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Bento Box Clip Welcomes U.S. Labor Secretary

Bento Box Entertainment’s Atlanta studio hosted a visit last Friday from U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom Perez, who was conducting a pre-Labor Day tour of five cities to praise job-creation ... Continue Reading →
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‘Dragon 2′ Comes to HD Home Video Oct. 21

Make room in your video collection for another Dragon. Fox home entertainment will release Oct. 21 DreamWorks Animation’s hit feature How to Train Your Dragon 2 on Blu-ray and ... Continue Reading →
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First Clip From Pixar’s Next Short, ‘Lava’

Pixar has no features coming out in 2014, but next year sees the release of the feature Inside Out and the short film Lava — and we’ve got an early peek at Lava. Take a look: The ... Continue Reading →
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Special to Detail ‘Frozen’s’ Making, Teases Future

Summer is over and Frozen is back. ABC will air Sept. 2 at 8 p.m. ET/PT a one-hour special titled The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic that will feature interviews ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Gives Miyazaki Governor’s Award

Animators Hayao Miyazaki will receive a Governor’s Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, along with screenwriter Jean-Claude Carrière, actress Maureen O’Hara ... Continue Reading →
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‘Boxtrolls’ Featurette Goes Behind the Scenes

While it’s another month before theater-goers get to take in LAIKA’s latest feature The Boxtrolls (Sept. 26), Focus Features and EW.com are offering a chance to explore ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Whets Appetites with New ‘Feast’ Images

Walt Disney Animation has released new images from its next theatrical short, Feast, which is set to play in front of the Marvel comic adaptation Big Hero 6 starting November 7. Directed ... Continue Reading →
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Toons Tackle Ice Bucket Challenge

The animated contributions to the ALS Association’s viral Ice Bucket Challenge campaign to raise awareness and funds to fight the disease continue to trickle (to be fair, it takes ... Continue Reading →
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Disney, UPA Animator Willis Pyle Celebrates his 100th Birthday

Celebrated Disney and UPA animator Willis Pyle’s 100th birthday will be celebrated with a special private event Sept. 3 at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York. Born on a small ... Continue Reading →
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Bicoastal Bakshi

Back in the early 1970s, when feature animation was believed to be in its final days, a new feature operation with dreams of challenging Disney almost started up in New York City. Almost. It ... Continue Reading →