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‘Inside Out,’ ‘Minions’ & ‘Shaun the Sheep’ Earn BAFTA Noms

The 2016 BAFTA nominations are in, and the top animation feature contenders this year will be Pete Docter’s heartstring-tugger Inside Out (Disney-Pixar), Pierre Coffin & Kyle ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Legend Frank Armitage Dies Age 91

Frank Armitage, an Australian-born American painter who created backgrounds for several classic Disney animated films and murals for Disney parks, died January 4 at his home in Paso ... Continue Reading →
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Alex Hirsch Lands Pilot Deal at Fox

The creator of hit Disney TV animated series Gravity Falls Alex Hirsch has reportedly inked a deal with Fox and 20th Century Fox TV to produce an original script and pilot presentation ... Continue Reading →
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Disney, TAG Set to Start Master Contract Talks

Disney and The Animation Guild are set this week to begin negotiating a new master contract for the 550 feature film animators the union represents. According to reports, talks are ... Continue Reading →
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Hour-long ‘Gravity Falls’ Finale Set for Feb. 15

Disney’s Emmy Award-winning animated series Gravity Falls reaches its final showdown in a one-hour finale episode to air Feb. 15 on Disney XD. In the episode, titled “Weirdmageddon ... Continue Reading →
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New Trailer Teases Wild Time in ‘Zootopia’

Disney is gearing up to take audiences on a trip to Zootopia with the release of a new trailer for the feature film. Here’s how Disney describes the feature, which opens March ... Continue Reading →
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Inside CBBC’s ‘Scream Street’

This story originally appeared in the December 2015 issue of Animation Magazine Inside an unassuming red brick building on the outskirts of Manchester, England, a fantastical world ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Dates ‘Emoji,’ ‘Spider-Man’ and ‘Peter Rabbit’

Sony Pictures Animation set release dates for three upcoming animated features to look forward to: The Emoji Movie will hit theaters August 11, 2017, followed by a new adaptation of ... Continue Reading →
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Photos and Cast Details Revealed for ‘Doctor Strange’

Entertainment Weekly has just dropped a handful of new photos for Disney and Marvel’s upcoming Doctor Strange movie, having just come out with an issue featuring the film. The ... Continue Reading →
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Disney, Alibaba Bringing DisneyLife OTT in China

The Walt Disney Company and online mobile commerce giant Alibaba Group have inked a multiyear license agreement to bring over-the-top content service DisneyLife to users in China. The ... Continue Reading →