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Oscar Race Heats Up with 26 Animated Films

Twenty-six features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 90th Academy Awards. The submitted features, listed in alphabetical order, are: The ... Continue Reading →
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An Artistic Journey: Concept Artist Luca Pisanu

I am an Italian-born visual development and concept artist working at Disney Publishing, and I am often asked how I got my big break in the business. I hope this brief column helps ... Continue Reading →
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Under the Hood of ‘Cars 3′ with Actor Armie Hammer, Out Now

Disney-Pixar’s Cars 3 has arrived home after burning up the box office track all over the globe. To celebrate, the kind folk at Walt Disney Home Entertainment have offered up ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s California Adventure Pier Getting Pixar Makeover

2018 is going to be a big year for Pixar fans — and not just with the return of The Incredibles to theaters! Disney Parks has revealed plans to transform the “Paradise Pier” ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Mentor Unveils Digital Campus

Pioneering online school Animation Mentor (www.animationmentor.com) has announced its new “digital campus” — a social learning platform where students will virtually attend ... Continue Reading →
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AFM Spotlight: Wizart’s Wizards Talk ‘Snow Queen: Wonderland’

Alexey Tsitsilin & Robert Lence Vladimir Nikolaev The perennially ... Continue Reading →
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Former Disney Artists Announce First Project Under TAIKO Banner

TAIKO Studios — a brand new international outfit opened this year by founder-CEO Shaofu Zhang, a former Disney and Imageworks animator — has unveiled its first project: ... Continue Reading →
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Disneyland Plans Pixar Fest Celebration for 2018

Disney Parks is planning its biggest-ever celebration of all things Pixar, with Anaheim, California’s Disneyland Resort set to hold the debut Pixar Fest next year. The limited time ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Clips, ‘Cars 3′ on Digital, Frederator Hits 1 Billion Views & More

The Strange, Spooky Story Behind ‘Michael Jackson’s Halloween’ Vanity Fair‘s Yohana Desta gets the down-low on the all-star, one-hour TV special announced this ... Continue Reading →
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Vision Quests: Google Spotlight Stories ‘Son of Jaguar’ & ‘Sonaria’

In 2016, when Google Spotlight Stories’ Pearl became the first VR piece to land an Oscar ... Continue Reading →