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Disney Publicist Denise Greenawalt Dies at 52

We were saddened by the recent death of longtime Disney publicity exec Denise Greenawalt who passed away in her sleep following a long illness May 22 at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena. ... Continue Reading →
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Sherman, Menken Team Up for ‘Disney Songbook’

A special musical treat is in store for attendees of this year’s D23 Expo—the premiere Disney fan event—as two celebrated songwriters and composers take the stage for “Richard ... Continue Reading →
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Stevenson and Hood Team Up on ‘Noah’s Ark’

Unified Pictures’ upcoming CG-animated feature Noah’s Ark has tapped director John Stevenson (Kung Fu Panda, Shrek) to exec producer and Cameron Hood (Megamind, First Flight) to ... Continue Reading →
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Lee’s ‘Adam and Dog’ Shines During Award Season

Minkyu Lee discusses his Annie-winning, Oscar-nominated, Genesis-themed short Adam and Dog. Companionship between humans and animals is an oft-explored concept in the film world, no ... Continue Reading →
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Talking Turkey About Pocahontas

Another Turkey Day has come and gone (save for the excess pounds) and this time the our yearly national celebration of the communion between the English settlers and the Native peoples ... Continue Reading →
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Jennifer Lee to Co-Direct Disney’s ‘Frozen’

Jennifer Lee will co-direct Disney’s 2013 animated feature Frozen with Chris Buck, the studio announced today. Billed as Disney’s 53rd full-length animated feature, Frozen is slated ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ Set to Win B.O. Game

Inspired by many of our favorite videogames, Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph delivers a funny, original and heartwarming tale about an 8-bit bad guy in search of a new life. Nobody could ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Awakens ‘Sleeping Beauty’ in 70 MM

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will screen the 1959 Disney classic Sleeping Beauty as part of its “The Last 70mm Film Festival” series on Monday, July ... Continue Reading →
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Veteran Animator Glen Keane to Depart From Disney

Glen Keane, one of the leading animated talents of the past 40 years, announced on Friday that he is leaving Disney. Keane, whose many credits at the studio include The Little Mermaid, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Pocahontas,’ ‘Rescuers,’ ‘Aristocats’ Make Blu-ray Slate

Pocahontas, The Rescuers and The Aristocats are among the classic Disney animated features coming to Blu-ray in 2012 as part of a year-long campaign to grow the studio’s high-definition ... Continue Reading →