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Artists Pay Tribute to Disney Directors Clements & Musker

In celebration of the release of Moana (Nov. 23), seven acclaimed artists are paying homage to the works of director Ron Clements and John Musker with original pieces inspired by their ... Continue Reading →
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Dwayne Johnson Unveils New ‘Moana’ Poster

Monday morning, actor Dwayne Johnson exclusively unveiled on Instagram the latest poster for Disney’s Moana — in which he voices the male lead, the demi-god Maui. He also ... Continue Reading →
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25th ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Release Invites Royal Guests

In celebration of the 25th Anniversary of its Best Picture Oscar-nominated animated feature Beauty and the Beast, Disney is not only preparing a lovely new home entertainment release ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Invites 683 New Members for 2016

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has extended membership invitations to 683 distinguished filmmakers, artists and executives “who represent the best in our global ... Continue Reading →
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‘Moana’ Teasers Offers a Touch Demi-Godly Power

Disney has released a teaser for its upcoming CG animated feature, Moana, which comes out November 23, 2016. The trailer opens with an invigorating narration by Maui, illustrated by ... Continue Reading →
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Jorge Gutierrez Named in LA Times AMPAS Diversity Nominees

The Los Angeles Times has released a multimedia report listing 100 people making a difference in increasing diversity in Hollywood, submitting the names to the Academy of Motion Picture ... Continue Reading →
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Artspace Celebrates Moonbot’s Fifth Anniversary

Shreveport, Louisiana’s Artspace venue will welcome the delightful characters and three famous animators to Northwest Louisiana to celebrate the fifth anniversary of Moonbot Studios ... Continue Reading →
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‘Moana’ Sets Sail for Annecy

The Annecy festival organizers have announced that Walt Disney Animation Studios will hold the world premiere of their new theatrical short film Inner Workings at the French animation ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Invites 26 to Join Animation; 23 VFX

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 322 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Legend Eric Goldberg to Teach at USC

Veteran animator Eric Goldberg has joined the USC School of Cinematic Arts’ John C. Hench Division of Animation and Digital Arts. Goldberg will teach classes on the fundamentals of ... Continue Reading →