Disney-Pixar’s Lasseter Gets Star on the Walk of Fame

Fans can finally walk all over John Lasseter — and he’s thrilled about it. The creative head of both Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios, as well as the director of Toy ... Continue Reading →

‘Cars 2′ Discs Ready to Roll on Home

Cars 2 crosses the home video finish line this week, bringing the most-recent feature from Pixar home in multiple formats and with plenty of extras. The first Pixar film to be released ... Continue Reading →

Telemundo Gets Animated With 10 Disney/Pixar Titles

U.S. Spanish language broadcaster Telemundo has acquired the rights to air 10 acclaimed animated features from Disney/Pixar, including Up, Ratatouille, WALL.E, Finding Nemo, The Incredibles, ... Continue Reading →

A Fin-de-Siècle Fantasy: ‘A Monster in Paris’

DreamWorks veteran Bibo Bergeron goes back to his French roots with A Monster in Paris, an elegant CG-animated feature set in 1910. French director Bibo Bergeron has directed two very ... Continue Reading →

Pixar’s Good-Luck Charm

Okay, so Cars 2 was the first film from Pixar Animation Studios that was greeted by the critics with less than Messianic reviews.  Was it bound to happen, given that critics are allowed ... Continue Reading →

Lasseter Unveils Pixar Stamps at D23

Walt Disney Studios and Pixar Animation Studios chief creative officer John Lasseter was joined by deputy postmaster general Ronald Stroman at top Disney fan event D23 Expo over the ... Continue Reading →

D23 Expo Whets Appetites for Upcoming Toons

Taking a marketing page from Comic-Con, Disney’s D23 Expo offered bits and pieces of news, highlights of upcoming animated fare and meet-and-greets with talent for die-hard fans this ... Continue Reading →

New ‘Air Mater’ Short Included with Cars 2 DVD/Blu-ray

Disney Home Ent. will make Pixar’s Cars 2 available on Blu-ray, Combo pack, Blu-ray 3D, DVD and for movie download on Nov. 1, 2011. Among the many bonus features packed with the movie ... Continue Reading →

Tom Hanks: ‘Toy Story 4′ is in the Works

Tom Hanks, who has voiced Woody in all three Toy Story feature films, has told the BBC that he thinks there will be a Toy Story 4 and that the project is being worked on. Speaking to ... Continue Reading →

The ‘Toy Story’ Toy That Got Away

Tales From the Toon Trenches: From the Files of Michael Mallory Editor’s Note: Author and journalist Michael Mallory has been covering the animation and visual effects scene for over ... Continue Reading →