Ever since The Lion King broke box office records and won a plethora of awards, pundits have predicted the rebirth of America’s love with animation. Indeed where we had 1 major studio with an animation department (well 1.5 if you include Don Bluth Animation) we… Read More »An Animation Rennaissance
Mercurie is a writer and a self proclaimed pop culture buff with an interest in classic movies, television, music,fantasy, science fiction, role playing games, comic books, medieval history, British history, and so on. He posts an anonymous blog that I’ve been reading as of late.… Read More »On Animation
But it’s not what you’re thinking. Comingsoon, and a number of bloggers at the con, report that Disney unveiled the trailer for Hitchhiker’s Guide to The Universe just before the board promoting Brad Bird and Pixar’s new film, The Incredibles.
A few days ago the New York Post opined about the growing likelihood that Pixar would return to the Disney fold. After bailing on Disney, Pixar held preliminary discussions with other studios, including MGM, Sony, Warner Bros. and Fox. (Both Fox and The Post are… Read More »Disney and Pixar Pair Up Again!
Further thoughts on the Dreamworks IPO being a real thorn in the side of Disney. Business Week Online has a story titled:DreamWorks’ IPO, Disney’s Nightmare. The ol Grey Lady has a few thoughts as well in their coverage. And of course there is the coverage… Read More »More on Dreamworks IPO
Disney’s largest competition in the animation business, well until Pixar is free from the Mouse’s trap, Dreamworks announces they are spinning off the Animation Unit into its own company. Looks like Sparky finally gets his dream job.
More from Cartoon Brew. Walt Disney Feature Animation (WDFA) has shelved its use of hand-drawn animation and laid off many of its artists and people (you know who you are) have been wondering about the future of animation. It was my prediction that myriad smaller… Read More »Animation Genesis