| Jan 30, 2014
| 4:45 PM
The five Academy Award nominees for animated short film this year split up into two disparate groups: happy meal and white tablecloth.
Originally shown with the Disney feature film "Frozen," "Get a Horse!" is the best known and most seen of the bunch....
| Dec 16, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Powered by the year's top-grossing release, "Iron Man 3," Disney just scored a company best in domestic box office, surpassing the studio's previous record of $1.55 billion set last year. Internationally, the Mouse amassed through November north of $2.3...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 12:30 PM
In terms of box office, life is good for the animation business, as audiences show their affection for the genre. In terms of awards, it's a different story.
In the past 85 years, Academy Awards voters have repeatedly shown that they consider animation...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 7:30 AM
As feature animation becomes an increasingly crowded field, the pressure to create appealing and enduring characters with thrift and speed has intensified. Five directors recently came together for the Envelope Animation Round Table to discuss the...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Dan Scanlon, 37, joined Pixar in 2001, working as a story artist on "Cars" and "Toy Story 3," and he co-directed the 2006 short film "Mater and the Ghost Light." He made his feature directorial debut this year with "Monsters University," which...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 1:14 PM
It looks like there will be plenty of computer animated movies underneath Christmas trees this year.
The Walt Disney Pictures and Pixar Animation Studios family film "Monsters University" and DreamWorks Animation's "Turbo" took the No. 1 and No. 2...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 10:30 AM
"Frozen" and "Monsters University" topped the film category for the 41st Annie Awards nominations with 10 each, followed closely by "Despicable Me 2" and "The Croods" with nine each, in a first glimpse at of the animated awards season race. Rounding out...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Neither White House invaders nor a team of aging comedians could expel "Monsters University" from the top of Rentrak's DVD sales chart.
The prequel to Pixar's hit computer-animated family film "Monsters, Inc." was the top-selling DVD and Blu-ray title...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 2:11 PM
"Monsters University" was at the top of its class in its freshman week in the home entertainment market.
The hit prequel to the 2001 Pixar computer-animated family film "Monsters Inc." topped Rentrak's DVD and Blu-ray sales chart. This comes after...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Minions, monsters and snowmen, oh my!
When the Academy expanded its best picture race to 10 possible slots in 2009, some pundits wondered whether it was time to retire the animated feature category. Within the first two years of the new rules, Pixar's...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 10:08 AM
Netflix said it will become the exclusive subscription on-demand service providing Disney live-action and animated films in the Netherlands.
Beginning next year, Netflix subscribers will have access to first-run films from Disney, Pixar and Marvel...