Search form

Tagged With: Byron Howard

Rich Moore Headline News

Rich Moore Exits Disney for Sony Pictures Animation

Oscar-winning director of Disney’s ‘Zootopia,’ ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ and ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ to develop, produce and direct original animated features for Sony Pictures Animation.

Disney Headline News

Disney's 'Day of Listening' May Decide Lasseter's Fate

Insiders tell 'The Hollywood Reporter' a return is increasingly unlikely for Disney and Pixar chief, on sabbatical after admitting 'missteps' in his treatment of women. 

2017 Oscars ANIMATIONWorld

Backstage at the 89th Academy Awards

AWN celebrates Hollywood’s biggest night out backstage at the 89th Academy Awards, gathering remarks from the Oscar-winning teams behind best animated feature ‘Zootopia,’ best animated short ‘Piper,’ and best visual effects for ‘The Jungle Book.’

2017 Oscars Headline News

‘Zootopia,’ ‘Piper’ & ‘The Jungle Book’ Win Oscars at the 89th Academy Awards

Oscar gold: Walt Disney Animation Studios’ ‘Zootopia’ wins Best Animated Feature, Pixar’s ‘Piper’ wins Best Animated Short, and Disney’s live-action remake of ‘The Jungle Book’ wins Best Visual Effects at the 89th Academy Awards.

Academy Awards ANIMATIONWorld

In the Running: An Independent Look at the Oscar Nominees for Best Animated Feature

AWN’s Chris Robinson suits up to present his arguments for and against a range of conceptually and aesthetically formidable contenders for best animated feature at the 89th Academy Awards.

Disney ANIMATIONWorld

Creating a Modern World of Animals: Byron Howard on the Story and Directing Challenges of ‘Zootopia’

By Dan Sarto | Monday, February 20, 2017 at 3:09pm

As part of AWN's Professional Spotlight Series recorded during VIEW 2016, the Oscar-nominated director of Disney’s hit, ‘Zootopia,’ talks about the decision to make significant story changes well into production on the animated feature film.

Academy Awards ANIMATIONWorld

89th Academy Awards: The Oscar Nominees React

Contenders in the animated feature, animated short and visual effects categories share their initial reactions to their nominations for Oscar gold.

Awards Headline News

Nominations Announced for 89th Academy Awards

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 6:42am

Abstract: Nominees for Best Animated Feature are ‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ ‘Moana,’ ‘My Life as a Zucchini,’ ‘The Red Turtle,’ and ‘Zootopia.’

Awards Headline News

Disney’s ‘Zootopia’ Wins Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature

Named film of the year by the American Film Institute, CG-animated feature from Walt Disney Animation Studios has also won the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Animated Film and the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Animated Feature.

VIEW Conference ANIMATIONWorld

It’s October – That Means VIEW Time!

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 1:46pm

The 2016 VIEW Conference in Turin, Italy promises once again, as it does each year, an inspirational week spent watching the best work from animation, VFX and game industry greats.

VIEW 2016 Headline News

Full Program for 2016 VIEW Conference Now Online

Italy’s VIEW Conference celebrates its 17th anniversary with full program of keynote presentations, production sessions, workshops, talks and more.

Walt Disney Animation Studios Blogs

Review: Disney’s ‘Zootopia’ Lands on Blu-ray

By Joe Strike | Monday, August 15, 2016 at 12:03pm

Blu-ray release of what may be Walt Disney Animation Studios’ best all-animal animated feature ever is packed with extras, including roundtable chats with the character design, environments and animation teams.

VIEW Conference Headline News

VIEW Conference Announces 2016 Workshops & Talks

Talks and workshops at the 2016 edition of Italy’s largest computer graphics conference to include ‘Finding Hank’ with Pixar supervising technical director John Halstead, The Visual Design of ‘The Good Dinosaur’ with director of photography Sharon Calahan, and The Making of ‘Open Season: Scared Silly’ with director David Feiss.

VIEW Conference Headline News

VIEW Conference Announces 2016 Keynote Speakers, Call for Entries

Byron Howard, director of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ ‘Zootopia,’ to deliver keynote address; deadline for entries to 2016 VIEW Awards is September 15.

box office Headline News

Box Office Report: Disney’s ‘Jungle Book’ Roars to Life with $291M Globally

Jon Favreau’s CG re-imagining of the animated classic swings past expectations to score the number-two opening of all time for the month of April, and is widely expected to cross $300 million mark on Monday.

Walt Disney Animation Studios Headline News

Meet the Women Innovators Who Helped Bring Disney’s ‘Zootopia’ to Life

Look development supervisor Michelle Robinson, animation supervisor Kira Lehtomaki, technical director Heather Pritchett, and XGen leadership team member Ying Liu discuss the technology behind Walt Disney Animation Studios’ latest feature.

Disney Headline News

Disney Unveils New Music Video for Shakira's ‘Try Everything’ from ‘Zootopia’

International superstar Shakira lends her Grammy-winning voice to Gazelle, the biggest pop star in ‘Zootopia,’ in a brand-new music video.

Disney Headline News

Disney Helps Ring in the New Year with New ‘Zootopia’ Trailer

Brand-new trailer features the all-new original song “Try Everything,” written by singer-songwriter Sia and songwriting duo Stargate, and performed by Grammy-winning international superstar Shakira.

Pages

randomness