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    Finding Dory Hits 1 Billion Box Office

    Finding Dory has exceeded the $1 billion mark at the global box office. The sequel to 2003’s Finding Nemo opened internationally in June but benefited from a late release in some European countries in August and September. The Pixar flick is the third Disney movie to move past the $1 billion mark this year, with […]

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    Star Wars: The Force Awakens Wins MTV Movie of the Year

    The 25th annual MTV Movie Awards were held Saturday night at the Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank. Disney won four total awards including Movie of the Year, Breakthrough Performance (Daisy Ridley – Star Wars: The Force Awakens), Best Villain (Adam Driver – Star Wars: The Force Awakens) and Best Virtual Performance (Amy Poehler – Inside […]

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    Big Hero 6 Coming to Disney XD

    Big Hero 6, an animated TV series based on Walt Disney Animation’s Oscar-winning feature, has begun production for a 2017 premiere on Disney XD platforms worldwide. Produced by Disney Television Animation, the series picks up immediately following the events in the 2014 feature and continues the adventures and friendship of 14-year-old tech genius Hiro and […]

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    Ellen DeGeneres Premiers New ‘Finding Dory’ Trailer

    Ellen DeGeneres introduced a brand new trailer for her much-anticipated film Finding Dory this Wednesday. In the trailer, Dory is watching Nemo and his class learn about stingray migration when she remembers she has a family. “I miss them, do you know what that feels like?” she says to Nemo and his father, Marlin, before […]

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    Inside Out Wins Oscar for Best Animated Feature

    Pixar’s Inside Out just won the Oscar in the Best Animated Feature category at the Academy Awards. The Pete Docter-directed film, which was a critical and commercial hit for the studio, chronicled the emotions of a young girl. Inside Out has picked up dozens awards since its release last summer, including the Golden Globe for […]

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    Inside Out and Star Wars Win BAFTA Awards

    The 69th British Academy Film Awards on Sunday night, With Disney nabbing three prizes including Best Animation and Best Special Effects. Best animation went to Disney/Pixar’s “Inside Out” with director Pete Docter accepted the award and called on young people in secondary school who were struggling and trying to figure things out to “express themselves.” He said: […]

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    Daniel Gerson, Writer on Big Hero 6 and Monsters Dies at 49

    Daniel Gerson, who co-wrote the screenplays for Big Hero 6 and the two Monsters, Inc. films and contributed to several other Pixar/Disney animated movies, has died. He was 49. Gerson died Saturday of brain cancer at his home in Los Angeles. Gerson also teamed with Robert L. Baird (and Jordan Roberts) on the screenplay for […]

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    Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’ Wins 10 Annie Awards

    Disney/Pixar’s after “Inside Out” took home the top prize at the 43rd Annie Awards Saturday night at UCLA’s Royce Hall. In all, the film picked up 10 Annies, including prizes for best animated feature, director Pete Docter, writing (Docter, Meg LeFauve and Josh Cooley) and voice acting for Phyllis Smith, who played Sadness. Pixar also […]

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    Disney Wins 8 Visual Effects Society Awards

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens topped the feature competition of the 14th annual Visual Effects Society Awards on Tuesday night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, winning four trophies, including the top category of outstanding VFX in a photoreal feature in addition to outstanding models, created environments and virtual cinematography. The Good Dinosaur […]

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    Disney Wins Five AIS Lumieres

    Disney won five Lumiere awards at the Advanced Imaging Society’s 19th Creative Arts Awards, which were given out at Warner Bros. Studios Wednesday evening. The Disney/Lucasfilm’s space saga “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” won two of the Society’s Lumiere statuettes: one for Top Live Action 3D Feature and one for Best 2D-to-3D Conversion. Pixar came […]

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    Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’ Wins Golden Globe

    The 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards were held Sunday night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The victor in the best animated movie category was Disney/Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’, an innovative look at the inner emotional life of an 11-year-old girl. Disney/Pixar’s ‘The Good Dinosaur was also nominated. In accepting, Pete Docter, one of the film’s directors, commented wryly, “When […]

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    Inside Out and The Good Dinosaur Get Oscar Nods

    Sixteen features have been submitted for consideration in the animated feature category for the 88th Academy Awards. According to Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences the submitted features must fulfill the theatrical release requirements and other qualifying rules before they can advance in the voting process; several of the films on this list, like […]