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Ratings champ Disney Channels Worldwide presented its plans for 2013-2014 to sponsors and advertisers yesterday at its Kids Upfront presentation held at New York’s Hudson Theatre. “We remain focused on delivering distinctively Disney quality programming to kids and families around world and are invigorated by the remarkable viewer response we’ve [...]
Watch out all you young whippersnapper toons. Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks’s 85-year-old character, Mickey Mouse, is coming back in a new short-form series of 2D cartoons. You can sample Mickey’s brand new look today during a special preview today (Tuesday March 12) at 3 p.m. ET/noon PT, exclusively on [...]
Who would you vote to be the next president of Toon Town? Mickey Mouse Bugs Bunny Homer Simpson Cowboy Woody Princess Merida Other (Write your own pick)
Walt Disney Animation Studios (WDAS) debuted a newly restored digital print of the once-thought-lost 1928 Oswald the Lucky Rabbit animated short Hungry Hobos at the Telluride Film Festival on September 2, according to Dave Bossert, producer/creative director and head of special projects for WDAS. The film, which was found in [...]
Disney Junior plans to launch a nightly block of parent-targeted, kid-friendly short-form programming to air interstitially on the 24-hour channel Disney Junior, beginning Tuesday, September 4 (9 p.m. – 4 a.m.). Presented under the banner “Disney Junior Night Light,” the content is produced by Disney Interactive Family and the block [...]
A group looking to restore Walt Disney’s first professional animation studio, in Kansas City, is launching the final push of its 15-year campaign with an eye toward completing the project by 2015. Thank You Walt Disney has been behind the campaign to turn the former site of the Laugh-O-Gram studio [...]
Several years before Mickey Mouse, little Virginia Davis was the first star of the operation that would become the Walt Disney Studios. That’s not news, of course; before her passing in 2009 at the age of 90, Virginia, who played the live action lead in Disney’s Alice cartoons of the [...]
The only known copy of Walt Disney’s film Hungry Hobos, thought lost until recently, has been rediscovered in a social history film archive in Herefordshire, U.K. and will be a highlight in the Entertainment Memorabilia auction at Bonhams in Los Angeles this December 14. The film features Mickey Mouse “prototype” [...]
Mickey’s plucky gal pal Minnie Mouse will showcase her passion for fashion in her own short-form series Minnie’s Bow-Toons from Disney Television Animation, which will launch with a week’s worth of new episodes Monday, November 14 through Saturday, November 19 on Disney Channel (8:55 a.m.) and DisneyJunior.com, where fans can [...]
One individual animation drawing goes by faster than the eye can register. Animators have an abundance of funny ideas. Animators working in England frequently go to lunch in pubs and knock back a few, lubricating those funny ideas. To what do these three facts add up? To that fact that [...]