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[15 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]
Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios Announce Upcoming Film Slate at D23 Expo

Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios announced the upcoming animated film slate at the D23 Expo on Friday.
The first film slated for release is Coco which arrives in theaters on November 22.
The film tells the story of Miguel, an aspiring musician whose family has banned music. Miguel finds himself in the Land of the Dead where he meets “charming trickster” Hector, and the duo sets off on a journey to find the story behind Miguel’s family history.
Coco features the voices of Anthony Gonzalez, Benjamin Bratt, and more, and features songs …

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[27 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
‘Zootopia’ Wins Academy Award for Best Animated Feature

Walt Disney Animation Studios’ hit film Zootopia won the Academy Award for best Animated Feature at the 89th Oscars.
The film was nominated in the category alongside Moana.
Other nominations for Disney included best Original Song, ‘How Far I’ll Go,’ from Moana, best Short Film (animated) for Piper, and three visual effects nominations for Doctor Strange, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and The Jungle Book.
Piper won the Oscar for best Short Film (animated) and The Jungle Book won for best Visual Effects.
ESPN won its first Oscar in the Documentary Feature category …

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[16 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney Animation Studios Releases Teaser Trailer for ‘Moana’

A teaser trailer has been released for newest animated film from Walt Disney Animation Studios.
Earlier this week fans had the chance to check out a quick teaser for Moana starring Dwayne Johnson as demigod Maui and newcomer Auli’i Cravalho as Moana.
The film tells the story of Moana, a teen on a quest to become a wayfinder and save her people. She meets the demigod Maui and together they sail the ocean encountering monsters and adventures along the way.
The CG-animated film was directed by Ron Clements and John Musker (The Little …

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[28 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]
‘Zootopia’ Reaches $900 million Mark at Global Box Office

Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Zootopia is a bona fide global box office hit.
The animated film recently crossed the $900 million mark at the global box office making it the No. 1 industry release so far of 2016 and the No. 8 top-grossing animated film of all time.
With this new box office benchmark the film is also the second-biggest Walt Disney Animation Studios’ release of all time after Frozen (of course) and the third biggest overall (following Frozen and The Lion King).
The animated hit has earned $316.4 million in the United …

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[19 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
Disney and Pixar Announce New Details About Upcoming Film Slate at D23 Expo

Last weekend’s D23 Expo was full of exciting news about the Disney Parks, but fans also had a chance to hear updates about the film slates from Disney and Pixar.
The film presentation was led by John Lasseter, chief creative officer of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios.
Pixar introduced an all-new short film Riley’s First Date which revisits Riley (from Inside Out) who is now 12 years old. The film ventures into the minds of Riley’s parents when a boy shows up at the front door. This new short film will …

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[17 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney Animation Studios Announces Lineup for D23 Expo

The 2015 D23 Expo in Anaheim is just a couple months away and the Walt Disney Animation Studios recently announced its lineup of events.
On Friday, August 14 fans can attend ‘Every Story is a Journey: The Upcoming Films of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios.’ This event is a must-see at each Expo and is once again hosted by John Lasseter, the chief creative officer of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios.
At the seminar, filmmakers will unveil footage from The Good Dinosaur, Finding Dory, and Disney Animation’s Zootopia and Moana.
On …

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[4 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]
‘Frozen Fever’ Short to Debut Ahead of Live-Action Cinderella

Get ready to catch Frozen Fever.
The Walt Disney Animation Studios have announced that the much-anticipated short film Frozen Fever will debut ahead of the live-action Cinderella this March.
The seven-minute short film features Anna (Kristen Bell), Elsa (Idina Menzel), Kristoff (Jonathan Groff), Sven, and Olaf (Josh Gad) as they prepare to celebrate Anna’s birthday, which just happens to be during the summer solstice.
Elsa is planning Anna’s birthday but her plans start to crumble when she comes down with a cold. And when the ice queen gets a cold things start to …

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[4 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
New Animated Short ‘Frozen Fever’ to Debut in Front of ‘Cinderella’

If you were suffering from a lack of all things Frozen, don’t worry – there’s more from Anna, Elsa, Kristoff and company on the horizon.
Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Frozen Fever is making a theatrical debut on in front of the new live-action Cinderella.
The animated short film was directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee and features an all-new original song from Academy Award winner songwriters Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez.
The film, which was produced by Peter Del Vecho and Aimee Scribner, marks the first time the Oscar-winning team from Frozen …

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[3 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney’s ‘Big Hero 6’ and ‘Feast’ Earn Eight Nominations for the 42nd Annual Annie Awards

Disney’s latest animated film – Big Hero 6 – and the newest animated short, Feast, have earned a total of eight nominations for the 42nd annual Annie Awards.
The awards are presented by the International Animated Film Society and are considered the highest honor for an animated film.
The Annie Awards cover 36 categories including Best Animated Feature, Best Animated Special Production, Short Subjects, Commercials, and Outstanding Individual Achievements.
This year Disney’s hit animated film Frozen won for Best Animated Feature and four other categories, and Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Get A Horse! …

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[26 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
This Week in Disney News – A New Disney Animated Film in 2016, Disney’s Swan and Dolphin Rehab, and the Sorcerer’s Hat is Leaving the Studios

It’s been another week full of news at the Disney Parks and we’re here to recap the biggest stories for you.
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The biggest news around the World this week happened on Friday when Disney officially announced that the iconic Sorcerer’s Hat at Disney’s Hollywood Studios would be removed in early 2015.
There is no word if anything will replace the hat – or if it will find a new home in another location at the Studios. We can just add it to the growing list of attractions and other things …