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Disney Legend Blaine Gibson Dies at 97

Animator, sculptor and Disney Legend Blaine Gibson, one-time head of the sculpture department at the precursor to Walt Disney Imagineering, died July 5. He was 97. Born in Rocky Ford, ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Sets Production Sessions

SIGGRAPH has announced the complete lineup for this year’s Production Sessions program for its 42nd annual conference, set for Aug. 9-13 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The ... Continue Reading →
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Depth of Feeling

Pete Docter Pete Docter tests Pixar’s creative limits with Inside Out’s journey ... Continue Reading →
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‘Jurassic’ Still Rules Box-Office World

Jurassic World remained the top box-office draw for the third weekend in a row, its $54.2 million weekend tally just edging out the $52.1 million draw for Disney-Pixar’s Inside ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar Presents First-Ever D23 Booth

Pixar Animation will have its first-ever booth presence at this year’s D23 Expo, taking place at the Anaheim Convention Center August 14-16. Buzz Lightyear his heroic (giant balloon) ... Continue Reading →
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Only Days Left for Animation Summit Early Bird Tickets

It’s time to grab tickets for the 2015 World Animation and VFX Summit, as early bird ticket rates end June 30th. Purchase tickets through animag.eventbrite.com and join some of ... Continue Reading →
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‘Inside Out’ Opens to $91M, 2nd to ‘Jurassic’ Juggernaut

It’s rare that a Pixar film doesn’t open atop the weekend box office rankings, but Jurassic World is shaping up to be a rare phenomenon. Inside Out exceeded expectations ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Teases ‘Zootopia’

Disney has officially unveiled the teaser trailer for its March 4, 2016 release, Zootopia. The minimalist approach to the teaser is a nod to voice star Jason Bateman’s work on TV’s ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s Annecy Delegation Talk Year of the Woman

The Annecy festival is celebrating women animators this year, with an all-woman jury, an honorary Cristal award to Florence Miailhe and some top-notch films made by women from all over ... Continue Reading →
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The Animag 250: Creatives to Watch

The Animation Magazine 250th issue celebration continues, this time with our list of creative to watch. They are: Cam Baity — animator, show creator, author Kelli Bixler and Drew ... Continue Reading →