BAFTA Children’s Awards Nominees Announced

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced this year’s British Academy Children’s Awards nominees. Live-action educational parody Horrible Histories snagged three ... Continue Reading →
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Alpha Forms L.A. Animation Studio Under CEO Bob Bacon

Alpha Group Co. Ltd. announces that Bob Bacon will serve as Chief Executive Officer of Alpha Animation — a new division based in Los Angeles and dedicated to developing and producing ... Continue Reading →

Disney Peeks More ‘Moana’ in Olympics Spot

Disney over the weekend debuted a new extended TV spot for its upcoming CG feature Moana, taking advantage of all the eyeballs glued to Olympics coverage. The trailer plays more with ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH ‘16 Wraps with Strong International Attendance

SIGGRAPH 2016 has come to a close, concluding its 43rd annual edition with strong attendance numbers from around the world, gathered in Anaheim to “Render the Possibilities.” The ... Continue Reading →

Disney Reveals ‘Moana’ Characters and Voice Talent

Walt Disney Animation Studios has revealed the characters who will be joining its newest feature film heroine Moana and her demigod companion Maui — and the voice cast members ... Continue Reading →

Baby Moana Bows in Japanese Trailer

Disney has released the official Japanese trailer for its upcoming CG feature, Moana. In contrast to the most recent high-energy English-language teaser, the Japanese spot takes a softer ... Continue Reading →

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Actor Anton Yelchin of Star Trek Films Dies in Freak Accident Actor who played Russian starship navigator Chekov in franchise reboot dies at age 27. Finding Dory Blows Animation Record ... Continue Reading →

‘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 →

WIA Welcomes Disney as First Corporate Sponsor

Women in Animation announces that Walt Disney Animation Studios has been named the organization’s first official corporate sponsor. “While Disney Animation has long supported WIA, ... Continue Reading →

‘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 →