Category Archives: Film Production

Filming begins on Disney’s Oz movie

While a recent court ruling calls into question if Disney really has the rights to make this film, principle photography, as they say, has begun on “Oz, The Great And Powerful.” Based on the L. Frank Baum novel, the Sam … Continue reading

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Disney Documentary Give-away

Update: The contest is now closed. Congratulations to winners Amanda and Renee M. Disney recently released 3 documentaries – Waking Sleeping Beauty, Walt & El Grupo, and The Boys: The Sherman Brothers’ Story – on DVD. We recently reviewed them … Continue reading

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3-D Rollout Slowed, But Katzenberg Says It Will Increase

DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg is still promoting 3-D technology for cinemas.  Installing the equipment has slowed down because of economic conditions, but he’s pushing, as reported by Associate Press writer Min Lee. Promoting the new DreamWorks 3-D animated movie … Continue reading

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Animator James Baxter Featured in Los Angeles Times

Disney and DreamWorks Animation veteran James Baxter gets a too-short look in the Los Angeles Times.  Cristy Lytal brings it to us. “I love doing the Disney stuff,” he says, “but it was nice to show that I could do … Continue reading

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Sumner Redstone Profile

If you frequent this blog, you’ve probably read up on Walter Elias Disney, Michael Eisner, and Bob Iger and know some interesting stories about those men and their personalities.  Portfolio.com has a long and interesting piece by Lloyd Grove on … Continue reading

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