." Plus, we discuss traditions, play a game and more. Hear Don Hahn on Dizney Coast to Coast. Claim your FREE Halloween gifts. Get "The Nightmare Before Christmas" with our affiliate link and support the show at no extra cost to you. Visit the official show site and write the show at Contact@DePodcastNetwork.com. Find host Jeff DePaoli, on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook as @JeffDePaoli. Listen to the Dizney Coast to Coast Halloween playlist. Thanks to show sponsors Fright-Rags (use code HALLOWEENPODCAST10 at checkout to save) and Midsummer Scream. “That Halloween Podcast” is part of The DePodcast Network. Love the show? Leave a tip.

23mins

31 Oct 2020

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Legendary Disney Producer Don Hahn Discusses his Documentary ‘Howard’

FanboyNation

Disney’s legendary producer, Don Hahn (Beauty and the Beast, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, The Hunchback of Notre Dame), takes his seat in the director’s chair for the self-funded documentary, Howard,  sharing the untold story of Howard Ashman, the brilliant lyricist behind Disney classics like Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid and creator of musicals including Little Shop of Horrors. This documentary features never-before-seen archival footage, personal films and photographs, as well as interviews with Howard’s friends and family, the film is an intimate look at the Disney Legend’s life, his creative drive, and the process behind the music. Spanning his childhood in Baltimore, to his formative years in New York, and his untimely death due to AIDS, Howard goes in-depth to explore his journey to become the lyricist behind some of the most beloved and well-known classic family films in the world. We caught up with Hahn and revealed some of the Disney Magic that it took in producing this film. This is a wonderful tribute to Howard Ashman, who with the blessing of his sister, allowed Hahn to produce and direct this film about a man who reminds us that we will never have another friend like him. Hahn revealed that his composing partner, fellow Disney Legend Alan Menken composed the documentary as a tribute to his late friend. We also discussed how through Howard Ashman, the Jodi Benson the incredible voice behind Ariel in The Little Mermaid was discovered as they worked together in the New York theatre scene. Don Hahn has a way of plucking every emotional string in the human body with his past works and with Howard. Thanks to him, we are reminded just how significant music is to hour lives and through Hahn, we know that we will never have a friend like Howard Ashman again, even if we didn’t know him personally. Howard, had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival, is now streaming on Disney+.

24mins

20 Oct 2020

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IT'S THE GREAT PUMPKIN, CHARLIE BROWN with Don Hahn

That Halloween Podcast

Halloween fans shriek! Don Hahn, legendary producer of films like "Frankenweenie," "Maleficent" and "The Haunted Mansion," visits the first episode of "That Halloween Podcast" to discuss the seasonal favorite, "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown." Listen as he shares his thoughts on this special along with some of his favorite Halloween traditions. Hear Don Hahn discuss the following on Dizney Coast to Coast.  "Howard" documentary, "Beauty and the Beast" (2017), Animation Career, American Experience: Walt Disney Claim your FREE Halloween gifts. Get "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" with our affiliate link and support the show at no extra cost to you. Visit the official show site and write the show at Contact@DePodcastNetwork.com. Find host Jeff DePaoli, on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook as @JeffDePaoli. Listen to the Dizney Coast to Coast Halloween playlist. Thanks to show sponsors Fright-Rags (use code HALLOWEENPODCAST10 at checkout to save) and Midsummer Scream. “That Halloween Podcast” is part of The DePodcast Network. Love the show? Leave a tip.

23mins

1 Oct 2020

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BEAUTY AND THE BEAST featuring an introduction by Don Hahn - DMH Classic

Disney Movie Hour

This week we review 1991's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST featuring an introduction by Don Hahn and compare it to the stage musical while also diving into the production history then wrap up by asking our 3 questions. What is the moral? What is the iconic shot? Does the film hold up? Lots to do! Let's go! It's showtime!

1hr 43mins

4 Sep 2020

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Interview with "Howard" Director Don Hahn

The DIS Unplugged - A Weekly Roundtable Discussion About All Things Disney World

09/04/20 - In this episode, Michael and Craig are joined by Don Hahn to discuss his latest documentary "Howard" about the life of Howard Ashman - the lyricist behind The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, plus so much more!

1hr 11mins

4 Sep 2020

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Discussion with Disney Producer Don Hahn - DMH Classic

Disney Movie Hour

The legendary producer behind such films as Beauty and the Beast and Aladdin, Don Hahn, is our very special guest this week. His knowledge and talent for storytelling is a pleasure to behold and this may be the show's finest hour. Enjoy!

1hr 2mins

4 Sep 2020

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