Nominees for best animated motion picture are LAIKA’s ‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ Illumination Entertainment’s ‘Sing,’ director Claude Barras’s ‘My Life As A Zucchini,’ and Disney’s ‘Moana’ and ‘Zootopia.’
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Walt Disney Animation Studios feature tops the North American box office with $18.8 million; Illumination Entertainment’s ‘Sing’ rolls out to international territories ahead of its domestic debut.
Makoto Shinkai’s anime feature debuts to $41 million in China, and passes Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘Howl’s Moving Castle’ to become the second-largest-grossing Japanese film of all time; Disney’s CG-animated ‘Moana’ rules North American box office for second weekend in a row.
Directed by Leo Matsuda, ‘Inner Workings’ uses combination of hand-drawn and CG animation previously employed in the Oscar-winning shorts ‘Paperman’ and ‘Feast.’
‘Zootopia’ nabs 11 nominations for the 44th Annie Awards; LAIKA’s ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ earns 10 nominations.
More than 40 years after joining Disney, the veteran ‘The Little Mermaid’ and ‘Aladdin’ directors’ latest animated gem hits the theatre.
With some projects yet to complete their qualifying run, a record 27 features are submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 89th Academy Awards.
The Mouse House posts its biggest year ever at the global box office with $5,851.4 million through Nov. 1, surpassing the studio’s previous calendar-year record of $5,843.8 million set in 2015.
Casting begins on a Tahitian language version of the upcoming Walt Disney Animation Studios feature, ‘Moana.’
Diverse team behind the film’s music includes songwriter/composer Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mark Mancina, and Te Vaka founder and lead singer Opetaia Foa’I; Dwayne Johnson performs ‘You’re Welcome.’
Walt Disney Animation Studios reveals the characters and voice talent for upcoming feature film ‘Moana.’
New international trailer for Walt Disney Animation Studios’ forthcoming animated feature directed by Ron Clements and John Musker introduces a baby Moana as she meets the Water for the first time.
Director Leo Matsuda and producer Sean Lurie delight crowd with amusing notes about the making of their new Disney short.
New teaser and images for Walt Disney Animation Studios’ ‘Moana’ coincides with preview showcase with directors Ron Clements and John Musker at Annecy 2016.
Festival trailer from production company CARIBARA ANNECY was directed by Régis Vidal and Florian Thouret with animation produced at 3D studio inthebox.
Ann Marie Fleming’s ‘Window Horses,’ Penny Lane’s ‘NUTS!’ and Sang-ho Yeon’s ‘Seoul Station’ among nine films selected to screen in competition at this year’s Annecy International Animated Film Festival.
Legendary directors Ron Clements and John Musker return to Annecy to present never-before-seen footage from their upcoming feature; from the studio behind ‘Feast’ and ‘Paperman’ Comes ‘Inner Workings,’ directed by Leo Matsuda.
Disney casts 14-year-old native Hawaiian newcomer Auli’i Cravalho as the voice of the title character in its forthcoming animated feature, ‘Moana.’
Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios chief welcomes filmmakers and voice talent to D23 EXPO 2015 stage to reveal new details about ‘The Good Dinosaur,’ ‘Finding Dory,’ ‘Zootopia,’ ‘Moana,’ ‘Gigantic,’ ‘Coco,’ and more.
Directed by John Musker and Ron Clements, Disney’s ‘Moana’ to feature music from Tony-winner Lin-Manuel Miranda, Grammy-winning composer Mark Mancina and Opetaia Foa’I, founder and lead singer of the award-winning world music band Te Vaka.
Can’t-miss offerings include ‘Frozen’ Sing-Along, ‘Toy Story’ 20th Anniversary, ‘Star Wars,’ and secret special guests.
Chief creative officer John Lasseter hosts a detailed two-hour presentation on the upcoming slate of Disney/Pixar animated films at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.