Best known for creating Mickey Mouse, Walt Disney is one of the th century s most honored and important icons of animation After producing animated shorts and launching his own animation studio, Disney introduced Mickey Mouse to the world in , and released the first American animated feature film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, inDuring his career, Disney worked as an animator, director, producer, and screenwriter and expanded his business to include the world famous theme parks Disneyland in California and Disney World in Florida Nominated forAcademy Awards, he produced many cartoons and feature films considered classics today, including Bambi,Cinderella,Peter Pan,Pinocchio, and Sleeping Beauty His artistic and technological innovations include developing the first sound cartoon and pioneering animation techniques such as personality animation, three strip Technicolor, and multiplane animation Walt Disney The Mouse That Roared delves into this man s colorful life, explaining the inspiration for his classic creations and revolutionary animation techniques