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Disney Announces ‘Moana’ Feature for 2016

Walt Disney Animation Studios revealed plans for the animated feature Moana, a CG-animated comedy-adventure about a spirited teenager on an impossible mission to fulfill her ancestors’ ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation & VFX Summit to Honor Phil Roman, Bonnie Arnold

Animation Magazine’s World Animation and VFX Summit will honor Phil Roman, iconic animator and founder of Film Roman, and How to Train Your Dragon 2 producer Bonnie Arnold at ... Continue Reading →
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Smith, Keane, McGrath to Keynote VIEW

Pixar co-founder Alvy Ray Smith, longtime Disney animator Glen Keane and Madagascar director Tom McGrath have been announced as keynote speakers for the 2014 VIEW Conference set for ... Continue Reading →
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Ottawa Plans Extensive Disney Tribute

The Ottawa International Animation Festival will celebrate next month the world’s most beloved, successful and pioneering animation studio with a series of screenings, talks, ... Continue Reading →
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An Animated Conversation with Bill Plympton

In 1960, when Bill Plympton was 14, he mailed some cartoons he’d drawn to Disney in the hope of being hired. Not surprisingly, Disney declined. The good news: he had talent. The ... Continue Reading →
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Line-up Announced for Animex Festival 2014

Animation exec Max Howard and top game designer Georg Baker are among the speakers now set for the 2014 edition of the Animex international festival of animation and computer games ... Continue Reading →
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New Info Arrives on Musker/Clements’ ‘Moana’

Now that Disney is riding high on the global success of Frozen (box office cume to date: $262. 4), we got word that the studio has released some new info on its upcoming 2018 feature, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Aria for a Cow’ Film Begins Production

A new animated short, titled Aria for a Cow and based on a song of the same name by the award-winning duo Howard Ashman and Alan Menken (Little Shop of Horrors, The Little Mermaid, ... Continue Reading →
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Universum Buzzes with Studio 100′s ‘Maya the Bee’

Studio 100 Media GmbH has signed a major deal with Universum Film GmbH to distribute several of the company’s film projects into the German-speaking territories. Munich-based ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Offers Little Mermaid Interactive in Theaters

Kids who really want to be part of Disney’s The Little Mermaid‘s world, will be able to check out a new interactive experience when the pic comes back on September 20th ... Continue Reading →