| Nov 8, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Walt Disney Co. reported a 12% increase in net income for its fiscal fourth quarter, lifted by the performance of its consumer products, studio, and parks and resorts divisions.
The Burbank company posted net income of $1.394 billion for the quarter...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 2:11 PM
"Monsters University" was at the top of its class in its freshman week in the home entertainment market.
The hit prequel to the 2001 Pixar computer-animated family film "Monsters Inc." topped Rentrak's DVD and Blu-ray sales chart. This comes after...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Minions, monsters and snowmen, oh my!
When the Academy expanded its best picture race to 10 possible slots in 2009, some pundits wondered whether it was time to retire the animated feature category. Within the first two years of the new rules, Pixar's...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 7:30 AM
As feature animation becomes an increasingly crowded field, the pressure to create appealing and enduring characters with thrift and speed has intensified. Five directors recently came together for the Envelope Animation Round Table to discuss the...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 12:30 PM
In terms of box office, life is good for the animation business, as audiences show their affection for the genre. In terms of awards, it's a different story.
In the past 85 years, Academy Awards voters have repeatedly shown that they consider animation...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 8:07 AM
Two Imagineers with major influences on attractions at Walt Disney World and other theme parks will be officially tabbed as "Disney Legends" next month. Tony Baxter and Collin Campbell will be honored alongside TV producer/host Dick Clark, actors Billy...
| May 20, 2013
| 8:46 AM
Talk Like Yoda Day, Tuesday is.
In Orlando, it seems like there's always a reason to celebrate the "Star Wars" films. Right now, we're in between sessions of Star Wars Weekends at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Last summer, Celebration VI, a convention...
| May 17, 2013
| 6:35 PM
Scary, isn’t it? You know -- the thought that you might miss out on some of the pre-release hoopla before Disney brings Pixar’s "Monsters University" to the big screen June 21.
Well, turn those screams into laughter, kids, because Disney...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 10:36 AM
If you riding the monorails around Disney, there's a bigger chance you'll see something special. For the first time, Disney World is sporting not one, but two specially designed monorails -- one for "Iron Man 3" and one for "Monsters University."
| May 19, 2013
| 10:04 PM
You've got one more day to take advantage of Disney Publishing's Mid-May Madness Sale on storybook apps. Through Tuesday, various interactive storybook apps will sell for $4.99 each.
Wreck-It-Ralph Storybook Deluxe. Follow Ralph's quest,...
| May 20, 2013
| 6:11 AM
Big events are on the horizon at Orlando-area theme parks and attractions.
+The grand opening of SeaWorld Orlando's Antarctica -- Empire of the Penguin is set for Friday morning. The area, considered the largest expansion in the theme park's history,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Disney Infinity is coming this August with a full array of characters from Disney and Pixar movies and franchises. The latest to join the toy and game hybrid is none other than Capt. Jack Sparrow. Within the "Pirates of the Caribbean" play...