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[5 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]
Pixar Play Parade at Disney California Adventure Adds New Elements

When the Pixar Play Parade returns to Disney California Adventure in the spring of 2018, three new elements will be part of the parade.
The parade – part of the limited-timed Pixar Fest – will start with the appearance of Luxo,  the Pixar lamp and the rolling ball that appears in many Pixar films.
Characters from Up will also join the parade including Dug, Wilderness Explorer Russel riding Kevin the bird, and Carl. They’re joined by snipe chicks and Carl’s house floating above.
Inside Out is also coming to the parade. Joy and …

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[27 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]
Pixar Fest Starts at Disneyland Resort on April 13, 2018

A brand-new festival celebrating friendship is coming to the Disneyland Resort in April 2018.
Pixar Fest is a limited-time celebration of “friendship and beyond” and will include the debut of an all-new fireworks display, the return of two favorite parades, plus “new décor, atmosphere entertainment, themed food and beverage and new merchandise items.”
The fireworks spectacular – Together Forever – A Pixar Nighttime Spectacular – debuts April 13 and celebrates the theme of friendship.
According to Disney, the story comes to life through projections Sleeping Beauty Castle, the water screens of the Rivers …

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[21 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend Merchandise Inspired by Pixar Films and Characters

The Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend kicks off August 31 at the Disneyland Resort and this year’s commemorative merchandise is inspired by Pixar films and characters.
Characters featured on the merchandise include those from Toy Story, Monsters, Inc., and The Incredibles.
The commemorative merchandise includes the popular ‘I Did It’ T-shirts, pins, car magnets, Tervis drinkware, and a Pixar-themed runDisney medal holders. Other items include apparel, hats, and more.
The Disneyland Half Marathon merchandise will feature Buzz Lightyear, Woody, and Jesse from Toy Story and the products include shirts, a zip jacket, car magnet, …

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[25 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Gives Sneak Peek at the Disneyland Half Marathon Finisher Medals

The 2017 Disneyland Half Marathon is coming soon and this week Disney has given guests a sneak peek at the Pixar-themed finisher medals.
The half marathon finisher medal is Toy Story-themed and features Buzz, Woody, and Jessie on the medal.
Finishers of the Disneyland 10K will earn a Monsters, Inc.-themed medal featuring Sully and Mike.
The Disneyland 5K is themed after The Incredibles and the medal features Mr. Incredible and his family members – perfect bling for a fun family race!
The race weekend also includes the 5th annual Disneyland Double Dare and the …

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[28 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]
Catch a Live Stream of ‘The Music of Pixar Live’ on June 29

If you haven’t had a chance to see the new live show, The Music of Pixar Live: A Symphony of Characters, you can catch a live stream of the show on Thursday, June 29.
The limited-time show debuted earlier this spring at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and features a live orchestra playing music from Disney/Pixar films.
A cast of Disney/Pixar characters join the show too including Mike and Sully, Woody and Jessie, The Incredibles, Buzz Lightyear, and more.
Guests at Disney’s Hollywood Studios have three chances each night to see the live show.
And now, …

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[30 May 2017 | No Comment | ]
‘The Music of Pixar Live! – A Symphony of Characters’ Debuts at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

The Music of Pixar Live! – A Symphony of Characters debuted May 26 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
This all-new musical show celebrates the music, animation, and characters of Pixar films. A live orchestra performs musical selections form Toy Story, Up, Finding Nemo, Finding Dory, The Incredibles, and Cars.
The show also features video segments with the film’s composers, showing how a Pixar film is scored.
Guests are greeted by Green Army Men at the start of the show, and Pixar characters appear during the show including Mike and Sulley; Woody, Jessie, and Buzz; …

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[7 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Recognized in 11 Categories at Annie Awards, Wins 12 Awards

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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[20 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]
The Walt Disney Studios Reaches $7 Billion Global Box Office

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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[9 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]
Disney/Pixar’s ‘Coco’ Coming to Theaters in November 2017

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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[20 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]
Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media and Dole Food Company Announce Co-Branded Produce Line

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 …