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Found an article here expressing that the film could, somehow, be a big deal for the fandom. My question is: is it that important? Doesn't the film deserve to be recognized as a furry genre film? For myself, I find it could be a great reference, an approach of the fandom that also draw the distinction between furry and funny animals (cf. Chicken Little). Want to know what you think ;-) --Ya0i world

Well, sure, that's why we have an article on it. If it weren't important to furry we'd just change links to direct readers to Wikipedia:Zootopia. :-)
However, because it does have a Wikipedia article, this article should focus on matters specific to furry fandom in relation to the movie. There is no need to repeat content that will be available at Wikipedia, beyond the minimum provided for context. We should cover fan-art and fan projects, fan sites or multiplayer roleplaying worlds which relate to the movie, etc. - especially if those things are "interesting" to furries, but would not meet the conditions to be included in the Wikipedia article. --GreenReaper(talk) 16:47, 19 February 2016 (EST)
It's also not really the place of WikiFur's editors to deliver a direct opinion on whether the movie is "definitive of the furry genre" or something along those lines. That's the job of third-party reviewers like Fred Patten who give their considered opinions on news and feature sites such as Flayrah, which we might then quote and reference here. Such recognition can come after the movie is released. --GreenReaper(talk) 16:52, 19 February 2016 (EST)
Oki, I'm just want to play too fast x3 I should think sometimes... So all that's derivated from the movie and belong to the furry genre, but not the film itself for the moment! --Ya0i world
That should be our focus, yes. WikiFur's main job is to cover furry fandom. It's better to direct readers (and editors) to Wikipedia to read/write about the information about Zootopia which Wikipedia does cover, because the end result will be two better articles that do not contain repeated information. We do not want to waste anyone's time on reading or writing an article about the same thing. (Incidentally, you can sign your name and the date in discussions with: ~~~~ - there is more at Help:Editing.) --GreenReaper(talk) 17:35, 19 February 2016 (EST)
Agreed, I understand! (knew for the ~sign thing but I didn't have any on my EN account x3) Ya0i wolrd (talk) 17:44, 19 February 2016 (EST)

Importance in fandom history[edit]

Am I alone in thinking that this film may be as important to the furry fandom as Robin Hood and The Lion King were? So perhaps this article will eventually be as large as those articles. Dogman15 (talk) 02:48, 5 March 2016 (EST)

I'm inclined to agree with this, especially after viewing the comments on this pic by Kenket. Tai 1 (talk) 10:14, 5 March 2016 (EST)

It certainly feels this way, but we won't see the total impact until perhaps after a few years. We'll edit the articles as that happens. --Kakurady (talk) 18:44, 5 March 2016 (EST)
This. Remember Avatar? For a while it was all furries could talk about. Sure, this is cool too, and I'm there'll probably be long-term fans for years to come, but its true impact can only be measured in time. --GreenReaper(talk) 19:00, 5 March 2016 (EST)
I think we're all really excited by the film because it's quite a 'global' idea of the fandom - a world with anthromorph + clever animals with no humans - so maybe a lot of fans can identity themselves to the little guys in the movie. Maybe it's like a fursona, at least in the idea (in less personnal). Personnaly i haven't ssen the movie yet but i feel kinda thanksful (without being sure that's justified), i'm just happy that there's a film that approach what i believe in and what i love, above all! So, when you see the films that Dogman15 quoted, you can notice that they're of the same gender - there is humans in Avatar, and it's more SF (not denying it's good, and i wasn't here to talk of furry interest -, it appears it could be a sort of pure, childish but also serious (the cute rabbit is a cop, there is action, suspens...) vision. SO i made my quick essai (:D) and i bet (or i hope, more) that this article will be huge, if the film is good like a large amount of the Disney's, it's all that it deserves. Ya0i wolrd (talk) 13:05, 8 March 2016 (EST)

Need furries' response to Zootopia[edit]

I have the impression that furries have largely been enthusiastic about Zootopia, but I don't see the article giving the same impression. So I think there's need for expansion on furries' response to Zootopia, for example: more description of the meetups, meetup photos, fan art, and reviews. --Kakurady (talk) 10:33, 11 March 2016 (EST)

Also, furries have been interacting with the filmmakers on Twitter (possibly other places too). That would be another part of "furries' response to Zootopia". It also leads to the question of "whether the makers were showing tacit awareness of furry fandom". --Kakurady (talk) 10:37, 11 March 2016 (EST)
Since nobody seems to be adding anything about there, I might be going to ask people around whether they've seen the filmmakers interact with furries and how much. --Kakurady (talk) 18:07, 19 March 2016 (EDT)