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Jennifer Lee to Co-Direct Disney’s ‘Frozen’

Jennifer Lee will co-direct Disney’s 2013 animated feature Frozen with Chris Buck, the studio announced today. Billed as Disney’s 53rd full-length animated feature, Frozen is slated ... Continue Reading →
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‘Bambi’ Designer Mel Shaw dies at 97

Mel Shaw, one of Disney’s most versatile and talented visual development artists, designers, and storymen who contributed to numerous Disney animated favorites from Bambi through ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s ‘Sofia’ Series Gets Premiere Date

Following its highly watched movie premiere, Disney’s newest animated star, Sofia the First will begin its series run on Friday, January 11 on Disney Channel at 9:30 a.m. and on Disney ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Shares Drop After ‘Guardians’ Debut

DreamWorks Animation shares dropped 3.1% to $17.49 in the pre-market trading on Monday morning after Rise Of The Guardians’ $32.6M domestic box office. Janney Capital Markets’ Tony ... Continue Reading →
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Remembering Lucille Bliss

I have written about Lucille Bliss before on this blog. But upon hearing the sad news that this talented little lady passed away a couple weeks ago, I was drawn back to the interview ... Continue Reading →
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‘Breaking Dawn 2' Drives Stake into B.O.

The vampires and werewolves of Breaking Dawn Part 2 had a field day at the box office this past weekend. The final outing of the record-breaking Twilight series brought in a estimated ... Continue Reading →
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Jamie Voris Promoted to CTO at Disney

Disney Chairman Alan Horn announced that Jamie Voris has been promoted to Chief Technology Officer, reporting to studio President Alan Bergman. Voris will oversee the development and ... Continue Reading →
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Eisner’s Tornante Seals Multi-Year Deal with Universal

Former Disney CEO Michael Eisner is back in the big studio features game. The Hollywood Reporter had the scoop this morning that Eisner’s Tornante Company has signed a multi-year ... Continue Reading →
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Pioneering Voice Actress Lucille Bliss Passes

Pioneering voice actress Lucille Bliss passed away on Thursday Night (Nov. 8), per Cartoon Brew. She was best known for voicing TV’s first cartoon character, Crusader Rabbit (1949), ... Continue Reading →
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Introducing a New Dutch Master

How Junkyard’s director Hisko Hulsing created one of the most powerful and acclaimed animated shorts of the year. While it’s customary for big studios to release their hard-hitting, ... Continue Reading →