The award-winning author, historian, filmmaker, and educator discusses animation’s history and the upcoming documentary highlighting Disney’s transition from hand-drawn to CG animation.
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Disney’s 100th Anniversary Celebration continues next month during ‘World Princess Week’ with the inaugural 4K streaming release of the 1950 animated classic.
The ‘Hamilton’ helmer joins the upcoming remake, starring Dwayne Johnson as the demigod Maui, whom he voiced in the original 3DCG animated film.
The reimagining of Disney’s hit animated feature joins the company’s lineup of films derived from its animated movie library, including the highly anticipated ‘The Little Mermaid’ opening in theaters next month.
In collaboration with ‘Immersive Van Gogh’ exhibit creators Lighthouse Immersive Studios, the experiential exhibit will deliver music and artistry from Disney Animation’s iconic canon of films to live audiences as never experienced before.
The two revered, legendary Disney animators, featured in Disney+’s recent documentary series, ‘Sketchbook,’ discuss at length how 2D is very much alive and well at the studio, and how bringing life and emotion to a character through a series of drawings still excites and inspires them.
Executive produced by Jon M. Chu, ‘Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration’ will blend all-new, live-action performances with scenes from the original animated classic.
Focusing on production, resource management, training, and operations, she will share leadership responsibilities and title with president Tom Jacomb; she will also join the animation team on June 16 at Annecy 2022 as it presents ‘Pathways to DNEG’ and ‘DNEG Animation: A Proper Hello.’
VFX and animation studio hires former LAIKA and NBCUniversal senior exec to head animation operations; industry veteran brings 25+ years’ experience to new role.
Musical being produced for Disney+ is set as the inaugural project at company’s new Vancouver studio opening later this year; Oscar-nominated Osnat Shurer will serve as the show’s producer.
‘The Photograph’ writer/director to helm upcoming musical series about the life and adventures of the first Black Disney princess, coming to Disney+ in 2023.
The VFX and animation studio credits the dedication of talented artists, engineers, and support staff as its highlights some of the company’s most memorable work.
For writers / directors Trent Correy and Dan Abraham, discovering the source of heart, humor, and empathy in the ‘Frozen’ franchise’s irascible, loveable optimist was a passion project that began almost a decade ago; nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Short Form Animated Program, the film is available on Disney+.
The studio’s innovative program is back on Disney+ with five new animated films from five first-time directors, expertly guided from pitch to post by production manager Jennifer Newfield.
Studio’s latest animated theatrical short, about a raccoon whose frustrated parent tries to keep them both safe, will run alongside upcoming musical comedy, ‘Encanto,’ later in 2021.
Catch a sneak peak of Disney Animation's latest short, now available with the digital purchase of Disney’s all-new animated epic adventure.
Former Disney executive to lead VFX company’s further global expansion into original content and animation.
The Oscar-qualified short combines 2D animation with contemporary artistry to adapt a poem about the true-life experiences of poet and World War II veteran Edward Field.
Premiering on Disney+ in 2022, the original sci-fi series, set in Lagos, explores themes of class, innocence, and challenging the status quo.
Investor meeting announcements by CCO and 'Frozen' film franchise director Jennifer Lee reveal both original and spin-off projects releasing in theatres and on Disney+ through 2023.
Premiering tomorrow on Netflix, the poignant and moving animated short draws directly from the director’s childhood loss; he hopes his film encourages storytellers in the Black community to get their voices heard.
Disney Animation’s upcoming animated fantasy-adventure will be available to subscribers of the streaming platform for a premium fee on March 5, 2021, the same day it hits cinemas.
The new virtual reality project, created entirely with Oculus’ VR-native animation platform, is a whimsical tale about balancing work and family that immerses the viewer in a vivid and glittering wonderland.
Written and directed by Dan Abraham and Trent Correy, the new animated short confirms that behind Olaf’s bouncy silliness is a character filled with optimism, joy, and concern for others.