As Sr. VP/GM at Disney Television Animation, she has overseen the development of current animated slate, making the studio home to a notable roster of creative talent while launching initiatives promoting and advancing diversity and inclusion.
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Tony Award-winning former Disneytoon Studios and Imagineering exec returns to Disney as Vice President, Studio Strategy and Operations, while Disney Television Animation exec promoted to Vice President, Production.
Francis promoted to Vice President, Current Series and Diversity; Dyste upped to VP Production and Artist Management.
Newly created role will be responsible for unifying animated content vision across company’s various viewing platforms.
Seventy-five employees laid off and productions shut down, effective immediately, as Disney closes down the Glendale production facility.
New hires bring decades of experience in production, marketing and brand development to Toronto-based studio.
Actress Rashida Jones and writing partner Will McCormack deny ‘unwanted advance,’ instead point to lack of ‘an equal creative voice’ for women and people of color at Pixar Animation Studios.
Chief Creative Officer of Pixar Animation Studios, Walt Disney Animation Studios and DisneyToon Studios acknowledges ‘missteps’ and that he possibly made coworkers feel ‘disrespected or uncomfortable.’
John Lasseter joins filmmakers and voice talent to share details and surprises about upcoming film slate including ‘Coco,’ ‘Toy Story 4,’ Frozen 2, ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2,’ and Brad Bird’s ‘Incredibles 2.’
‘Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs’ 1 & 2 producer previously served as executive vice president of physical production.
Joe Strike is more than impressed with director Steve Loter and DisneyToon Studio’s newest Disney Fairies animated feature.
‘Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast,’ from Disneytoon Studios, arrives on Blu-ray March 3, 2015.
“Whenever we get stuck at Pixar or Disney, I put on a Miyazaki film sequence or two, just to get us inspired again.”
In-home release from DisneyToon Studios is the latest new Disney Fairies adventure featuring Tinker Bell’s friend Fawn and Gruff the NeverBeast.
Sixteen staffers are affected by layoffs at the Glendale, CA-based division of Walt Disney Animation Studios.
In another victory for Marvel Studios, James Gunn's ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ opens to a record-breaking $94.3 million in North America, the top August debut of all time.
Despite the weekend’s new offerings, North American revenue is once again down, this time by nearly 12 percent from the same weekend a year ago (the summer continues to be down by more than 20 percent).
Fox's ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ remains at number one in its second weekend, bringing in $36 million for a domestic total of $139 million; Disney's animated family feature ‘Planes: Fire & Rescue’ comes in third with an $18 million debut.