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Disney Junior, the multiplatform brand aimed at kids age 2-7 and their parents and caregivers, will become a 24-hour channel this Friday (March 23). The new channel (which will be available on Comcast, Time Warner, Cablevision, Bright House and Verizon), will be the home of classic Disney preschool shows and [...]
Gateway Films’ British animated feature Saving Santa has announced the addition of British actors Martin Freeman (The Hobbit), Noel Clarke and Tim Curry to the project. According to Variety, the $7.8 million-budgeted toon, will also feature the voices of Joan Collins, Pam Ferris, Craig Fairbass and Chris Barie. The project’s [...]
How Disney Feature Animation blended artistry and technology to bring Beauty and the Beast into 3-D. In the midst of the stereoscopic Renaissance, with technology evolving ever more rapidly as audience demand for bigger and better 3-D features grows, it is not surprising that top studios want to give their [...]
Disney Junior, a 24-hour basic cable/satellite channel created for kids age 2-7 and their parents and caregivers, will launch Friday, March 23 at midnight in the U.S., it was announced yesterday at the TV Critics Assoc. Press Tour in Pasadena, Calif. Disney Junior was introduced as a daily programming block [...]
The animation community lost another great talent this past Friday with the passing of effects animators Dorse Lanpher at the age of 76. Lanpher began his career at Disney in the late 1950s, working on such classics as Sleeping Beauty, The Sword in the Stone and Hundred and One Dalmatians. [...]
Although Tarsem Singh’s upcoming live-action adaptation of the Snow White story, Mirror Mirror drew a storm of criticism after its first trailer popped up on the Internet, there might be hope for the Julia Roberts-starring movie. The word is out that eight-time Oscar-winner Alan Menken (The Little Mermaid, Beauty and [...]
You can call it the Lion King 3-D effect: Disney announced today that it will re-release stereoscopic 3-D versions of Beauty and the Beast, Finding Nemo, Monsters, Inc. and The Little Mermaid in theaters in 2012 and 2013. This is a direct result of the phenomenal success of The Lion [...]
In view of the success of the new 3D version of The Lion King, which other titles would you like to revisit in 3D? The Little Mermaid Pinocchio Bambi Spirited Away Other
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 [...]
The Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive has set a special look Aug. 3-7 at the art of animation with Disney director John Musker, whose credits include Aladdin, The Little Mermaid and The Princess and the Frog. The series of events begins with Musker appearing for an event called [...]