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Daily News Bytes: ‘Robot Trains’ Heads to ME, Shanghai Film Fest 2018, Michael Rosen Opening Children’s Media Conference & More

Mondo TV and Discovery Bring ‘Robot Trains’ to Middle East A three-year deal will set the 3D CG-animated action-adventure series on track in the region, with season 1 (32 x 11’) ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Fan Club Gears Up for D23 Expo 2019

All the many wonderful worlds of Disney will come together again next year when D23: The Official Disney Fan Club presents D23 Expo 2019, set for August 23-25 at the Anaheim Convention ... Continue Reading →
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Producer Don Hahn Delves into ‘Disney’s Magical Mid-Century’

There’s no telling what amazing, creative project Oscar-nominated producer (The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, Maleficent), author and documentary filmmaker Don Hahn will come up ... Continue Reading →
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Disneyland Plans Pixar Fest Celebration for 2018

Disney Parks is planning its biggest-ever celebration of all things Pixar, with Anaheim, California’s Disneyland Resort set to hold the debut Pixar Fest next year. The limited time ... Continue Reading →
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Rebecca Campbell Named President of Walt Disney Co. EMEA

Walt Disney International has announced that Rebecca Campbell, President, ABC Owned Television Station Group and ABC Daytime, will take on the role of President, The Walt Disney Company ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Legend X Atencio, Animator & Imagineer, Dies at 98

Official Disney fan club D23 has announced that former Imagineer, animator and Disney Legend Xavier Atencio died September 10 at the age of 98. “X”, as he was known to friends, ... Continue Reading →
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Ginni Mack, Disney Ink & Paint Artist and Tinker Bell Model, Dies at 90

Ginni Mack, one of Walt Disney Studios’ ground-breaking “Ink & Paint Girls” who moved up the department ranks and was immortalized as the original model for Tinker ... Continue Reading →
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Bald Mountain ‘Fantasia’ Art Adds to Record Animation Auction

Heritage Auctions’ Animation Art Auction in Dallas on July 1-2 scored a record-breaking $1.4 million in sales, thanks to rare offerings like a fabulous selection of original pieces ... Continue Reading →
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Fabulous ‘Fantasia’ Collection Features in Heritage Auction

Dallas-based Heritage Auctions’ July 1 animation sale will offer up one of the largest selections of artwork from Disney’s groundbreaking 1940 anthology feature Fantasia. The shining ... Continue Reading →
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‘Agent 327: Operation Barbershop’ Trailer: How Blender Was Used to Pull Off Hollywood-Level Animation Blender Foundation chairman Ton Roosendaal explains how top-notch visual ... Continue Reading →