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A special musical treat is in store for attendees of this year’s D23 Expo—the premiere Disney fan event—as two celebrated songwriters and composers take the stage for “Richard M. Sherman and Alan Menken: The Disney Songbook.” The concert will take place at the Anaheim Convention Center in the D23 Expo [...]
Disney Studio released info and art about its upcoming 2014 animated release: Based on the Marvel comic of the same name, the CG-animated, 3D Big Hero 6 will be released in theaters on November 7, 2014. The studio describes the pic as an “action comedy adventure about brilliant robotics prodigy Hiro [...]
Veteran animation director Lionel Gallat (Despicable Me, The Lorax, Flushed Away) has launched an Indiegogo crowd-funding campaign for a game he created titled Ghost of a Tale. Gallat has already done most of the project’s heavy lifting, including designing, modeling, animating and rendering everything by himself. He now needs some [...]
An overall strong year for Disney did little to quell questions at the company’s annual shareholders’ meeting this week, including the future of 2D animated features. When asked about the future of 2D animation on the big screen, CEO and Chairman Bob Iger said: “To my knowledge we’re not developing [...]
Walt Disney Animation Studios has announced that its extreme mountain man character Kristoff from the upcoming animated comedy-adventure Frozen will be voiced by Tony Award nominee Jonathan Groff. The film is set to hit theaters in time for the holidays next year on November 27, 2013. Frozen, billed as a [...]
The composers of some of the best animated soundtracks of the year discuss their craft and inspirations. Over the past year, there have been plenty of behind-the-scenes features about the visual aspects of recent animated features in theaters. While many of these movies have been absolutely stunning to look at, [...]
The Russian Animated Film Association announced on its website that Fyodor Khitruk, creator of the acclaimed and still beloved Vinni Puh (based on A.A. Milne’s Winnie the Pooh) cartoons and a leading innovator of Soviet animation, died Monday morning at home in Moscow at age 95. Born in Tver, a [...]
Inspired by many of our favorite videogames, Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph delivers a funny, original and heartwarming tale about an 8-bit bad guy in search of a new life. Nobody could have predicted that one of Disney Animation’s best features of the past few years would unfold in the world of [...]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will screen the 1959 Disney classic Sleeping Beauty as part of its “The Last 70mm Film Festival” series on Monday, July 16, at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. The film will be introduced by acclaimed animator Andreas [...]
Disney released more information about its upcoming November 2013 CG-animated feature Frozen today. Directed by Chris Buck (Tarzan, Surf’s Up) and produced by Peter Del Vecho (Winnie the Pooh, The Princess and the Frog), Frozen features the vocal talents of Kristen Bell (Veronica Mars, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Hit & Run) [...]