Category Archives: Animation Business

Un-seen Disney Animation: My Peoples, plus the saga of Disney’s Florida Animation Studio

Before a film can enter production at Disney animation, it first has to be pitched. A small number of those films make it into pre-production, and then an even smaller number actually make it into full production. At that point, … Continue reading

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Disney Moves Monsters Inc 3D Up Into The 2012 Holiday Season

Disney has decided to move up the release date for the upcoming 3-D re-release of Pixar’s Monsters, Inc. It is now coming out an entire month sooner and returning to theaters smack in the middle of the 2012 holiday season … Continue reading

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Pixar Sequels and Why Fans Need to Calm Down

Recently some rumors (though some sources are calling it fact, but you can never tell with Pixar) came out stating that Finding Nemo 2 was being made under Andrew Stanton’s direction and that Toy Story 4 was in the works … Continue reading

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A Dreamworks Themepark in New Jersey? Maybe

Dreamworks Animation was born out of Sparky Katzenberg’s desire to do it better than Disney after being forced out of the Mouse House by Michael Eisner, who had the nerve not to die or retire after a scare with his … Continue reading

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Meet Katherine Sarafian, Producer of Brave

On my recent visit to Pixar Studios I had the great pleasure of interviewing Katherine Sarafian, the producer of the highly anticipated film Brave. She shared some nuggets (seems like there should be a McNuggets joke in there somewhere) about … Continue reading

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