| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:50 AM
Students use computers — and their imaginations — to bring to life pirates walking on ships, pumpkins talking, oranges getting bruised and balls bouncing in the ACME Animation class at Ethel Dwyer Middle School in Huntington Beach.
| May 26, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Until now, plot details of Pixar's next film "Inside Out" have been kept under wraps. But on Monday, the studio released the synopsis of the Pete Docter-directed movie, which features a star-studded cast as the emotions.
As written on Pixar's official...
| May 27, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Netflix reached a multiyear deal with Sony Pictures Television for U.S. pay-TV window rights to the studio's animated films, starting with "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2," while Sony's other feature films will remain with Starz through at least...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Some critics are calling 2013 the best movie year in a decade. And although critical darlings don't always produce profits, it will also be the highest-grossing year on record — barely.
After a shaky spring and a summer of high-profile hits and...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 8:04 AM
Ripley's Entertainment has snapped up an unusual portrait of Apple mastermind Steve Jobs. It's made up of nearly 6,000 computer keys.
The work, which is almost 7 feet tall and 4 feet wide, was created by Orlando artist Doug Powell, who tracked down...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 3:30 PM
On Oscar nominations morning, awards pundits were buzzing over the Academy’s high-profile snubs: Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson and Robert Redford. But in the animal rights world, the upset was over the omission of the popular documentary “...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist and Luke Cage are each getting his or her own 13-episode Netflix series starting in 2015.
Disney, Marvel and Netflix announced a deal Thursday that means four live-action series based on those Marvel superheroes...
| May 15, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Walt Disney Studios has extended the contract of Chairman Alan Horn into 2018, the company said Thursday.
Horn, who previously was the longtime president of Warner Bros., joined Disney in 2012. He oversees worldwide operations for the studio, which...
| May 22, 2014
| 12:21 PM
How you approach a trip to Star Wars Weekends at Disney's Hollywood Studios can make or break your experience, whether you are a casual or die-hard fan.
The first round of Star Wars Weekends is in the books, but there are still four more three-day...
| May 23, 2014
| 5:16 AM
The dollar amount is now on the record. Apple, Google and other tech giants accused of artificially suppressing wages by conspiring not to poach each other's talent have agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by their employees for $324.5 million.
| Jan 30, 2014
| 2:09 PM
Animator Floyd Norman vividly recalled the first time he encountered Walt Disney.
In early 1956, Norman was one of a few young animators hired for a one-month tryout at the Disney studio in Burbank. A few weeks into its training, the group was told to...