"Brave" News Roundup: Developing the Movie and More (UPDATED June 21, 2012)

by Ed Liuon June 21, 2012
Several articles are making the rounds now about Brave, the upcoming new release from Disney/Pixar coming to theaters this Friday, June 22, 2012: The Boston Globe covers the development of the movie overall, examining how the story was originally inspired by co-director Brenda Chapman’s relationship with her daughter and how the movie aspired to separate […]

World’s Finest Interviews Robert Kral on Scoring "Superman vs. the Elite"

by Ed Liuon June 21, 2012
The World’s Finest has interviewed composer Robert Kral on his work scoring the latest DC direct-to-video movie Superman vs. the Elite. Among other topics, Kral discusses how the music he composed for Superman Doomsday was used in the new movie, how story and tone affect his compositions, the differences between composing for feature-length movies vs. […]

"Monsters University" – Four Teaser Trailers and New Artwork Released

by Ed Liuon June 20, 2012
Disney/Pixar has released four different teaser trailers for Monsters University, the prequel to 2001’s Monsters Inc. that visits Sully and Mike Wazowski in college to learn how the two became best buddies. Click on any of the screenshots below to view full-size: OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS MONSTERS UNIVERSITY (In Disney Digital 3D™) DISNEY•PIXAR Like us on Facebook: […]

"Tinker Bell: Secret of the Wings" – New Trailer Released

by Ed Liuon June 19, 2012
Walt Disney Pictures has released a new trailer for Tinker Bell: Secret of the Wings, the new direct-to-video animated feature film in the “Disney Fairies” series slated for release on October 23, 2012, on DVD, Blu-ray, and Blu-ray 3D. The new trailer also reveals the secret of the new fairy character Periwinkle (voiced by Lucy […]

"Bleach Movies 1, 2, and 3" Blu-Rays (UK Editions): Don’t Fear The Reaper

by Grant Whiteon June 18, 2012
I’ve never really been able to get into Bleach, though not for a lack of trying. Around the point I was getting tired of Naruto, a likeminded friend tried to get me into Bleach, which he was quite enjoying. I sampled the earlier parts of the story, but from that and a look around online […]

PR: Disney•Pixar’s "Brave" Targets U.S. Olympic Team for Archery; New Video Promos Released

by Ed Liuon June 15, 2012
Disney/Pixar has released two new promotional videos for Brave, the upcoming feature film coming to theaters June 22, 2012, and issued a press release of a special screening on June 17 for the athletes of Team USA, including members of the U.S. Olympic Team for Archery. The Brave Summer Games: Happy Father’s Day from Brave: […]

Disney Delays "Planes" to Fall 2013, "Quest for the Queen" to Spring 2014

by Ed Liuon June 13, 2012
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has announced delays to two upcoming direct-to-video animated feature releases. Planes, the spinoff from Disney/Pixar’s Cars, is now scheduled for Fall 2013 (original release date Spring 2013). The fifth Disney Fairies movie, Quest for the Queen, is moving from Fall 2013 to Spring 2014.

"Superman vs. the Elite" – New Vldeo Clip & Stills, More Pauley Perrette, PR Interview with Writer Joe Kelly

by Ed Liuon June 12, 2012
Warner Bros. Animation has released the following new clip from Superman vs. the Elite, the upcoming new direct-to-video animated movie from DC Entertainment, along with two more video interview clips with actor Pauley Perrette (Lois Lane) and a press-release interview with writer Joe Kelly, who penned the original comic book story in Action Comics #775 […]

Animation Producer/Director LeSean Thomas Posts First Chapter of "Seoul Sessions" BTS Videos

by Ed Liuon June 11, 2012
Animation producer LeSean Thomas (The Boondocks, The Legend of Korra, Black Dynamite: The Animated Series) has posted the first chapter of “Seoul Sessions,” a look behind the scenes at Thomas’ time in Seoul, South Korea, working at MOI Animation Studios on outsourced American animated shows. New installments of “Seoul Sessions” are slated to be posted […]

"Toy Story" TV Specials and More "Toy Story Toons" in Development

by darkdetectiveon June 7, 2012
Big Screen Animation has learned that Pixar is currently developing not only three new “Toy Story Toons” animated shorts, but is also working on two 22 minute TV specials starring the Toy Story gang. The TV specials will air in October 2013 and Spring 2014.