For all of you attempting to follow along with the Disney, Miramax, and Weinstein brothers contract negotiations, The New Statesman has a great primer. I imagine a lot of this is up in the air until the next CEO of Disney is decided upon.
And there was much rejoicing. Congratulations to Andrae Rivas and Rebecca Phelps, you have a lot of work cut out for you as Disneyland enters its 50th year.
Apparently Disney is content to severe all ties with Pixar and go it alone with their own CGI Animation Department. To that end, they just announced that two more sequels to the Toy Story movie will be released, but this time without the help of Pixar. If that doesn't put a nail in the coffin
A memo has been posted backstage at The Disney Stores relating some details of the impending buyout by 'The Children's Place.' I've been trying to pin down exactly what the memo says, but it looks like Oct 11th might be the date of transfer for ownership. Many heartfelt comments have been left at this previous
Here's an amazing Case Study from the UMICH Business School on the rise of Pixar. It was written in 1996, so it's a tad out of date. But still a great historical look at the company. I found the above link on LUXO, a blog devoted to Pixar. There's lots of good stuff to check
I've been hearing rumors of a book about Walt and the Golden and Silver era's of the Walt Disney Company that tells the story through interviews with what could be called 'Walt's People'. Now comes word that it is actually a series of books edited by Didier Ghez and that the first one will be