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Disney, Google Launch ‘Blank’ Animated Short

Disney Interactive has teamed up with Google to launch a new animated short film titled Blank: A Vinylmation Love Story. The 38-minute video will be available exclusively via Google ... Continue Reading →
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‘Jungle’ Tales Set to Grow Disc Libraries

A vintage Disney animated feature gets the Diamond Edition release this week with the home video re-release of The Jungle Book (Disney, $29.99 DVD, $38.99 Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Turns New Page with Publishing Division

The latest addition to the DreamWorks Animation megalith is a new publishing division, called DreamWorks Press, which will produce print, digital books and apps based on the studio’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘LEGO’ Builds an Impressive $69M Opening

The LEGO Movie assembled an impressive opening weekend gross at the box office, selling $69 million in tickets and easily topping an unexpectedly strong frame. Based on the popular ... Continue Reading →
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‘Frozen’ Wins ACE Eddie for Animated Feature Editing

Disney’s Frozen added an ACE Eddie Award to its increasingly hefty collection of awards hardware this weekend. Frozen won for Best Edited Animated Feature Film, with editor Jeff ... Continue Reading →
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‘Planes’ Sequel Trailer Takes Flight

Disney has unveiled the trailer for its upcoming DisneyToon Studios sequel Planes: Fire & Rescue (in theaters July 18). The spot, titled “Courage,” showcases lots of ... Continue Reading →
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MIPJunior Adds ‘Future of Kids TV’ Summit

MIPJunior will present its first Future of Kids TV Summit during MIPTV 2014, bringing together in Cannes 80 creative strategists from the children’s entertainment sector to address ... Continue Reading →
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WME to Represent, Advise Digital Domain 3.0

The William Morris Endeavor agency has signed as a new client Digital Domain 3.0, the post-bankruptcy version of the famed visual effects company. The agency will advise the company, ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s ‘Rescue Rangers’ Due for Live Action Feature

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Walt Disney Studios has picked up a pitch for a live-action movie based on the ’80s-’90s animated TV series Chip ‘n Dale Rescue ... Continue Reading →
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Joe Barbera’s Snow Job

As regular readers of this blog know, whenever I’m at a loss for a story idea, I turn back to the book of Joe … Barbera, that is. I knew Joe for the last several years of ... Continue Reading →