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Smith, Keane, McGrath to Keynote VIEW

Pixar co-founder Alvy Ray Smith, longtime Disney animator Glen Keane and Madagascar director Tom McGrath have been announced as keynote speakers for the 2014 VIEW Conference set for ... Continue Reading →
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Books We Love – Issue #240

Magic Color Flair: The World of Mary Blair By John Canemaker [Walt Disney Family Foundation Press, $40] Iconic Disney artist Mary Blair (1911-1978) is one of the most notable illustrators ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar’s Catmull to Speak on ‘Creativity, Inc.’

Pixar co-founder Ed Catmull will give a talk April 16 called “Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration” for Live Talks Business ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s ‘Frozen’ Wins Golden Globe for Best Animated Pic

Disney’s Frozen won the Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature, beating DreamWorks’ The Croods and Universal/Illumination’s Despicable Me 2 at the awards ceremony ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Legends Illuminate Studio’s 90th Birthday Celebration

Many of Disney’s veteran animators and legends came out to shine last night at a special 90th birthday celebration held at the “Legends Plaza” at the studio last night ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s ‘Frozen’ to Warm Hearts This Week

The ... Continue Reading →
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Mickey’s Fantastic 3-D Comeback

How director Lauren MacMullan and her team crafted the wonderful new Mickey Mouse short, showcasing a remarkable marriage of 2D and ... Continue Reading →
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Random House to Publish Ed Catmull’s Memoir

If you’re looking for a first-person account of the story of Pixar, you should pre-order a copy of studio co-founder Ed Catmull’s memoir, which will be published by Random ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar Confirms Peterson’s Departure from ‘Good Dinosaur’

Pixar president Ed Catmull has confirmed that the studio has removed director Bob Peterson from its 2014 movie The Good Dinosaur. In a story in the Los Angeles Times today, Catmull ... Continue Reading →
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A Non-Technical Chat with Ed Catmull

In Tom Sito’s excellent and exhaustively researched new book, Moving Innovation: A History of Computer Animation, no one has quite as many index listings as Dr. Ed Catmull, current ... Continue Reading →