Category Archives: Animation

Hand Drawn trailer helps market Big Hero 6 in Japan

There’s something about hand-drawn animation and its ability to draw up major emotions with just a few curves of a pencil. So, even though Big Hero 6 is computer animated, it’s no surprise Disney turned to an anime inspired look … Continue reading

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Disney Animation and Pixar Get New Presidents

In a move meant to solidify the recent success of both studios, Ed Catmull, President, Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios, announced today that Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Andrew Millstein and Pixar Animation Studios’ Jim Morris have been promoted to … Continue reading

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Big Hero 6 helps Disney reach major box office milestone

2014 has been a good year at the box office for Disney. With the help of Marvel’s “Captain America: Winter Soldier” and “Guardians of the Galaxy,” the retold fairytale “Maleficent,” and now “Big Hero 6,” the company powered past $4 … Continue reading

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Disney marks the release dates for two 2016 animated feature releases

Walt Disney Animation Studios has been on a steady pace of releasing one animated feature a year since “Meet the Robinsons” in 2007. However, due to a quirk in the production schedule at Pixar, you’ll have to wait two years … Continue reading

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Animation Master Hayao Miyazaki Awarded Honorary Oscar

Hayao Miyazaki, co-founder of Studio Ghibli, was in Hollywood this weekend to receive a Lifetime Achievement Oscar at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Governors Awards. John Lasseter, chief creative office at Disney and Pixar, introduced the master … Continue reading

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