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‘Frozen,’ ‘Gravity’ Dominate at VES Awards

Disney’s Frozen won the top honor for animation along with three other honors and Alfonso Cuaron’s Gravity dominated the effects side with six wins at the 12th Annual VES ... Continue Reading →
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ILM Plans to Open Central London Office

Industrial Light & Magic plans to open a new visual effects facility in central London, according to a report in The Hollywood Reporter. The effects house, a subsidiary of Disney-owned ... Continue Reading →
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‘Vanity Fair’ Fetes CalArts Alums

In the heated ramp-up to the Academy Awards, Vanity Fair‘s annual Oscar issue is tipping a hat to a generation of filmmakers trained at California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) ... Continue Reading →
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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 →