Category Archives: Animation Business

ABC to air behind the scenes look at the making of Disney’s Frozen

Fans just can’t get enough of Disney’s Frozen. The tale of unusual friendships and the power of sisterly love will soon get it’s own “Making Of” special to air on the ABC Network. “The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney … Continue reading

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DisneyToon Studios layoffs mark shift in animation market

Remember the days when you raced to the Disney Store to pick up the latest VHS release and an exclusive litho? If you’re like us, you have dozens of those lithographs in boxes and a huge pile of VHS tapes … Continue reading

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Disney Animation Continues Life Drawing Class Tradition

It was a sad day when Walt Disney Animation Studios let the vast majority of its traditional hand-drawn animation staff go. Those who didn’t transition to digital had to find jobs at other studios or in other lines of business. … Continue reading

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Studio Ghibli to pause, re-evaluate its future

Sad news from Japan. Studio Ghibli has announced that with the completion of their most recent film, they will be closing the animation department, at least temporarily, and become a smaller studio focused on their existing properties. They don’t rule … Continue reading

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How Disney’s Frozen is filling Norwegian Hotels

The other day we wrote about a Norwegian newscast lamenting the fact that the Norway Pavilion at EPCOT was at risk for being handed over to rules of Arendelle. As it turns out, that may not be a bad thing … Continue reading

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