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It was a big night for Disney at the annual Annie Awards this past weekend.
Disney animated films were recognized in 11 categories at the annual awards that “recognize animation’s biggest and brightest stars,” winning 12 awards.
Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Zootopia won six awards including Best Animated Feature.
Pixar Animation Studios’ Piper won Best Animated Short Subject, and Moana was honored for animated effects and voice acting.
Zootopia also won for character design, directing, storyboarding, voice acting (Jason Bateman), and writing in an animated feature.
Marvel’s Doctor Strange was awarded for Outstanding Achievement, Animated …
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The Walt Disney Studios reached the $7 billion mark at the global box office today, thanks in part to the record opening weekend of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
The $7 billion threshold is a new industry record.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story made $290 million in its global debut last weekend. The Studios earned $2.7 billion domestically and nearly $4.3 billion internationally, which is a record for Disney.
This year’s record-breaking global box office was due to the success of films from Disney, Walt Disney Animation, Pixar Animation Studios, Marvel …
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After several years of waiting for more details surrounding Disney/Pixar’s Coco – first announced at the D23 Expo in 2015 – we have some news about this highly anticipated film.
Coco tells the story of Miguel, a teen who dreams of becoming a musician despite his family’s ban on music. Miguel tries to prove his talent and soon finds himself in the Land of the Dead after a “mysterious chain of events.”
During his journey Miguel meets a trickster named Hector (Gael Garcia Bernal, Mozart in the Jungle) and they set off …
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Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media and Dole Food Company recently announced a new co-branded line of fresh produce featuring iconic characters from the Disney universe.
The produce will feature characters from Disney, Pixar, Star Wars, and Marvel and will be available at grocery and retail stores this fall.
“Disney and Dole have a shared mission of providing high quality produce to help families lead healthier lives,” said Josh Silverman, executive vice president of global licensing, Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media, in a press release. “As an industry leader in licensed …
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The Walt Disney Studios has set a new international box office record, in turn breaking its own record from 2015.
So far in 2016 The Studios has made $3.566 billion. In July of this year the Studios set a new industry record when it reached $3 billion at the international box office. In 2015, Disney made $3.565 billion at the box office worldwide.
The international records come ahead of three major releases: Marvel’s Doctor Strange on November 14; Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Moana on November 23; and Lucasfilm’s Rogue One: A Star …
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Pixar’s Finding Dory has crossed the $1 billion mark at the global box office, making it the fifth biggest animated film of all time globally.
The film is also Pixar’s second billion dollar release along with Toy Story 3.
Finding Dory debuted in the US on June 17 and earned $135 million in its debut – which is the biggest debut ever for for an animated film.
The movie is also the No. 1 domestic film of 2016 and the seventh-highest grossing film of all time.
Internationally, Finding Dory has earned $65.9 million in …
The dates for the 2017 D23 Expo have been announced!
Next year’s Expo will take placed July 14-16 at the Anaheim Convention Center.
The D23 Expo celebrates what’s new and what’s coming for the Disney theme parks, television, music, films, including Pixar, Star Wars, and Marvel.
Tickets for D23 Expo 2017 go on sale at D23Expo.com starting July 14.
The D23 Expo 2017 will include the Disney Legends Ceremony, an all-new exhibit from Walt Disney Archives, D23 Expo’s costume contest, the Expo Emporium, and the D23 Expo Design Challenge.
Guests can obtain guaranteed seats for …
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Disney has recently announced the Pixar Party Trading Event to celebrate 30 years of Pixar Animation Studios.
The Trading Event will take place August 26-27 at the World ShowPlace in Epcot. Registration for the event opens April 28. The event will celebrate all things Pixar including films, shorts, stories from the Vault, and more.
Each attendee will receive vouchers to use for trading board experiences and guests will have a chance to trade at the boards a designated number of times during the two-day event.
Due to the updated restrictions regarding what can …
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Finding Dory, the highly anticipated sequel to Finding Nemo, is set to swim into theaters this summer and Disney Consumer Products has recently announced the product lineup for the film.
The global product line for the film was created by Bandai.
“With the beloved characters from Finding Nemo joining a fantastic new supporting cast of friends, our expansive line is sure to spark imaginations worldwide to share in Dory’s aquatic journey,” said Kenji Washida, Vice President of Brand Management, Bandai America Incorporated in a press statement. “From kids to adult collectors and …
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The Walt Disney Studios has announced its 2016 slate of films and fans can look forward to several animated features, a Star Wars prequel, and an Alice in Wonderland sequel.
There are 13 films in the 2016 slate including several expected blockbusters and a few possible sleeper hits.
The first film is The Finest Hours starring Chris Pine and it opens January 29. The film tells the story of a Coast Guard rescue and is based on real events.
Fans will then have to wait until spring for the next films from Disney. …