The shockwaves from Pixar Animator and Story man Joe Ranft's death continue to spread across the internet and the world. Searches on his name now rank number 3 on technorati and reflections on how Ranft's work and life continue to be posted. Ranft's death is immensely sad news for the creators and fans of animation
Wanna be on TV? The ABC Network is currently casting for many of their reality based shows. A couple of the new ones sound interesting: Miracle Workers is a new primetime series for ABC. Each week the show will focus on patients with serious medical conditions. An elite team of medical professionals will utilize cutting
The master plan is brilliant: Get folks to the parks. Then make sure they don't forget about the parks when they return home. Along the way, a young generation will start thinking that Disney is cool again, and that's crucial, since rival film studios are wresting the animation crown from Disney.At The Moteley Fool Rick
I've met Peter Schneider, former chair of the Walt Disney Studios, a couple times, all in his capacity as head of Walt Disney Feature Animation. He was nice to me even though I was just a fan. His career wasn't painted so brightly in Disney War, so I'm happy that he's landed on his feet.
There's a new blog I've been reading that provides supercalifragilistic insight into the world of a walk-around Disney character at Disney World. She calls herself Lauren and here's an example of what happened one day when she played the part of Mary Poppins. I was Mary Poppins this morning at the Grand Floridian Resort breakfast