Category Archives: Animation Business

Disney Animation and Pixar Get New Presidents

In a move meant to solidify the recent success of both studios, Ed Catmull, President, Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios, announced today that Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Andrew Millstein and Pixar Animation Studios’ Jim Morris have been promoted to … Continue reading

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Big Hero 6 helps Disney reach major box office milestone

2014 has been a good year at the box office for Disney. With the help of Marvel’s “Captain America: Winter Soldier” and “Guardians of the Galaxy,” the retold fairytale “Maleficent,” and now “Big Hero 6,” the company powered past $4 … Continue reading

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Explaining the Math in Pixar’s Computer Modeling

It’s a bit awkward to think about when you’re in the theater, but today’s computer animated movies are not just works of art, but they’re millions of mathematical calculations as well. Without the math that gives the illusion of smoothness … Continue reading

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Disney marks the release dates for two 2016 animated feature releases

Walt Disney Animation Studios has been on a steady pace of releasing one animated feature a year since “Meet the Robinsons” in 2007. However, due to a quirk in the production schedule at Pixar, you’ll have to wait two years … Continue reading

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It was a super weekend for Big Hero 6

Congratulations to the team at Walt Disney Animation Studios down in Burbank. Disney’s “Big Hero 6″ eclipsed Christopher Nolan’s “Interstellar” at the weekend box office. The estimated take for Big Hero 6 is $56.2 million dollars, a 15% increase over … Continue reading

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