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Disney’s ‘Myth: A Frozen Tale’ VR Short Released on Oculus Quest

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 11:22am

Jeff Gipson’s immersive cinematic exploration of the ‘Frozen 2’ world weaves together music and visuals to take viewers on a magical Arendelle forest experience.

Awards Headline News

Art Directors Guild Announces Noms for Excellence in Film and TV Production Design

By Dan Sarto | Monday, December 9, 2019 at 10:51am

DreamWorks Animation’s ‘Abominable,' Disney’s ‘Frozen 2,’ DreamWorks Animation’s ‘How to Train Your Dragon: Hidden World,’ Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ and Pixar’s ‘Toy Story 4’ are nominated in animated film category. 

Awards Headline News

Nominations Announced for 77th Golden Globe Awards

By Dan Sarto | Monday, December 9, 2019 at 9:14am

Disney’s ‘Frozen 2,’ DreamWorks Animation’s ‘How to Train Your Dragon: Hidden World,’ Disney’s ‘The Lion King,’ LAIKA’s ‘Missing Link’ and Pixar’s ‘Toy Story 4’ receive nominations for best animated feature.

VR Headline News

New Disney VR Short ‘Myth: A Frozen Tale’ Debuts Tonight at ‘Frozen 2’ World Premiere

Immersive cinematic exploration of the ‘Frozen 2’ world, from ‘Cycles’ director Jeff Gipson, weaves music and visuals together to take viewers on a magical Arendelle forest experience. 

In Passing Headline News

Russi Taylor, Voice of Minnie Mouse, Dies at 75

By Dan Sarto | Monday, July 29, 2019 at 7:43am

The Disney Legend lent her voice talents to hundreds of Disney film, TV and theme park projects as well as characters on ‘The Simpsons’ and ‘Babe.’

The Walt Disney Studio Headline News

Disney Bumps ‘Avatar’ Sequel to 2021, Sets Dates on Three Unnamed ‘Star Wars’ Movies

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 2:36pm

First of four sequels to James Cameron’s sci-fi epic pushed out a full year to 2021, while new ‘Star Wars’ films to hit every other year starting 2022.

In Passing Headline News

Disney Animation Archive Founder Dave Smith Passes at 78

Named a Disney Legend in 2007, chief archivist dedicated his four-decade career at the studio to preserving Disney’s precious treasures from film, television, theme parks and beyond.

Awards Headline News

Nominations Announced for 76th Golden Globe Awards

Pixar’s ‘Incredibles 2,’ Wes Anderson’s ‘Isle of Dogs,’ Mamoru Hosoda’s ‘Mirai,’ Disney’s ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ and Sony’s ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ receive nominations for best animated feature.

Disney Headline News

CLIP: Meet Your Search Bar in Disney’s ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’

‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ celebrates Internet Day with a brand-new clip, ‘KnowsMore,’ a new video featuring Sarah Silverman called ‘Happy Birthday Internet,’ and an international poster rollout on Disney.com and Oh My Disney.

Pixar Headline News

Pixar Co-Founder Ed Catmull Retiring After 40 Years

Catmull transitioning to an advisory role to end in summer 2019; Pixar president Jim Morris and Walt Disney Animation Studios president Andrew Millstein to continue in Catmull’s place.

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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.

Home Entertainment Headline News

VIDEO: Watch Walt Disney Explain His Process for Creating ‘Pinocchio’

Two-time Oscar-winning classic animated feature from Walt Disney Animation Studios now available on Digital HD and arrives on Blu-ray and DVD on January 31.

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Jon Favreau Looks Back at ‘The Jungle Book’

Heading into Awards Season, the director of Disney’s 2016 photoreal live-action/CG hybrid action-adventure hit reflects on his initial skepticism and concerns adapting an animated feature film classic.

In Passing Headline News

‘Bambi’ Artist Tyrus Wong Dead at 106

Chinese immigrant artist who created the haunting visual style of Walt Disney’s beloved animated classic overcame poverty, discrimination and a lack of recognition to become one of the most celebrated Chinese-American artists of the 20th century.

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