Star Wars, Marvel Attractions Planned for Shanghai Disneyland

Shanghai Disneyland, set to open to the public in Spring 2016, will contain six themed lands (Mickey Avenue, Adventure Isle, Gardens of Imagination, Tomorrowland, Treasure Cove and ... Continue Reading →

Triggerfish, Disney Partner on ‘Story Lab’ Program

South Africa’s Triggerfish Animation Studios will launch The Triggerfish Story Lab with the support of Disney and the country’s Department of Trade and Industry, according to Hollywood ... Continue Reading →

‘1001 Nights’ Comes to ComiXology

Big Bad Boo Studios is releasing five new comic-book titles on cloud-based digital comics platforms ComiXology, now through August. The Forbidden City of Shenzhen, Prince Ahmed, Abu ... Continue Reading →
Andreas Deja

Animator Andreas Deja Among New ‘Disney Legends’

Eight newly named Disney Legends will be honored at this year’s D23 Expo in Anaheim. Animator Andreas Deja, composer Danny Elfman and Star Wars creator George Lucas are among ... Continue Reading →

Comic-Con: Disney Teases ‘Gravity Falls,’ ‘Peanut & Pickle’

Disney presented a sneak peek at what’s ahead on its hit series Gravity Falls at Comic-Con 2015, also offering a first look at its upcoming animated series Pickle & Peanut. Here’s ... Continue Reading →
Blaine Gibson

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 →

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 →

Depth of Feeling

Pete Docter Pete Docter tests Pixar’s creative limits with Inside Out’s journey ... Continue Reading →

‘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 →

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 →