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  • Arthur Rankin dies at 89; created TV's 'Rudolph the Red-Nose Reindeer'

    Arthur Rankin dies at 89; created TV's 'Rudolph the Red-Nose Reindeer'
    More than five decades ago, Arthur Rankin Jr., a producer-director working in stop-motion animation, had an idea to develop a family-oriented TV special around a popular Christmas song. He hoped a network would like it enough to run it two or three times....
  • Winning 'Loon' returns to Orlando

     Winning 'Loon' returns to Orlando
    "Loon," a big hit at the Orlando Fringe Festival, is back this weekend — and there are still a few tickets left. At the Fringe Festival last May, the show won two top Critics' Choice Awards: for best show and best female performance. It's a...
  • 'Frozen,' 'Thor' Sequel Heat Up Disney First Quarter Results

    The success of the animated musical "Frozen" and Marvel's "Thor: The Dark World" helped boost the Walt Disney Co's first fiscal quarter results for 2014, with gaining 9% to $12.3 billion, while profits came in at $1.8 billion, an increase of 27%. Disney'...
  • Disney's 'Frozen' Plans: Theme Parks, Broadway, Videogames and Beyond

    Disney's Bob Iger said Wednesday that "Frozen" isn't likely to thaw for Disney for a long time to come. With the animated film surpassing "The Lion King" as Walt Disney Animation's highest-grossing toon to date, the Mouse House is developing new ways...
  • 'The Lego Movie' builds big advance ticket sales

    "The Lego Movie" already is blocking out a big following -- even before it has hit theaters. The computer-animated movie from Warner Bros., the first full-length feature film centered around the Lego toys, is on track to become Fandango's second-biggest...
  • Exclusive Disney invitation collection and touch-friendly interface make party planning more magical

    Exclusive Disney invitation collection and touch-friendly interface make party planning more magical
    How inviting: Here are a couple of developments that parents and kids will enjoy. Chances are most parents have, at one time or another, planned a Disney-themed birthday party for their young children. From Disney princesses to Pixar characters –...
  • Box Office: 'Lego' Building Toward $60 Million-Plus Bow

    Though it may be working with toys, Warner Bros. isn't playing around this weekend as "The Lego Movie" looks to make slightly north of $60 million in three days. In line with the film's reported $60 million budget, and outdoing its pre-weekend bet by $15...
  • Cast of Disney's 'Frozen' Performs Live

    "Apparently Disney didn't realize they have a concert (hall) named after them so we're here at this Bat Mitzvah venue," joked Josh Gad as he kicked off an evening in which the cast of Disney's Oscar-nominated "Frozen" performed songs from the animated hit...
  • Students really animated by computer class

     Students really animated by computer class
    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. The...
  • Disney Launches Accelerator Program to Fund Tech Startups

    The Walt Disney Co. chief Bob Iger has long been an early adopter and supporter of new technology and digital platforms. Now the Mouse House has launched a program to invest in startups through Disney Accelerator, a three-month mentorship and seed-stage...
  • 'How to Train Your Dragon 2′ and 'The Tale of Princess Kaguya' to Play at Annecy Animation Festival

    PARIS -- Dean DeBlois' "How to Train Your Dragon 2" and Studio Ghibli's "The Tale of Princess Kaguya" are among the high-profile toon pics set to play at the upcoming Annecy Intl. Film Festival. Both movies will first world-premiere at Cannes....