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It’s been a year since an earthquake and resulting tsunami caused tremendous damage to Japan, and the animation community and Pixar are here to remind fans that there’s still plenty of work to be done on the recovery by offering an anniversary benefit auction. The auction, hosted on eBay under [...]
There are a handful of people in this world who represent everything that the CG animation community has been able to achieve in the past few decades. Pixar co-founder and president Dr. Ed Catmull, who is also the president of Disney Studios, is one of the top visionaries in our [...]
Disney’s evergreen fairy will take flight again on Oct. 23, when the studio releases the CG-animated Secret of the Wings on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital. Produced by Michael Wigert and directed by Peggy Holmes and Bobs Gannaway, this movie will mark the first time Peter Pan’s friend will fly in [...]
Fans of psychedelic ‘60s animation are in for a treat as The Beatles’ Yellow Submarine (1968) is set for a fully restored home video release on DVD and Blu-ray May 28, together with a reissue of the soundtrack, The Hollywood Reporter revealed. The live-action/animated adventure has undergone a painstaking frame-by-frame [...]
Iconic comic-book and animation creator Stan Lee will be receiving the Producers Guild’s 2012 Vanguard Award this January. The award is designed to recognized achievements in new media, an area which Lee has continued to explore over the years. Previous recipients include George Lucas, John Lasseter and last year’s recipient [...]
Fans can finally walk all over John Lasseter — and he’s thrilled about it. The creative head of both Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios, as well as the director of Toy Story 1 and 2, A Bug’s Life and Cars 1 and 2, received Tuesday a star on the Hollywood [...]
The children’s charity, Wallace & Gromit’s Grand Appeal, will hold an online animation art auction from November 1st to the 10th. The event, which will benefit the Bristol Children’s Hospital allows animation lovers to bid and buy original pieces and signed prints from some of the world’s top stars of [...]
In time for the release of Disney/Pixar’s Cars 2 on DVD, John Lasseter spoke to The New York Times today (Oct. 17) about the movie’s reception and the various challenges of overseeing all the movies at Pixar and Disney Animation. “When there’s a lot of money at stake, as there [...]
Filmmaker and vfx supervisor Douglas Trumbull will receive the 2012 Georges Méliès Award at the 10th Annual VES Award on February 7, 2012. The Georges Méliès Award honors individuals who have “pioneered a significant and lasting contribution to the art and/or science of the visual effects industry by a way [...]
Disney Channel’s Pixie Hollow Games brings back the popular characters of the franchise in a new action-packed special. The team at Disney knew it had hit the jackpot when they launched the Fairies franchise back in 2005. With the force of the company’s merchandising arm behind them, the winged friends [...]