Merida Redesign Was One-Time Deal Says Disney

Trying to put the Merida redesign fiasco behind it, Disney told NBCNews.com that the redesign of the Brave heroine was only a one-time effort to commemorate her coronation as a Princess. ... Continue Reading →

Chapman Responds to Misguided Merida Makeover

Brenda Chapman, the Oscar-winning writer and director of Brave has responded to Disney’s recent makeover of the film’s lead character Princess Merida. In conjunction with adding ... Continue Reading →

Norway to Host Children’s Film Festival in May

Plans are underway to launch the first edition of the Tromsø Children’s Film Festival from May 29 to June 2nd in the northern Norwegian town. The event follows the International ... Continue Reading →

‘Brave,’ ‘Paperman,’ ‘Life of Pi’ Win Oscars

After months of award season campaigns, Disney claimed the top two animation prizes on Sunday night with a win for Pixar’s Brave in the Best Animated Feature category and Paperman ... Continue Reading →

Pixar’s ‘Brave’ Nabs the Golden Globe Award

Pixar’s Brave won the Golden Globe on Sunday for Best Animated Feature Film. The blockbuster film, which has made over $535.4 million in theaters worldwide, was the most popular animated ... Continue Reading →

The 85th Oscar Nominations Are In!

Family Guy creator and next month’s Academy Award host Seth MacFarlane and actress Emma Stone announced the nominees for this year’s Oscars at 5 a.m. this morning. (January 10) ... Continue Reading →

Three Animated Pics Get BAFTA Noms

Three animated features received BAFTA nominations today. The three titles up for the Best Animated Feature of 2012 are: • Disney/Pixar’s Brave (directed by Mark Andrews, Brenda ... Continue Reading →

Pixar’s ‘Brave’ Is No. 1 Animated Pic of 2012

Brave, Disney/Pixar’s charming tale of a bold Scottish princess, took the crown as the best-selling animated movie of 2012. Directed by Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman, the movie ... Continue Reading →

The Winning Scores

The composers of some of the best animated soundtracks of the year discuss their craft and inspirations. Over the past year, there have been plenty of behind-the-scenes features about ... Continue Reading →

Hot Discs: Pixar’s ‘Brave’ and ‘Short Films Vol. 2'

It’s a big Pixar week on the home entertainment front as the studio’s acclaimed summer hit Brave and its Short Films Collection Vol. 2 become available on Blu-ray and DVD this Tuesday ... Continue Reading →