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[13 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
Plot for ‘Finding Dory’ Announced by Pixar President at Comic-Con in Brazil

The plot for Finding Dory has been released and perhaps the biggest news is that the movie’s setting isn’t the ocean.
According to Pixar President Jim Morris, the new film will take place at the Marine Biology Institute of California.
The film takes place after Nemo, Marlin, and Dory return to Nemo’s home on the reef. Dory goes on a school field trip with Nemo and has to face memories of her past and her family.
Nemo, Dory, and Marlin travel (by sea, of course) to the Marine Biology Institute of California, where …

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[3 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney Animation Studios’ ‘Frozen’ Wins Oscar for Best Animated Feature

For the first time (in forever) Walt Disney Animation Studios took home the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.
The Studios’ worldwide phenomenon Frozen was named Best Animated Feature at the Oscar telecast on March 2. To date the film has earned $1 billion in worldwide ticket sales.
The Animated Film category was introduced at the Academy Awards in 2002 and has been dominated by Disney’s Pixar studios. That studio has won seven times in the last 11 years but was not nominated this year.
The insanely popular anthem from Frozen – Let …

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[25 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]
Pixar Lays off Employees Due to the Delay of ‘The Good Dinosaur’

Pixar Animation Studios has laid off nearly 5 percent of its 1,200 person workforce due to delays on the studio’s next feature, The Good Dinosaur.
The layoffs affect close to 60 people related to the project at the studio’s Emeryville, California headquarters.
The Good Dinosaur was originally scheduled for a May 30, 2014 release date, but that was pushed back to November 25, 2015 earlier this fall. Prior to the delay of the project, Pixar removed director Bob Peterson from the project. No replacement has been named as director.
This is not the …

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[27 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]
New Parade to Debut at the Magic Kingdom in 2014

Disney’s Magic Kingdom is getting a brand new parade in the spring of 2014, according to an announcement made yesterday at the “Monstrous Summer” press event.
The parade, named the Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade, celebrates New Fantasyland with innovative parade floats, vibrant costumes, and an all new original soundtrack featuring songs from Disney films and a theme song for the parade.
Stories highlighted in the parade include The Little Mermaid, Sleeping Beauty, Dumbo, Pinocchio, Peter Pan, Tangled, and Disney/Pixar’s Brave.
The concept art for the parade includes a pirate-themed float featuring Peter …

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[10 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]
Staff Cuts Expected at Walt Disney Company Amid Reorganization

In an attempt to position the company for future growth, a significant number of jobs will be eliminated at the Walt Disney Company. Many of those jobs will likely be at the movie studio and may include marketing, production, and home entertainment positions.
This move comes several months after an internal audit was ordered by CEO Bob Iger and CFO Jay Rasulo in an effort to identify departments that needed to be reorganized to meet new business models. No one knows for certain the exact number of jobs that will be …

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[11 Sep 2012 | No Comment | ]
Cat Cora and John Lasseter to Host Meals at Epcot Food and Wine Festival

Celebrity chef Cat Cora and director/animator John Lasseter are set to host special dinners tied to the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival, which begins September 28.
Cat Cora, well-known as a Food Network Iron Chef, and owner of Kouzzina By Cat Cora, her restaurant at Disney’s Boardwalk Resort, will host a five course meal on October 2 and 4. The cost is $170 and reservations are required.
Pixar fans will jump at the chance to meet directorJohn Lasseter, and his wife Nancy, at Citrico’s in Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort, where …

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[21 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
‘Brave’ and ‘Finding Nemo’ DVDs Available for Pre-Order

Disney has opened the pre-order sales of both Brave and Finding Nemo DVDs.
Each Blu-ray combo pack includes two Blu-ray discs and one DVD. The pack also includes a coupon for $20 off a future online purchase of $40.00 or more; or $10 off a future online purchase of up to $39.99. For Brave, the coupon is valid 11/13/12 -11/25/12. For Finding Nemo, the coupon is valid 12/4/12 -12/16/12.
Plus, each Blu-ray combo pack comes with four beautiful collectible lithographs. Each 10” x 14” lithograph features a special Disney seal stamped in …

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[14 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]
Hilton Garden Inn Celebrates Disney/Pixar’s ‘Brave’ with Booking Promotion

To celebrate Disney/Pixar’s upcoming film Brave, the Hilton Garden Inn is offering a special booking promotion. This new promotion will allow guests to win a variety of prizes, including a special grand prize – a trip to Scotland!
Between now and July 15, guests who book a weekend night stay at any participating Hilton Garden Inn property will receive two free children’s ticket to Brave. Additionally, if you book your reservation online you will be automatically entered to win an all-expenses paid trip for four to Scotland. The grand prize package …

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[4 Apr 2012 | No Comment | ]
New ‘Brave’ Posters Released this Week

Disney Pixar is debuting four new Brave posters this week, according to our friends at Big Screen Animation.  The new art features an individual shot of Merida (reminiscent of a pose we saw released in February), Merida’s parents, Various of the Clan leaders, and adorable triplets Hamish, Hubert, and Harris.
Brave is due in theaters this summer.
Which poster is your favorite?  Leave us a comment below!

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[29 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
Merida from Disney/Pixar’s ‘Brave’ Coming to Disney Parks

Disney/Pixar’s Brave opens in theaters June 22, but the theater won’t be the only place fans will be able to see Merida, the main character from the film. Soon, she will be coming to Disney parks in a new meet-and-greet experience.
At the Magic Kingdom, Merida will be in Fairytale Garden with three cubs from the film. The setting will be inspired by her home, set in the Scottish Highlands, and children will be able to participate in fun activities like archery lessons while waiting for their chance to meet Merida. …