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Disney Animation working on new Hand Drawn film

This morning on Facebook Disney’s Animation Research Library wished Disney animation director Ron Clements a Happy Birthday. We do too! On this 25th of April, we wish Artist-Writer-Director Ron Clements a Happy Birthday! Born in Sioux City, Iowa, Ron joined Disney Animation as an apprentice… Read More »Disney Animation working on new Hand Drawn film

New Image from Brave Today, Full Length Trailer Tomorrow

A new image from the upcoming Disney Pixar film “Brave” was released today. In it, you see Princess Merida sitting on the throne with her family looking unhappy. According to co-director Mark Andrews, “She isn’t your typical princess. She doesn’t wear nice clothes except in… Read More »New Image from Brave Today, Full Length Trailer Tomorrow

Interview with Directors of The Lion King reflect on 3-D update, origin of film

I recently had the pleasure of sitting in on a virtual roundtable interview with directors, Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff from Disney’s animated feature The Lion King. In the talk they discussed the recent conversion to 3-D, how it impacted the film, it’s successful return to the box office, along with general questions about the making of the film. The Lion King 3-D’s theatrical run has been extended at least one more weekend and the Blu-Ray/DVD/Limited Edition 3-D Combo pack hits shelves on October 4th.

The full interview is below the jump:

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Disney to Extend The Lion King 3D Stay in Theaters

The 3-D reissue of the 1994 Disney animated feature “The Lion King” won 1st place at the box office for a second week in a row. The estimated $22.6 beat out Brad Pitt’s Moneyball and Morgan Freeman in Dolphin’s Tale. That makes the total take… Read More »Disney to Extend The Lion King 3D Stay in Theaters

Zooey Deschanel sings “So Long” from Winnie The Pooh

Actress and recording artist Zooey Deschanel gives us a little preview of ‘So Long’, a song she sings in Disney’s next animated feature, “Winnie The Pooh.”

“Winnie the Pooh” hits theaters July 15, 2011.

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Below the jump you’ll find a short, but cute, clip from the movie:

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Tangled bests all new films at Box Office, fails to beat Harry Potter

It’s not just Disney’s theme parks that are struggling with competition from the wizard kid Harry Potter. Despite pulling in over $69 million in Holiday weekend box office cash, Tangled failed to overcome part one of Harry Potter’s final film. In it’s second weekend Potter… Read More »Tangled bests all new films at Box Office, fails to beat Harry Potter