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A Conversation with Bill Damaschke, CCO of DreamWorks

Bill Damaschke first joined DreamWorks in 1995 as production coordinator on Prince of Egypt. He quickly rose through the ranks and became head of production and development in 2005 ... 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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24-Hour Disney Jr. Channel Launches This Friday

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Gateway’s ‘Saving Santa’ Recruits More Star Voices

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Belle of the Stereo Ball

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Junior Announces Launch Date, Line-Up

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Effects Animator Dorse Lanpher Passes Away

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Menken to Compose Score for Snow White Film

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Announces Four More 3-D Re-releases

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Question for the Week of September 19 2011

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 Continue Reading →