Tag Archives: Avatar

Disney is adding the world of Avatar to its theme parks

Update: this is no longer a rumor. A press conference with James Cameron, Bob Iger and Tom Staggs is was held earlier today at Imagineering. From the Disney Parks Blog: James and his producing partner Jon Landau and their team … Continue reading

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Disney to end Zemeckis style Motion Capture Animation?

The LA Times reports that Disney has decided to shut down the ImageMovers Digital studio, which Robert Zemeckis uses for most of his Motion Capture style of film making. That’s sad news for the 450 employees of IMD, but I … Continue reading

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Alice in Wonderland to shrink Box Office Window

Via the NY Times we get this story about how Bob Iger and the Walt Disney Studios are looking to experiment with shorter in-theater times for its movies, which in theory will lead to bigger bucks in alternate methods of … Continue reading

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Alice In Wonderland’s 3D Problem

Can Disney’s Alice In Wonderland slay the Blue beast that is Avatar? We’re going to find out in about 3 weeks. But first, it will have to push the popular film from its perch inside the various IMAX an 3D … Continue reading

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Frog Princess slips off the Royal Lillypad

I think Disney knew they faced a formidable foe this weekend with James Cameron’s Avatar. But I don’t think they realized how deep into the Disney demographic it would reach. Although Avatar was PG-13 I saw families bringing much younger … Continue reading

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