Coco

‘Coco’ Sweeps the Box Office in U.S. and China

Coco, Disney/Pixar’s Day of the Dead-themed movie, certainly brought the U.S. box office to life with a $71.2 million Thanksgiving Weekend. Directed by Lee Unkrich and Adrian ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar’s Lasseter Takes Leave of Absence as Sexual Misconduct Allegations Surface

John Lasseter, the Chief Creative Officer at Pixar and Disney Animation Studios, has taken a leave of absence from Pixar due to unspecified “missteps” that made some of ... Continue Reading →
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Tangent Animation Teams with Peter Lepeniotis for 3-Picture Deal

Canada-based Tangent Animation has signed an exclusive deal with Peter Lepeniotis to write and develop three new animated feature films. Lepeniotis is best known for writing and directing ... Continue Reading →
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Peilin Chou Upped to CCO of Oriental DreamWorks; 5 Films Announced

Oriental DreamWorks has promoted Peilin Chou to the post of Chief Creative Officer and revealed five new feature film projects in the works. Chou had previously been Head of Creative ... Continue Reading →
Floyd Norman

Disney Legend Floyd Norman to Keynote SIGGRAPH ’17

World-leading computer graphics confab SIGGRAPH 2017 announces that Floyd Norman, the tenacious and trailblazing artist who bears the distinction of being the first African-American ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Available Now: Studio Ghibli’s ‘Ocean Waves’ on DVD GKIDS has issued the home entertainment release of the acclaimed studio’s “forgotten” film, directed ... Continue Reading →
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New Character Posters Released for ‘Rock Dog’

A quintet of new character posters have been released for the upcoming CG-animated musical adventure Rock Dog, coming to theaters February 24. The images give a closer look at protagonist ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rock Dog’ Gets Tail-Wagging New Trailer

Summit Premiere will be introducing audiences to a new breed of rock star early next year with the February 24, 2017 theatrical release of Rock Dog — a new animated comedy from ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Legend Floyd Norman On Documenting his Life on Film

If you’re a knowledgeable fan of Disney animation — and animation in general — you probably already know who Floyd Norman is. A Disney Legend, Norman was hired in 1956 as ... Continue Reading →
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New Trailer for Floyd Norman Documentary

A new trailer for Floyd Norman: An Animated Life has been released ahead of the film’s screening at Comic-Con. Attendees will have a chance to take in the intimate film journey through ... Continue Reading →