The beloved studio responsible for ‘My Neighbor Totoro’ and ‘Ponyo,’ home to iconic Oscar-winning director Hayao Miyazaki, recently posted an image on Twitter featuring Totoro with iconic characters from the Pixar Universe.
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Written and directed by Emmy Award winner Joe Mateo, the CG film follows a horticulturist-astronaut trying to survive after crash landing on a desolate dwarf planet; short is first under new Apple/Skydance animated film and TV partnership.
Sci-fi thriller based on the popular webtoon is the first Korean-language project for the streamer; ‘Parasite’s Lee Sun-Kyun to star, with Kim Jee-Woon writing and directing.
The Academy Award winning actor will voice ‘The Dragon’ in Peggy Holmes’ tale of the unluckiest girl in the world, the first project under the animation studio's new multi-year deal to produce films and TV shows for Apple TV+.
Partnership kicks-off with features ‘Luck’ and ‘Spellbound,’ and two-season order for ‘The Search for WondLa,’ all set to stream on Apple TV+.
Grammy Award winner Glenn Slater to write lyrics, and Grammy Award winner Chris Montan to serve as executive music producer, on Vicky Jenson’s upcoming animated feature.
John Lasseter-led animation studio’s purchase of Spanish CG animation studio brings development and production under one roof; new entity will be named Skydance Animation Madrid.
Alessandro Carloni leaves the production reportedly due to creative differences with studio head John Lasseter.
Management changes at Walt Disney Animation and Blue Sky Studios signal Disney’s effort to more fully integrate former Fox film and TV assets is gaining strength.
Praising ‘Luck’ director Alessandro Carloni, two-time Oscar-winning actor outlines concerns about Skydance Animation’s hire of former Disney and Pixar chief creative officer John Lasseter in a letter to the studio.
Two-time Oscar winner backs out of her role as voice talent for the upcoming animated feature because of concerns about working with the former Disney and Pixar chief.
Replacing Bill Damaschke, animation veteran to serve as newly-hired division head John Lasseter’s right hand.
Former Disney and Pixar chief creative officer expresses contrition for past ‘missteps’ at town hall meeting with staffers at Skydance Animation.
Delivering a personal take on John Lasseter’s appointment as head of Skydance Animation at a town hall meeting on Monday, Paramount Animation president Mirielle Soria says ‘no one should feel obligated to work with him.’
Women in Animation president Marge Dean addresses the hiring of John Lasseter to head Skydance Animation in an open letter to members.
Former Pixar and Disney Animation chief’s employment contract said to include ‘ironclad’ provisions protecting Skydance from any past, present or future misdeeds.
Former Pixar and Disney chief creative officer to lead David Ellison’s animation studio following year-long break from the industry; Bill Damaschke to ‘transition from current role.’
Seventy-five employees laid off and productions shut down, effective immediately, as Disney closes down the Glendale production facility.
Former Pixar artist pens pro-equality manifesto, “Pixar’s Sexist Boys Club,” in a #MeToo “Call for Radical Change.”
He will stay on to consult through the year; top replacement prospects are Pete Docter at Pixar and Jennifer Lee at Disney.
Pixar and Disney chief creative officer may return to the studio in a limited role following a six-month hiatus.
‘The Hollywood Reporter’ writes that the Pixar and Disney Feature Animation chief’s return looks increasingly unlikely.