Category Archives: Animation Business

Disney Pursues Copycat DVD Producers

  Do they still have video rental stores anywhere? All we have here in Orlando are those Redbox vending machines. While cheaper and more convenient, at RedBox and Netflix there’s no chance to pickup a DVD and examine the box, … Continue reading

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My Peoples and why it should be made in Orlando

John Frost wrote up a nice article a little while ago about the failed WDAS project “My Peoples” and how it was set to be animated in the Orlando animation department…until they closed the Orlando animation department. It never transferred over to … Continue reading

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Pixar Exile Brenda Chapman Speaks

Brenda Chapman recently announced she had left Pixar for new career opportunities, include some consulting at Lucasfilm. As we stated previously, we wish her luck in her future work. Despite being removed from the Director role on Brave, a movie … Continue reading

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Quiet Please Cell Phone Policy Trailer for IMAX features Frankenweenie

Disney is getting creative with those ‘Quiet Please’ theater warnings. We just saw one featuring Finding Nemo for AMC Theatres, now here is one featuring Frankenweenie footage for IMAX Theaters. Thankfully, both of them are pretty funny too. What do … Continue reading

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DreamWorks Announces Plans for 2nd Theme Park, This Time Near Disney in Shanghai

Last month a DreamWorks Animation ‘theme park’ was announced as part of a shopping and entertainment complex that is under construction at the Meadowlands site in New Jersey. This DreamWorks location would be small, about 15 acres, and part of … Continue reading

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