Introducing the Collaborative Art of Peter and Harrison Ellenshaw.
As a visual effects designer and filmmaker, Harrison Ellenshaw's
work can be seen in such films as STAR WARS, TRON, THE EMPIRE STRIKES
BACK, CAPTAIN EO, DICK TRACY, and many others. He has also had a
successful career as an artist with one-man shows of his paintings in
London, New York, and San Francisco.
Peter Ellenshaw has received five Academy Award nominations, winning
the Oscarï¿½ for his stunning recreation of Edwardian London in the
Walt Disney's classic, Mary Poppins. Throughout the years, Ellenshaw
has sought to capture the drama and emotions of many different scenes.
His work is represented in both public and private collections
worldwide. He has received numerous honors and retrospectives including
those by the American Film Institute, the Museum of Modern Art in New
York, the Film Institute of Chicago, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts
and Sciences, the R.W. Norton Art Museum in Shreveport, Louisiana and
has been bestowed the illustrious title of "Disney Legend."
In their first creative collaboration since Disney's, "The Black
Hole" (1979), Peter & Harrison Ellenshaw came together to create
"We can Fly". Their first in a series of collaborative works celebrated
the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney's, "Peter Pan".
Their second piece was "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea," which
according to Harrison, "was my introduction to Hollywood, at least to
the Disney style of epic movie making. This was an exciting time,
seeing my father involved in one of Walt Disney's most successful live