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Bob Iger will depart as Disney CEO in 2015

In an announcement that seems a bit out of the blue, CEO of The Walt Disney Company Bob Iger announced he will step down from that role in 2015 and leave the company entirely in 2016. At that point Iger … Continue reading

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Disney/Pixar ends boycott of Annie Awards

The Annie Awards are to animation as the Emmys are to TV. But the last few years of awards have come off as slightly biased with the Annies not aligning with other industry awards due to irregularities in voting procedure … Continue reading

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Wreck-It Ralph moves up release date, reboots name

When word of Walt Disney Animation Studios next release was originally leaked, we learned the title was Reboot Ralph and that it was focused on a video game character who escaped his game. But that was about all we knew. … Continue reading

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Meet Tangled’s Animators

If you’re reading this right now, I hope you’ll take 6 minutes and change to view this video that spends a little time introducing the faces behind the animators who brought us Disney’s Tangled. Some of the talented crew at … Continue reading

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King of the Elves in question?

Philip K. Dick is best known for his science fiction writing. But he did dabble once in the fantasy genre. The result was “King of the Elves”, which Disney announced would be one of their 2012 animated feature releases. Slashfilm … Continue reading

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