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Nickelodeon Animation Announces New Senior Leadership Appointments

Conrad Montgomery joins Nick as VP current series; internal promotions include Dana Cluverius to Senior VP current series, Claudia Spinelli to Senior VP development and Kelly Gardner to VP current series.

In-Passing Headline News

‘Scooby-Doo’ Co-Creator Joe Ruby Dies at 87

Prolific animator, writer and producer will be remembered for his many iconic animated series including ‘Dynomutt,’ ‘Dog Wonder,’ ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks,’ and ‘Superman.’

Animated Feature Film ANIMATIONWorld

Dan Povenmire and Jeff "Swampy" Marsh Talk New ‘Phineas and Ferb’ Movie

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 3:13pm

‘Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Candace Against the Universe’ sees the stepbrothers cross the galaxy to rescue their sister; film premieres August 28 on Disney+.

Virtual Event Headline News

Autodesk Vision Series Going Virtual September 9-11

Free sessions spotlight the latest CG technology, trends, and techniques as well as practical discussions about navigating a changing industry in the shadow of the global pandemic.

People Headline News

Skydance Adds Shane Prigmore as Senior VP of Animation Development

Industry veteran will focus on creative development of all feature films and TV series.

Business Headline News

Genius Brands Creating Stan Lee Universe with POW! Entertainment

New joint venture will assume perpetual, worldwide rights to over 100 original, previously unexploited, Stan Lee post-Marvel properties.

Animated Feature Film Headline News

‘Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Candace Against the Universe’ Premieres August 28 on Disney+

All four seasons of ‘Phineas and Ferb’ series and Disney Channel original ‘Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension’ coming to Disney XD August 25.

Business Headline News

Huge ‘Peter Pan’ Artwork Collection Being Auctioned June 19-21

73 lots of featured art includes collections of rare production cels, animation drawings, and concept artwork, David Hall and Mary Blair pieces, and a variety of memorabilia signed by Walt Disney.

Books ANIMATIONWorld

A Son’s Compelling Tribute to his Fabled Father, Ub Iwerks

Don Iwerks talks about his new book, Walt Disney’s Ultimate Inventor: The Genius of Ub Iwerks, which celebrates the singular achievements of the irrepressible innovator.

Events Headline News

Livestream Event: Disney Legend Don Iwerks Discusses New Ub Iwerks Book December 11

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 3:08pm

Presented by D23, the free livestream from Walt Disney Imagineering’s Glendate campus includes panel led by Leonard Maltin, with Bob Weis, Linda Folsom and Leslie Iwerks.

The Visual Effects Society Headline News

Visual Effects Society Announces 2019 VES Fellows

This year’s class, honored for their exceptional achievements and sustained contributions to the industry, will be recognized at a special reception on October 2.

The Visual Effects Society Headline News

Visual Effects Society Announces 2019 Honorees and Hall of Fame Inductees

This year’s selection of notable VFX professionals and industry luminaries to be recognized at a special VES October reception.

In Passing Headline News

Russi Taylor, Voice of Minnie Mouse, Dies at 75

By Dan Sarto | Monday, July 29, 2019 at 7:43am

The Disney Legend lent her voice talents to hundreds of Disney film, TV and theme park projects as well as characters on ‘The Simpsons’ and ‘Babe.’

The Walt Disney Company Headline News

Abigail Disney Takes Further Aim at Disney Compensation in Washington Post Op-Ed

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 9:10am

Walt’s activist grandniece expounds on her stand against the ‘naked indecency’ of studio CEO Robert Iger’s compensation. 

Disney Headline News

Walt Disney’s ‘Lost’ Oswald the Lucky Rabbit Short Film Surfaces in Japan

Previously thought to be lost, Walt Disney’s 1928 short film ‘Neck ‘n’ Neck’ features Mickey Mouse precursor Oswald the Lucky Rabbit.

Disney Headline News

New Voice Talent Spotted for Disney’s ‘101 Dalmatian Street’

Paloma Faith, Miriam Margolyes, Ben Bailey Smith, Tameka Empson and Bethan Wright take guest ‘spots’ on brand new original animated series inspired by Walt Disney’s 1961 classic ‘101 Dalmatians.’

Voice Acting Blogs

All the Way to Never Land: Disney’s ‘Peter Pan’ Signature Edition Arrives on Blu-ray

By Joe Strike | Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 11:25am

On the 65th anniversary of the 1953 animated classic, AWN’s resident ‘Miscweant’ speaks with Kathryn Beaumont, the voice of Wendy in Disney’s ‘Peter Pan.’

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