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Och aye, here’s a bonny wee announcement for ye! Fans of Disney/Pixar’s latest princess-adventurer Merida will have something to look forward to this holiday season as Disney Home launches Brave on DVD and Blu-ray on November 13. The 13th feature from Pixar Animation Studios (directed by Mark Andrews and Brenda [...]
Attendees at yesterday’s CinemaCon event in Las Vegas learned all about Pixar’s upcoming animated slate and found out details about the sequel to Disney’s Muppets movie. Here is the Pixar slate: The Good Dinosaur. Directed by Bob Peterson with co-director Peter Sohn and producer John Walker. This comedy takes a look [...]
ShortsHD and Magnolia Pictures have announced plans to release this year’s Oscar-nominated short films in 200 theaters across the U.S. and Canada on Feb. 10, 2012. Three theatrical programs will give audiences around the country an opportunity to watch the nominated shorts in the animation, live-action and documentary categories prior to [...]
Do you think you can guess the winners of the upcoming Annie Awards? The folks at ASIFA-Hollywood, the org behind the annual Annie Awards have launched the perfect contest for toon fanatics, called ‘Pick the Winners’ in an effort to drive awareness of the the award. To enter the contest, [...]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 animated short films will advance in the voting process for the 84th Academy Awards. Forty-four projects had originally qualified in the category. The 10 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production company: Dimanche/Sunday [...]
Okay, so Cars 2 was the first film from Pixar Animation Studios that was greeted by the critics with less than Messianic reviews. Was it bound to happen, given that critics are allowed to love you only so long before they turn ugly and form a mob against you? Or [...]
Walt Disney Studios and Pixar Animation Studios chief creative officer John Lasseter was joined by deputy postmaster general Ronald Stroman at top Disney fan event D23 Expo over the weekend to unveil the new USPS Send a Hello Forever stamp series. Characters from five popular Disney/Pixar movies grace the Send [...]
Taking a marketing page from Comic-Con, Disney’s D23 Expo offered bits and pieces of news, highlights of upcoming animated fare and meet-and-greets with talent for die-hard fans this past weekend in Anaheim. Upcoming features such as Pixar’s Brave and Monsters University, Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie, director Rich Moore’s Wreck-It Ralph and [...]
John Lasseter and his A-Team at Pixar up the ante for Lightning McQueen, Mater and the rest of their four-wheel buddies in the summer’s highly anticipated sequel, Cars 2. Far too many sequels consist of the filmmakers and studio taking a victory lap in which a hit film is tweaked [...]
Pixar Animation Studios has released version 16.0 of its Oscar-winning RenderMan Pro Server software. The new release offers innovative advancements in ray tracing technology, including a new ray tracing hider, a radiosity cache and physically plausible shading. These features allow RenderMan to take full advantage of the ever-increasing processing power [...]