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PGA New Media Council and the Producer’s Guild will hold the latest in their entertaining and informative series of panel discussions on Thusday, March 18 at 8 p.m. at Universal Studios. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet the DVD producers and executives behind The Adventures of Indiana Jones DVD [...]
The 6th edition of Cartoon Movie wrapped up on Saturday, March 13, at the Babelsberg FX Center in Potsdam, Germany. Each year, Cartoon Movie Tributes recognizes three individuals or companies that have contributed significantly to the success of the European feature animation industry. This year’s tributes went to Denmark’s A. [...]
As a result of yesterday’s shareholder vote, the Walt Disney Co. Board of Directors has decided to separate the positions of CEO and Chairman. Michael Eisner will remain CEO of the company, but resigned as Board chairman after the Board made the position a non-executive post and unanimously elected former [...]
The Walt Disney Co.’s annual shareholders meeting concluded today in Philadelphia with 43% of shareholders giving company chairman and CEO Michael Eisner a “No Confidence” vote. While yesterday’s standing-room-only shareholder briefing demonstrated an overwhelming amount of interest in the “Save Disney” campaign mounted by former Walt Disney Co. chairman Roy [...]
The eyes of the animation industry are on Philadelphia this week as Walt Disney Co. shareholders converge for their annual meeting on Wednesday, March 3. Roy E. Disney and business partner Stanley Gold are there today encouraging "No" votes for the reelection of company Chairman and CEO Michael Eisner, who [...]
The 76th annual Academy Awards went off with little surprises Sunday night as The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King made a clean sweep in every category in which it was nominated, including Best Picture. The only notable upset was Adam Elliot’s Harvie Krumpet besting the Disney/Dali [...]
New Line Cinema’s The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King ruled supreme when the Orange British Academy Film Awards winners were announced Sunday. Peter Jackson’s trilogy ender picked up five awards including Best Film and the public vote for Film of the Year. While Jackson lost the [...]
It was non-stop cheering from the Pixar camp Saturday night as Finding Nemo made good on all nine of its nominations at the 31st annual Annie Awards. The ASIFA-Hollywood event was held at the Alex theater in Glendale, Calif. In addition to taking the top award for Animated Feature with [...]
The Directors Guild of America held its 56th Annual Outstanding Directorial Achievements Awards ceremony on Saturday, honoring director Peter Jackson for his work on The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. This was Jackson’s third nomination and first win. Mike Nichols picked up the award for Movies [...]
The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood will present a special retrospective of the works of Oscar-winning animator and maverick cartoonist Gene Deitch on Tuesday, Feb. 10 at 7:30 p.m. The event is co-presented by ASIFA-Hollywood and will feature an in-person appearance by Deitch, who will sit down [...]