| Feb 19, 2014
| 4:30 AM
PARIS - Producer Didier Brunner, one of the driving forces of European feature film animation, has stepped down as president of Les Armateurs, the five-time-Oscar nommed Paris-based film/TV animation production house.
First attracting attention with...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Mickey's Jammin' Jungle Parade will come to an end at Disney's Animal Kingdom this summer, a Disney World spokeswoman said Thursday. Its last day will be sometime in June, she said.
Work on an expansion of Animal Kingdom, which will include a Pandora...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Walt Disney Animation Studio's box office blockbuster "Frozen" won the 41st Annie Award for animated flm Saturday evening at a ceremony at UCLA's Royce Hall.
The film, which is nominated for an Oscar for animated feature, also won the honors for...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 12:30 AM
"Frozen" has iced another honor, winning the top prize Saturday, Feb. 1, at the 41st Annie Awards.
The musical toon scooped up five of Disney's 10 Annies, presented by ASIFA-Hollywood, which hosts Hollywood's biggest night for the animation industry....
| Feb 2, 2014
| 12:30 PM
It was Samuel Butler who wrote of dogs that, "You may make a fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself too." He reckoned without the prissy, annoyingly infallible canine hero of "Mr. Peabody &...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:29 PM
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....
| Feb 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
With the launch of a new cloud-based movie service from Walt Disney Co., the marketplace of Web-based movie services just got more crowded and possibly confusing for consumers.
After eschewing UltraViolet, a technology standard backed by its main...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Disney Interactive, the struggling video game and digital media subsidiary of Walt Disney Co., is cutting roughly 700 jobs worldwide, the company said Thursday.
The division is closing offices in Chicago, New Jersey, Colorado, South Korea and Hyderabad,...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The typical Lego minifigure stands just 4cm tall, though of course, the popular construction toys hold a much bigger place than that in children's imaginations. "The Lego Movie" understands how fans interact with the brand and answers with a mile-a-minute...
| 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...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 4:58 PM
Disney Interactive, the struggling video game and digital media subsidiary of the Walt Disney Co., is expected to begin a round of layoffs, according to a source with knowledge of the matter.
The cuts could come as soon as this week.