‘Maya’ Flies, ‘Strange Magic’ Casts Spell on Disc

A pair of under-the-radar animated features make this an interesting week for home video releases. First, is Maya the Bee Movie (Shout! Factory; $24.97, 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray, DVD and ... Continue Reading →

Phase Two of Disney Cel Conservation Launched

The Walt Disney Animation Research Library (ARL) and the Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) announce that the second phase of their collaborative cel conservation research project has ... Continue Reading →

Disney Names Leslie Ferraro Consumer Products Prez

Leslie Ferraro, formerly an EVP in the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts division, has been appointed President of Disney Consumer Products, effective immediately. Ferraro takes over from ... Continue Reading →

Ginnifer Goodwin and Jason Bateman Join ‘Zootopia’

Disney has announced that Ginnifer Goodwin (Once Upon a Time) and Jason Bateman (Horrible Bosses 2, Arrested Development) have signed on the voice cast for its upcoming “mammal metropolis” ... Continue Reading →

Animated Clips Establish ‘Tomorrowland’ Backstory

Disney’s Tomorrowland doesn’t hit theaters until May 22, but a terrific 2D animated sequence cut from the film has found new life online as promo clips for the movie. The clips ... Continue Reading →

Animafest Picks ‘Alice in Wonderland’ Theme

The 25th Animafest Zagreb event (June 9-14), which for the first time this year will combines shorts and feature programming, has selected Lewis Carroll’s eternally inspiring Alice ... Continue Reading →

Playing Fairy Godmother

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Trailer Shows Off ‘Tomorrowland’ Action

A third trailer for the Disney adventure movie Tomorrowland gives a more action-oriented look at the Brad Bird-directed feature. Take a look: Tomorrowland stars George Clooney and ... Continue Reading →

Powerhouse Animation Expands in Austin

Powerhouse Animation, one of the largest toon production studios in Texas, is growing its operations with a new 9,000 square foot office at Austin’s North MoPac Expressway. Specializing ... Continue Reading →

Corus, Disney TV Ink Landmark Licensing Agreement

Corus Entertainment has secured a groundbreaking, long-term licensing agreement with Disney/ABC Television Group that will see Corus take on stewardship of the brand in Canada, with ... Continue Reading →