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A decree from the countess of cartoon storytelling: a book review of Animating Short Stories by Cheryl Briggs

Once upon a time . . . they lived happily ever after. The reason for such everlasting bliss is that they – ambitious, upstart animation pros – have devoured Cheryl Briggs’ newest publication entitled Animating Short Stories: Narrative Techniques and Visual Design (Bloomsbury Academic).

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Billy Crystal and John Goddman Reprise Monsters, Inc. Roles for Disney+

Veteran actors Billy Crystal and John Goodman will be reuniting and revisiting their beloved roles as Mike and Sulley for the animated series Monsters at Work, which is spun off the iconic Monsters, Inc. franchise. The series is set to premiere on Disney+ in 2020, and is produced by Disney Television Animation. Monsters at Work […]

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DisneyToon Studios to Close Down

According to a recent report by Indiewire, Glendale-based DisneyToon Studios will be closing down after 30 years of operations, mostly handling many of Disney’s direct-to-video releases including the likes of the Tinkerbell movies, Planes, The Little Mermaid: Ariel’s Beginning, Mulan 2, and others. The studio originally operated as “Disney Movie Studios,” before taking on the […]

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Jennifer Lee and Pete Docter Take Over John Lasseter’s Role at Pixar

Much has been said about the scandal John Lasseter has been embroiled in, which culminated in the Pixar co-founder taking an indefinite leave of absence from the company. But the real question was who will be taking over the man’s responsibilities in the meantime. Said question has recently been answered with the announcement tat Disney’s […]

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The Incredibles Nets $180Mil During Opening Weekend

Disney/Pixar’s phenomenal superhero family sequel, The Incredibles, had an impressive showing at the box office weekend during its opening weekend, as it brings in $180 million at the box office. This marks a new box office record for openings of animated movies, beating out the record set by Finding Dory ($135 million) and is so […]

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Big Hero 6 The Series to Launch with Back-to-Back Episodes in June

Fans of the CG animated hero flick Big Hero 6 are most likely excited over the upcoming launch of its animated series continuation, and they will be even more excited once they find out that the continuing adventures of Hiro, Baymax and the gang will be launching with a big premiere weekend consisting of two […]

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New Incredibles 2 Trailer Released

Disney-Pixar has just unveiled a new official trailer for the upcoming sequel to the wholesome CG superhero film, Incredibles. Incredibles 2 features the return of the Parr family, as matriarch Helen has taken on a campaign to bring the Supers back into public favor, while patriarch Bob tries to pick up the slack by rearing […]

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Pixar Announces New Short Film, Bao

Pixar has just announced their next animated short film titled Bao. Written and directed by Domee Shi, this new short film is CG animated and marks the first female-directed short from the studio. Bao is slated to debut at the Tribeca Film Festival, and will be shown along with the Incredibles 2 when it is […]

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The Incredibles to Get Their Own Lego Game

There are numerous superhero properties that have been adapted into Lego videogames, most notable of which are the properties owned by Marvel and DC Comics. However, a toy packaging reveals that a new superhero franchise will be getting their own Lego videogame treatment: Disney/Pixar’s The Incredibles. For the uninitiated, The Incredibles is a 2004 CG […]

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New Posters Released for Incredibles 2

Last week, NBC’s coverage of the 2018 Winter Olympics became the platform for a new preview video for Pixar’s much-awaited sequel to the CG action comedy film, Incredibles, which has been scheduled to debut in June 15. But that’s not all, a trio of new teaser posters have also been released, each one teasing the […]

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Toy Story 4 Gets a New Writer

According to a recent Deadline report, the fourth installment in Pixar’s Toy Story franchise has just signed a new writer, namely Stephany Folsom, who is notable for being one of the writers of Thor: Ragnarok, but was denied credit by the WGA. Her other big name projects include the unproduced Black List script 1969: A […]

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Incredibles 2 Teaser Features Jack-Jack

It took a bit of time, but a sequel to the action comedy CG blockbuster The Incredibles is coming, and it looks like Disney is every bit as excited as all of us because they have unveiled the first teaser trailer seven months ahead of its release. The teaser is short, obviously, but it nonetheless […]