Category Archives: Animation Business

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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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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