Category Archives: Animation Business

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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How Disney’s Frozen Took Over The World

Disney’s Frozen is the gift that keeps on giving for The Walt Disney Company. Just in theater box office sales it has earned over $400 million domestically, and $1.3 billion world wide. That doesn’t count the home video sales, which … Continue reading

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Frozen Merchandise Impossible To Find, Did Disney Drop The Ball?

A story in Jezebel looks at some of the comments being made by upset parents who can’t find merchandise from Disney’s Frozen anywhere in stores and don’t want to pay the high prices on eBay where some limited edition items … Continue reading

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