John Musker

Disney Director John Musker Retires After Four Decades

Writer and director John Musker, a Disney Animation icon whose neary 40-year career saw him at the helm for major titles from the 1980s renaissance with The Little Mermaid to the innovative ... Continue Reading →
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ADG Honors Ron Clements & John Musker with William Cameron Menzies Award

Oscar-nominated Disney Animation filmmakers Ron Clements and John Musker (Moana, The Princess and the Frog) have been announced as the 2018 recipients of the William Cameron Menzies ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation & VFX Summit: 2017 Honorees, Master Classes & Panelists

The 2017 edition of the World Animation and VFX Summit has announced this year’s recipients of the Hall of Fame awards and panelist lineup. This year’s honorees, recognized for ... Continue Reading →
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2017 World Animation Celebration Judges Announced

The official judges panel for The World Animation Celebration 2017 international short film animation festival have been announced, with pros from across the animation and visual effects ... Continue Reading →
John Ciampa

Mr. Wolf Taps John Ciampa to Lead New East Coast Ops

Boutique visual effects house Mr. Wolf (mrwolf.us) has opened a New York City studio, creating an East Coast complement to its Culver City, CA home base. The new operation, located ... Continue Reading →
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Kate Phillips Joins Framestore Montreal as Head of Production

Framestore has appointed Kate Phillips as Head of Production, Montreal, charged with supporting the studio’s talent in creating top-notch VFX for feature films, and managing overall ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

CALL FOR ENTRIES: Anima2017 Cordoba Int’l Animation Festival Submit your work in any animation genre, technique or screening media — from feature films to mobile videos — ... Continue Reading →
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50+ Animated and Live-Action Disney Features Set for Hulu

Hulu struck a significant blow in the war for digital streaming dominance over the holiday break, announced a new licensing deal with Walt Disney Studios that will give the platform ... Continue Reading →
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Artists Pay Tribute to Disney Directors Clements & Musker

In celebration of the release of Moana (Nov. 23), seven acclaimed artists are paying homage to the works of director Ron Clements and John Musker with original pieces inspired by their ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Vets Form Astro-Nomical Entertainment

Animation industry veterans Jay Ahn and Chris Henderson have partnered to form Astro-Nomical Entertainment, a full-service development and production company geared for high-quality, ... Continue Reading →