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Five Movies Nominated for Producers Guild Awards

It’s only the second day of the new year, and we already have more award season news about our favorite animated features. Today, we got word that the five animated features nominated ... Continue Reading →
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‘Monsters University’ Delivers Clever TV Promo

TV fans were treated to a fun new spot promoting Pixar’s summer pic Monsters University during Tuesday’s Rose Bowl telecast (January 1st). The entertaining ad is a spin on the relentlessly ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Renews Charter Distribution Deal

The Walt Disney Company has re-upped its distribution agreement with Charter Communications, delivering customers content across TVs, computers, smartphones, tablets, gaming consoles ... Continue Reading →
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Pittsburg Animator Leland Hartman Dies at 82

Former Disney and Warner Bros. animator Leland “Lee” Hartman passed away at a nursing facility in Glen Hazel, PA on Dec. 24. He was diagnosed with dementia six years ago, shortly ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar’s ‘Brave’ Is No. 1 Animated Pic of 2012

Brave, Disney/Pixar’s charming tale of a bold Scottish princess, took the crown as the best-selling animated movie of 2012. Directed by Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman, the movie ... Continue Reading →
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‘Tad, the Lost Explorer’ Becomes Spain’s Top Animated Film

In 2012, while American animation fans were enjoying the usual handiworks of DreamWorks, Pixar, Disney, Sony and Fox, Spanish audiences chose to take in a home-grown feature about a ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s ‘Planes’ to Take Off in Theaters in August

Disney has announced that it will release Planes, a new CG-animated feature “inspired by” the world of Pixar’s Cars in theaters on August 9, 2013. Produced by DisneyToon Studios, ... Continue Reading →
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One ‘Hobbit’ to Rule the Box Office

Warner Bros. had another great weekend with its tentpole pic The Hobbit sitting on top of the charts, with another $36.7 million at the U.S. box office. Peter Jackson’s return to ... Continue Reading →
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‘Roger Rabbit’, ‘Mulan’, ‘Hunchback’ and More BR Dates

Disney will be unleashing a disc-borne tidal wave of titles on March 12 of 2013 with the debut Blu-ray releases of Who Framed Roger Rabbit: 25th Anniversary Edition, Mulan & Mulan ... Continue Reading →
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Videogame Company THQ Files for Bankruptcy

Agoura Hills, Calif.-based videogame company THQ filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday and said it will sell its business. The news sent THQ’s stock 74 percent lower on volume that ... Continue Reading →