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‘Bambi’ Lands on National Film Registry

Disney’s landmark 1942 animated feature Bambi was one of the 25 new movies added to the National Film Registry this week. Every year, the org chooses 25 titles that are deemed “culturally, ... Continue Reading →
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Effects Animator Dorse Lanpher Passes Away

The animation community lost another great talent this past Friday with the passing of effects animators Dorse Lanpher at the age of 76. Lanpher began his career at Disney in the late ... Continue Reading →
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Menken to Compose Score for Snow White Film

Although Tarsem Singh’s upcoming live-action adaptation of the Snow White story, Mirror Mirror drew a storm of criticism after its first trailer popped up on the Internet, there might ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Magazine’s Oscar Watch [Part 1 of 4]

Early award season watchers seem to be unable (or unwilling) to pick frontrunners in the animation race this year. But most of them have high hopes for a certain Belgian boy reporter ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Tangled’ Short Screens with ‘Beauty and the Beast’

If you’ve missed Rapunzel, Flynn Rider and Maximus from Byron Howard and Nathan Greno’s Oscar-nominated  2010 feature Tangled, we have some great news for you. Disney will premiere ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Announces Four More 3-D Re-releases

You can call it the Lion King 3-D effect: Disney announced today that it will re-release stereoscopic 3-D versions of Beauty and the Beast, Finding Nemo, Monsters, Inc. and The Little ... Continue Reading →
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Aaron Blaise and Chuck Williams to Direct ‘Tembo’

Digital Domain Media Group’s Tradition Studios has enlisted Aaron Blaise and Chuck Williams to direct its first CG-animated feature The Legend of Tembo. According to The Hollywood ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Announces Adds to 2011 Blu-ray 3-D Slate

Walt Disney Studios has announced a slew of family favorites set to join their slate of 3-D Blu-ray releases this year. The films will be available in DVD/Blu-ray combo packs to provide ... Continue Reading →
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Disney 3D Blu-ray Slate includes ‘Beauty,’ ‘Lion King’

The Walt Disney Co. will release at least 15 films in the Blu-ray 3D format in 2011, including such animated classics as The Lion King and Beauty and the Beast — both of which will ... Continue Reading →