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No Bonus For Laid Off Frozen Animators

by on April 25, 2014
A union representative is alleging that laid off Frozen animators were frozen out of a bonus Disney awarded as thanks for the billion-plus grossing film. “Disney paid bonuses to everyone who worked on Frozen except for those who were laid off after the film was completed,” said Steve Hulett, business representative of IATSE Animation Guild Local 839, according to […]
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Disney’s Let It Go: The Complete Set Trailer

by Alex Beanon April 21, 2014
Disney has released “Let it Go: The Complete Set” – a recording of the Academy Award-winning song, “Let it Go” by Idina Menzel as sung in 25 different languages. In addition to the English version sung by Menzel, other versions are sung by Jalane Hu, Carmen Sarahi and Martina Stoessel. The multi-language compilation trailer features […]


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The Pixar Crisis of 2013 and What Ed Catmull and John Lasseter Did About It

by Ed Liuon April 9, 2014
An article on Bloomberg News focuses on a portion of Creativity, Inc., the recently published book by Pixar President Ed Catmull, which details three crises that Pixar confronted in 2013: “the cost of making animated films was rising, the DVD market was shrinking and there was a feeling among management that a tenet of the […]
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CLIP: New “Planes: Fire and Rescue” Trailer and Character Poses Released

by Ed Liuon April 9, 2014
Disney has released a new trailer and character poses for the upcoming Planes: Fire and Rescue, the sequel to last year’s

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Review: “The Pirate Fairy” Charts a Course for Adventure

by Ed Liuon April 4, 2014
While watching Disney’s The Pirate Fairy, it struck me that the Tinker Bell franchise was My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic before there was My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. They’re films that aim squarely at young girls as their target demographic, but they’re done with so much skill and charm that the boys who […]

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Kelly Osbourne Joins Voice Cast of Disney’s “The 7D”

by Ed Liuon April 3, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter states that Kelly Osbourne has joined the cast of Disney’s The 7D TV series, which promises a modern-day take on Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs set to premiere this summer. Osbourne will play Hildy Gloom, “a novice witch who, together with her warlock husband Grim (Jess Harnell), haplessly plot to overthrow […]
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Hollywood Reporter on Disney’s Success with “Tinker Bell” Movies

by Ed Liuon April 3, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter examines the “stealth success” of the Tinker Bell direct-to-video animated features for Disney, the fifth of which (The Pirate Fairy) was released last Tuesday, April 1, 2014. The article examines the franchise’s troubled start, where a movie already several years in production was scrapped with the arrival of John Lasseter and Ed […]