Coco

‘Coco’ Sweeps the Box Office in U.S. and China

Coco, Disney/Pixar’s Day of the Dead-themed movie, certainly brought the U.S. box office to life with a $71.2 million Thanksgiving Weekend. Directed by Lee Unkrich and Adrian ... Continue Reading →
Coco

Pixar’s ‘Coco’ Delivers Terrific Tuesday Preview

Disney/Pixar’s well-reviewed Coco passed its opening night in the U.S. with flying colors. The studio’s 19th feature release delivered $2.3 million from its Tuesday night screenings, ... Continue Reading →
John Lasseter

Pixar’s Lasseter Takes Leave of Absence as Sexual Misconduct Allegations Surface

John Lasseter, the Chief Creative Officer at Pixar and Disney Animation Studios, has taken a leave of absence from Pixar due to unspecified “missteps” that made some of ... Continue Reading →
The Incredibles 2

Disney Offers New Teaser and Poster for ‘Incredibles 2′

In time for the arrival of Pixar’s Coco in U.S. theaters, Disney has debuted the first teaser trailer and poster for Brad Bird’s hugely anticipated movie Incredibles 2. ... Continue Reading →
The Star

‘The Star’ and ‘Breadwinner’ Deliver Good Weekend Numbers

While the live-action Warner/D.C. feature Justice League landed on top of the weekend box office, two animated features Sony’s The Star and GKIDS The Breadwinner also performed ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Little Mermaid’ Told by Emoji, ‘Equestria Girls’ Debuts, ‘Breadwinner’ Arrives & More

15 Years Later, ‘Clone High’ Creators Look Back at Their Cult-Classic Cartoon EW catches up with Phil Lord and Chris Miller, now accomplished filmmakers behind hit features The ... Continue Reading →
The Star

In A Different Light: ‘The Star’

Christmas movies are common enough, as are family Christmas movies. But Timothy Reckart saw an opportunity to do something different with The Star, an animated retelling of the nativity ... Continue Reading →
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CTN Expo to Offer Many Panels, Sneaks & Artist Events

It wouldn’t be November without another exciting edition of the CTN Animation Expo held at the Burbank Marriott convention center. We had the pleasure of speaking to super-busy ... Continue Reading →
Kevin Hudson

A Dandelion Hopes for a New Life in Kevin Hudson’s ‘Weeds’

The recent anti-immigrant climate in the U.S. had a deep impact on animation director Kevin Hudson. The director of the new animated short Weeds says he was pulling weeds in his yard ... Continue Reading →
Kathleen Kennedy

Lucasfilm Prez Kathleen Kennedy to Receive Cinematic Imagery Award

The Art Directors Guild has announced that eight-time Oscar-nominated filmmaker and President of Lucasfilm Kathleen Kennedy will receive the 2018 Cinematic Imagery Award at the 22nd ... Continue Reading →