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.
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Carlos Lopez Estrada, Josie Trinidad, Suzi Yoonessi and Marc Smith will all develop new animated films as the company continues to expand its commitments to diversity and inclusion.
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.
Two Genndy Tartakovsky films, including ‘Fixed,’ the studio’s first R-Rated film, plus a new ‘Boondocks’ TV series and anthology based on Anthony Bourdain graphic novel, among new projects just announced.
Oscar-winning director of Disney’s ‘Zootopia,’ ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ and ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ to develop, produce and direct original animated features for Sony Pictures Animation.
Three Oscar-nominated animated features – ‘Incredibles 2,’ ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ and ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ were directed or co-directed by CalArts alumni.
Construction to begin later this year on first-ever Disney park ‘land’ based on 2016 Oscar-winning animated feature.
Re-teaming as co-directors, Johnston and Moore push every boundary they can in ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet,’ the long-awaited sequel to Disney’s 2012 hit animated comedy adventure.
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.
All-star voice cast of Pamela Adlon, Kate Walsh, Mark Hamill, David Herman and Maurice LaMarche return in latest ‘Best Fiends’ franchise animation produced by creators of ‘The Book of Life.’
Twenty-fourth International Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart to feature screenings of ‘Zootopia,’ ‘Finding Dory,’ ‘Kung Fu Panda 3,’ ‘Ice Age: Collision Course,’ ‘Storks,’ and Japan’s ‘When Marnie Was There,’ as well as German productions ‘Die Häschenschule – Jagd nach dem goldenen Ei,’ ‘Ritter Rost 2 – das Schrottkomplott,’ ‘Mullewapp – eine schöne Schweinerei,’ and a tribute to ‘The Little Polar Bear’ filmmaker Thilo Graf Rothkirch.
Creative team behind the Oscar-winning ‘Zootopia’ returns for ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2.’
AWN celebrates Hollywood’s biggest night out backstage at the 89th Academy Awards, gathering remarks from the Oscar-winning teams behind best animated feature ‘Zootopia,’ best animated short ‘Piper,’ and best visual effects for ‘The Jungle Book.’
Oscar gold: Walt Disney Animation Studios’ ‘Zootopia’ wins Best Animated Feature, Pixar’s ‘Piper’ wins Best Animated Short, and Disney’s live-action remake of ‘The Jungle Book’ wins Best Visual Effects at the 89th Academy Awards.
AWN’s Chris Robinson suits up to present his arguments for and against a range of conceptually and aesthetically formidable contenders for best animated feature at the 89th Academy Awards.
As part of AWN's Professional Spotlight Series recorded during VIEW 2016, the Oscar-nominated director of Disney’s hit, ‘Zootopia,’ talks about the decision to make significant story changes well into production on the animated feature film.
With voting for the 89th Academy Awards closing on Tuesday, take a final look at AWN’s coverage of the contenders for Feature Animation, Short Animation and Visual Effects.
LAIKA’s ‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ Disney’s ‘Inner Workings’ and ‘Zootopia,’ and Pixar’s ‘Finding Dory’ among 28 awards for distinguished achievement.
Studio Ghibli-Wild Bunch-Why Not Productions co-production ‘The Red Turtle’ wins Best Independent Animated Feature; Pixar’s ‘Piper’ wins Best Animated Short Subject.
‘Zootopia,’ edited by Fabienne Rawley & Jeremy Milton, wins Best Edited Animated Feature Film at the 67th annual ACE Eddie Awards.
Nominees in the feature animation category are Pixar’s ‘Finding Dory,’ LAIKA’s ‘Kubo And The Two Strings,’ Walt Disney Animation Studios’ ‘Moana’ and ‘Zootopia,’ and Netflix’s ‘The Little Prince.’