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Academy Invites 27 to Join Shorts and Animation Branch

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 271 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Debuts ‘Feast’ Short at Annecy

If you are lucky enough to be at the Annecy International Animation Festival, you may have seen an advance screening of Feast, a new animated short film from Walt Disney Animation Studios ... Continue Reading →
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‘Frozen,’ ‘Thor’ Boost Disney Quarterly Results

The Walt Disney Company reported record earnings for the second quarter, citing the home video success of its smash animated feature Frozen and the Marvel Studios movie Thor: The Dark ... Continue Reading →
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‘Paperman’s’ Kahrs to Helm ‘Shedd’ at Paramount

The winner of last year’s Oscar for best animated short film has been hired by Paramount to direct the first original feature from its new animation department. John Kahrs, who ... Continue Reading →
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Toons Dominate Japan’s Box Office in 2013

Animation proved to be by far the most popular Hollywood export for moviegoers in Japan in 2013. Reports of the year’s final box office numbers state seven of 2013′s top ... Continue Reading →
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‘Smaug’ Continues to Fire Up Global Box Office

New titles like Anchorman 2 and Walking with Dinosaurs had to take the back seat to Peter Jackson’s mega blockbuster The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. The Warner Bros. release ... Continue Reading →
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Special Black Friday Sale for Disney Animated App

Disney Interactive is offering its amazing Disney Animated App for a special one-day price of $6.99 on Black Friday (Nov. 29). First introduced this summer, Disney Animated invites ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s ‘Frozen’ to Warm Hearts This Week

The ... Continue Reading →
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Mickey’s Fantastic 3-D Comeback

How director Lauren MacMullan and her team crafted the wonderful new Mickey Mouse short, showcasing a remarkable marriage of 2D and ... Continue Reading →
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Kids BAFTA Nominees Announced

The British Academy Children’s Awards, from the U.K.’s BAFTA organization, has announced the nominees for this year’s celebration, taking place November 24. While ... Continue Reading →