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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. 

box office Headline News

‘Avengers: Endgame’ Continues Box Office Domination as ‘Ugly Dolls’ Stumbles in Debut

Marvel’s follow-up to ‘Infinity Wars’ scores record setting second-weekend haul while STX’s animated family offering gets little love from audiences.

box office Headline News

$1.2 Billion ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Debut Shatters Box Office Record

By Dan Sarto | Monday, April 29, 2019 at 11:03am

Marvel’s highly anticipated follow-up to ‘Infinity War’ beats industry predictions and blasts right by previous records for both domestic and international opening weekends.

MPC VFXWorld

How MPC Animated the High-Flying Elephant for Tim Burton’s ‘Dumbo’

From defying gravity to expressing emotion in a believable way, reality was key for animation supervisor Catherine Mullan and the team of artists at MPC.

MPC Headline News

Acclaimed VFX Supervisor Lindy De Quattro Joins MPC Film

Visual effects veteran with film credits including ‘Iron Man 2,’ ‘Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol,’ ‘Downsizing’ and ‘Pacific Rim’ currently serves on the Executive Committee for the Academy’s VFX Branch.

Disney Blogs

REVIEW: Disney’s ‘Dumbo’ Remake is ‘Pure Burton’

By Joe Strike | Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 4:25pm

In the absence of talking animals, director Tim Burton’s ‘Dumbo’ works in plot points and references to the original film in very clever ways that fans of the original will recognize without feeling forced.

FMX 2019 Headline News

FMX 2019 Adds ‘First Man,’ ‘Alita’ & ‘Dumbo’ to VFX Track

New ‘Rapture of the Deep’ trailer, created by students at the Filmakademie‘s Animationsinstitut for the FMX Immersive Media track, is now online.

Business Headline News

Will Writers of the Original ‘Lion King’ Get Credits and Residuals from Disney’s Remake?

By Dan Sarto | Monday, January 14, 2019 at 3:18pm

Story artists and contributors on 1994 animated classic, made outside Writers Guild of America jurisdiction, may not be credited or compensated by upcoming live-action summer release.

Disney Headline News

Disney Details 2019 Feature Slate

Ten new Disney releases set for 2019 include super hero blockbusters, sci-fi adventures, live-action remakes of classic animated films, and the highly anticipated animated sequels ‘Frozen 2’ and ‘Toy Story 4.’

Preservation Headline News

U.S. Film Registry adds ‘Dumbo,’ ‘Lusitania’

Classic Disney feature and Winsor McCay-animated short on list that also includes ‘The Goonies,’ ‘Superman’ and ‘Titanic.’

Disney Headline News

Disney Showcases Live-Action Slate at D23 Expo 2017

Stars and filmmakers of upcoming Disney, Lucasfilm and Marvel Studios movies featured at Saturday’s live-action event; ‘Mulan,’ ‘Jungle Cruise’ and ‘Aladdin’ features confirmed.

Disney Headline News

First Look: Production Underway for Tim Burton’s Live-Action Remake of ‘Dumbo’

Live-action reimagining of Walt Disney’s 1941 classic 2D-animated film stars Colin Farrell, Danny DeVito, Eva Green and Michael Keaton.

Disney Headline News

Disney Unveils Details for Upcoming Live-Action Slate

Upcoming live-action features include ‘The Jungle Book 2,’ ‘Cruella,’ a ‘Mary Poppins’ sequel, and ‘The Nutcracker and the Four Realms,’ to be directed by Lasse Hallstrom.

Disney VFXWorld

Delving Into the Photoreal World of Disney’s ‘Jungle Book’ Remake

Sneak preview presentation at Disney’s El Capitan Theater with director Jon Favreau and visual effects supervisor Rob Legato unveils stunning live-action/CG hybrid environments and characters.

Disney Headline News

Disney Sets Live-Action Remake of ‘Sword in the Stone’

Disney continues its recent trend of remaking its animated classics into live-action films that started with ‘Maleficent’ and ‘Cinderella’ and now includes ‘Mulan,’ ‘Winnie The Pooh,’ ‘The Jungle Book,’ ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ ‘Dumbo,’ a new movie starring ‘Peter Pan’s Tinker Bell, and the ‘Bald Mountain’ sequence in ‘Fantasia.’

Disney Headline News

Disney Planning Live-Action Feature Based on ‘Fantasia’s ‘Night on Bald Mountain’

Project continues Disney's recent trend of remaking its animated classics into live-action films, beginning with ‘Maleficent’ and ‘Cinderella,’ and now including ‘Mulan,’ ‘Winnie The Pooh,’ ‘The Jungle Book,’ ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ ‘Dumbo’ and a new movie starring ‘Peter Pan’s Tinker Bell.

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Disney Planning Live-Action ‘Winnie The Pooh,’ ‘Mulan’ Features

Indie filmmaker Alex Ross Perry set to write the script for the live-action adaption of ‘Winnie the Pooh,’ while Elizabeth Martin and Lauren Hynek are hired to write the script for the adaptation of ‘Mulan.’