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Daniel Gerson, Screenwriter for “Monsters Inc.” and “Big Hero 6,” Passes Away at 49

by Ed Liuon February 10, 2016
Variety reports that screenwriter Daniel Gerson has passed away at age 49 after a battle with brain cancer. Mr. Gerson frequently collaborated with Robert L. Baird, with the duo earning screenwriting credits on Disney/Pixar’s Monsters Inc. and Monsters University, and Disney’s Big Hero 6. The pair have also been credited in assisting the screenplays for […]
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“Inside Out” Dominates 43rd Annual Annie Awards with 11 Wins

by Ed Liuon February 8, 2016
Disney/Pixar’s Inside Out won 11 Annie Awards over the weekend, dominating its competition with wins in categories including Best Animated Feature, Best Directing (for Pete Docter), Outstanding Writing (Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve and Josh Cooley), and Outstanding Voice Acting (Phyllis Smith as Sadness). The full list of winners follows, as announced at the awards ceremony: […]

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2016 Annual Academy Award Nominees Announced

by Ed Liuon January 15, 2016
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has released the full list of nominees for the 88th Annual Academy Awards. Categories with an animated film in contention are: BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY Bridge of Spies Ex Machina Inside Out Spotlight Straight Outta Compton BEST ANIMATED FEATURE Anomalisa Boy and the World Inside Out Shaun the […]

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“Inside Out” Wins 2016 Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature

by Ed Liuon January 11, 2016
The 2016 Golden Globe award winners were announced in a ceremony last night, with Disney/Pixar’s Inside Out winning the “Best Motion Picture – Anmiated” category over Shaun the Sheep Movie, The Good Dinosaur, The Peanuts Movie, and Anomalisa. The category was the only one of the Golden Globes with an animated feature or TV show […]
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Pixar Reveals Two Supporting Characters From Finding Dory

by Peter Paltridgeon December 30, 2015
Today Pixar gave Entertainment Weekly the scoop on two characters that will be helping Dory locate her family in the Finding Nemo sequel Finding Dory, opening in theaters next summer. That’s them up there — two whales that act like dysfunctional siblings even though they’re clearly different species. Modern Family’s Ty Burrell plays Bailey, a […]

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2016 Golden Globe Nominees Announced

by Ed Liuon December 11, 2015
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has announced the 2016 Golden Globe nominees. The only category with an animated production in contention was the “Best Motion Picture – Animated category.” The nominees are: Anomalisa (Starburns Industries / Paramount Pictures) The Good Dinosaur (Pixar Animation Studios / Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures) Inside Out (Pixar Animation Studios […]
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43rd Annual Annie Award Nominees Announced

by Ed Liuon December 4, 2015
ASIFA-Hollywood has announced the nominees for the 43rd annual Annie Awards, recognizing the best animated productions of the year and the people who make them. The full list of nominees is at the Annie Awards website. Nominees in major categories include: Best Animated Feature Anomalisa – Paramount Pictures Inside Out – Pixar Animation Studios Shaun […]

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“The Good Dinosaur” Places Second at Box Office in Debut Weekend

by Ed Liuon November 30, 2015
Disney/Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur placed second at the box office in its premiere weekend, with an estimated $39.19 million in ticket sales putting it behind the first place finisher (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2, taking an estimated $51.6 million in its second week of release) and edging out its competition for third (Creed, […]
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Review: “The Good Dinosaur” – Pixar Made a Darn Good Movie

by Weathermanon November 30, 2015
2015 is certainly a banner year, gifting us with not one but two Pixar films, along with the rest of the year’s animated output. Inside/Out already conquered the box office over the summer, while Universal’s Minions and Sony’s Hotel Transylvania 2 also met with blockbuster ticket sales, so does that leave any room for Pixar’s […]