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Iger: No 2D Features in Disney’s Immediate Future

An overall strong year for Disney did little to quell questions at the company’s annual shareholders’ meeting this week, including the future of 2D animated features. When ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Greenlights Daron Nefcy’s Teenage Princess Series

Disney has ordered a new animated series tentatively called Star and the Forces of Evil, created by Daron Nefcy and with Eden Sher of the sitcom The Middle on board to voice the lead, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sofia the First’ Gets Second Season

Disney Junior has picked up the top-rated animated series Sofia the First for a second season. The pickup for the series about Disney’s first little-girl princess is no surprise ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ralph’ Ready to Rock for Home Video Release

Wreck-It Ralph is ready to fix up your home video collection. The hit Disney animated feature leads this week’s homevid releases, arriving in multiple formats for fans to choose ... Continue Reading →
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Liam Neeson Latest Voice Star for ‘Nut Job’

Oscar-nominated and three-time Golden Globe-winning actor Liam Neeson is joining the list of stars lending their voices to The Nut Job, a new animated comedy feature from ToonBox Entertainment ... Continue Reading →
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Classic Disney Cels Make a Killing at Heritage Auctions

Original cels from Disney classics such as Fantasia, Snow White and Lady and the Tramp are continuing to draw huge sales at Heritage Auctions’ Animation events. At the Feb. 21 Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Comic Dane Cook to Voice Planes’ Rusty

The final pieces are coming together for Disney’s upcoming summer feature Planes as the studio announced that comedian Dane Cook has signed to voice its central character Dusty. Cook ... Continue Reading →
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‘Brave,’ ‘Paperman,’ ‘Life of Pi’ Win Oscars

After months of award season campaigns, Disney claimed the top two animation prizes on Sunday night with a win for Pixar’s Brave in the Best Animated Feature category and Paperman ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Releases Newly Discovered 1938 Mickey Sketch

Just in time for Oscar weekend, the Disney archives have released a newly discovered sketch from 1938 short Mickey’s Toothache, part of an unfinished cartoon that was created to give ... Continue Reading →
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VFX Pioneer Petro Vlahos Dies at 96

Special effects pioneer Petro Vlahos passed away at 96 on February 10. Vlahos, who improved the composite-image process known as the blue-screen effect for the 1959 epic Ben Hur also ... Continue Reading →