Using popular Nickelodeon characters, the newly launched animated show teaches kids about the contributions of Black people to American culture and features iconic figures such as Ruby Bridges, Thurgood Marshall, Katherine Johnson, and Guion Steward Bluford Jr.
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Studio’s first new theatrical short in five years will front upcoming ‘Raya and the Last Dragon,’ which debuts worldwide March 5, before hitting Disney+ in June.
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.
Former Blue Sky and Disney veteran named Group Head of CG for Feature Animation; Holger Voss upped to Group Head of CG for Visual Effects, Alexander Savenko to Group Head of Production Technology, and Danny Smith to Group Head of Infrastructure Technology.
Legendary nine-time Oscar-winning senior VFX supervisor to be honored at this week’s conference; ‘Tenet’ VFX supervisor Andrew Jackson to deliver closing keynote Friday, October 23.
Though we’ll miss out annual trip to Turin, Italy, we’ll pretend our stale pop tart is a pistachio biscotti as we sit back and gush over the stellar roster of talent set to teach, talk, and share over the next seven days; starting tomorrow, VIEW 2020 runs through October 23.
Star-studded 21st edition of Italy’s premier digital media conference, with 125 planned talks, workshops, and panels, as well as special Business Innovation Summit, will be presented free of charge, coming October 18-23, online and on-site in Torino, Italy.
The Oscar-nominated ‘Moana’ producer will discuss Don Hall and Carlos López Estrada’s upcoming animated feature at the 21st edition of annual conference, being held October 18-23, online and on-site in Torino, Italy.
Live-streamed presentation by famed directors of ‘The Little Mermaid,’ ‘Aladdin,’ and ‘Moana’ will feature their Disney history and views on animation, past, present and future; event presented by ASIFA-Hollywood.
Disney’s innovative experimental short film program that began in 2016 has just premiered its inaugural set of distinctly different films from 14 first-time directors.
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.
New film from ‘Moana’ producer and ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ writer reported to include Asian story elements and female lead.
Disney’s Alternative Division to produce eight-episode documentary mini-series based on animation historian Mindy Johnson’s book, ‘Ink & Paint: The Women of Walt Disney's Animation.’
New preschool series will use animated paper and clay to tell humorous stories that teach kids about kindness.
Disney Animation to bring the world debut of its first-ever VR short, ‘Cycles,’ a behind-the-scenes look at ‘Ralph Breaks The Internet’ and share a complete data set from ‘Moana.’
Research group releases paper detailing a new way to art direct hair animation and provide greater artistic control.
Oscar-winning ‘Frozen’ writer-director Jennifer Lee is one of the talented women being featured in #DreamBigPrincess film series, part of UN Foundation Girl Up initiative.
Studio lands ‘Sputnik’ and ‘Yokai Samba’ pitches from the Oscar-nominated director of the Disney short ‘Inner Workings.’
Acclaimed animator co-directed with partner Ron Clements seven features for the studio, including ‘The Little Mermaid,’ ‘Aladdin’ and ‘Moana.’
The former Disney animator and his colleagues will base the feature on Winsor McCay’s classic newspaper comic strip.
Two recent GKIDS releases, both U.S. produced, show how 2D animated features are not just alive, but thriving.
Production sessions at Germany’s international conference on animation, visual effects, VR, games and transmedia also to include ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’ and Kraftwerk 3D.
Speakers at Animation Dingle’s fifth edition include ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ director Dean DeBlois, Cartoon Saloon’s Nora Twomey, former Nickelodeon exec Russel Hicks, Brown Bag Films’ Bronagh O’Hanlon and Darragh O'Connell, Lupus Films’ Camilla Deakin, Amazon Studios’ Tara Sorensen, and more.