| Jun 11, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Czech writer-director Alice Nellis, whose film "Revival" won the audience award at Karlovy Vary last year, has come on board as the scriptwriter for animated feature "Even Mice Belong in Heaven."
The project was pitched Tuesday at Annecy Intl. Animation...
| May 30, 2014
| 4:22 PM
It seems like a combination that was meant to be - "Frozen" and ice-skating! Feld Entertainment announced that its 34th Disney On Ice spectacular will be the Academy Award winning and #1 animated feature film of all time, Disney's “Frozen.”...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 2:02 PM
More teen boys are earning extra cash as baby sitters these days, according to the American Red Cross, which offers classes for sitters throughout the U.S.
"This year, 9.3 percent of our enrolled students are boys, which is up from 8.7 percent from...
| May 21, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Children who are fans of Disney/Pixar's "Cars" will soon have a chance to ride in full-size versions of two of the characters from the 2006 film.
Petty Holdings, LLC and Pixar Animation Studios are bringing Aiken Axler and Sage VanDerSpin to life for...
| May 15, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Disney has reupped Alan Horn's contract as chairman of the Walt Disney Studios through 2018.
The former president and chief operating officer of Warner Bros. Entertainment has been at Disney since June 2012.
Horn, 71, oversees worldwide operations for...
| May 27, 2014
| 2:35 PM
Pixar Animation has revealed the official synopsis for its next movie, "Inside Out," which is set inside the mind of an 11-year-old girl.
Directed by Pete Docter ("Up," "Monsters, Inc.") and set for release June 19, 2015, "Inside Out" tells the story of...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Ali Rowghani has resigned as chief operating officer of Twitter, about eight months after the social-media company went public.
Rowghani will continue to be a Twitter employee, acting as a strategic adviser to CEO Dick Costolo, the company said in a...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:03 PM
Where does a franchise called "How to Train Your Dragon" go after said dragon is already trained? The second installment in the DreamWorks Animation series, written and directed by Dean DeBlois and featuring the voices of Jay Baruchel and Cate Blanchett,...
| May 30, 2014
| 9:13 AM
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has offered "Star Wars" creator George Lucas a prime lot near the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge for the film director's planned cultural arts museum, according to a letter from the mayor obtained by The Tribune.
The 2.3 acre...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 2:22 PM
The World Cup tends to see plenty of artistry on the pitch. But this is also that quadrennial time when Madison Avenue reaches beyond its usual precincts and ensures we’re likely to see some dazzling creativity during commercial breaks too. Four...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Jay Ward's in-depth knowledge and love of cars and motorsports gave him the title of "guardian" of the Disney-Pixar "Cars" franchise.
It was only fitting to have the "Cars" Creative Director help bring two of the film's characters to the real world....
| Jun 15, 2014
| 5:49 AM
The role of a strong fatherly character is essential in many Disney animated films.
For films like "The Little Mermaid," "Pocahontas" and "Finding Nemo," this is due to one simple fact -- all the moms are dead.
Or, at least, nonexistent.