Scuttlebutt – Princesses Trump a Classic Disney Dark Ride

    Brave star Billy Connolly has been operated on for prostate cancer and diagnosed with early-stage Parkinson’s disease. A press statement posted on the 70-year old star’s website said, “Billy has been assured by experts that the findings will in no way inhibit or affect his ability to work.” Connolly, famous in Britain for his stand-up […]

  • Pixar
    Scottish Scuttlebutt

    Scotland joins Epcot International Food & Wine Festival lineup Sept. 27-Nov. 11. The Scottish marketplace will offer traditional flavors paired with beers, meads and Scotch. On the heels of the hit Disney film, “Brave,” Scottish officials contacted festival planners about participating in this year’s event. In addition, chefs such as Warren Brown, Paula DaSilva, Gale Gand, Jamie […]

  • Walt Disney World
    Merida Makeover Sparks Outrage

    On May 11, 2013, Magic Kingdom will play host to a joyous, regal celebration to officially welcome Merida into the Disney Princess Royal Court. As a part of the ‘Limited Time Magic,’ all 10 Disney Princesses will come together at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday at Cinderella Castle in honor of their newest member, the brave and […]

  • ABC
    Cinema Audio Society Awards Brave and Modern Family

    Last night Disney-Pixar’s team for Brave took the award for animated feature film and the prize for mixing of a half-hour series went to the team behind ABC’s Modern Family as the Cinema Audio Society handed out prizes for Sound Mixing for 2012. The honorees are: Brave ADR Mixer – Bobby Johansen Re-recording Mixer – Tom Johnson Re-recording Mixer – […]

  • The Disney Channel
    Disney Get’s 14 Nods For Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards

    Nickelodeon has just announced the nominees for the network’s 2013 Kids’ Choice Awards. Kids across the globe have voted for their favorites in television, sports, music and film to select the nominees. Kids will then vote again to determine who will win the big orange blimp trophy. Disney stars, movies and shows received 14 nomination’s. They are: Favorite TV Actress […]

  • The Walt Disney Studios
    Brave Wins Best Animated Film at BAFTA Film Awards 2013

    At the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) ceremony Sunday, animated Scotland came up flush (or red). Disney/Pixar’s Scotland-set Brave won the animated feature film award at the “British Oscars” in London. The Oscar-nominated Brave, directed by Brenda Chapman and Mark Andrews, is set in the Scottish Highlands and features the voice of Scottish actress Kelly Macdonald as […]

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    Why is Disney Pushing Ralph over Brave?

    If you looked at this evening’s Variety website you’d think that Disney is pushing Wreck-it-Ralph over its two other nominees, Brave and Frankenweenie. On the cover page of Variety’s website you see five ads promoting Ralph but not one mention of the other two! Do they know something that we don’t? Go figure. Yes, I […]

  • Pixar
    ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ Wins Five Annie Awards Including Best Animated Feature

    Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph topped the feature competition at the 40th annual Annie Awards, winning five trophies including best animated feature and best directing for Rich Moore. Overall, Disney was a big winner, collecting a total of 12 awards: Best Animated Feature – Wreck-It Ralph – Walt Disney Animation Studios Best Animated Short Subject – Paperman – Walt Disney Animation Studios Animated […]

  • Lucasfilm
    Scuttlebutt – 3D Out, George Clooney In

    Disney and Lucasfilm have postponed their plan to release the 3D version of  Star Wars prequels. “Given the recent developments that we are moving forward with a new Star Wars trilogy, we will now focus 100 percent of our efforts on Star Wars: Episode VII in order to ensure the best possible experience for our fans,” was stated in a post […]

  • The Disney Channel
    Disney Garners Eight Sound Editors Golden Reel Nominations

    Today the 60th Motion Picture Sound Editors’ Golden Reel Awards were announced. Eight in-house Disney productions and Touchstone distributed Lincoln, were nominated, including three animated features and four Disney Channel shows. The nominees are: BEST SOUND EDITING: SOUND EFFECTS AND FOLEY IN A FEATURE FILM – Marvel’s The Avengers BEST SOUND EDITING: SOUND EFFECTS, FOLEY, DIALOGUE, AND ADR […]

  • Disneyland
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    Princess Merida Takes Over Disneyland Dog Park

    Can you say “Service Animal Relief Area?” Ever wonder where a park guest’s seeing eye dog goes potty? Well, Disneyland has four designated areas in the park reserved for these most appreciated canines. One is between the Haunted Mansion and the New Orleans Square Train Station, another is behind Big Thunder Mountain next to the […]

  • The Walt Disney Studios
    Disney’s Golden Globe Winners

    Tonight Disney won only two out of thirteen nods for a 2013 Golden Globe award. They were: Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama – Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln, and Best Animated Film – Brave. Brave was the only in-house production to win, whereas Lincoln was distributed by Disney’s Touchstone Pictures. ABC’s Modern Family was nominated for three awards, and Lincoln, […]

  • The Walt Disney Studios
    Disney Oscar Nods

    Of the seventeen nominations, Disney produced five nominees, Brave, Frankenweenie, Wreck-it-Ralph, The Avengers, and Paperman. The remaining twelve are for Lincoln, which was distributed by Touchstone Pictures but not attributable to The Disney Studios. The 85th Academy Awards will air live on ABC on Sunday, February 24. Be sure to check out Oscar.com for a complete list of the […]

  • Disney Interactive News

    Online: Word is 50 DI employees lost their jobs this week. The division, which consists of online and video game units, previously restructured 18 months ago that resulted in 200 layoffs. Disney Interactive has an online unit and a video game unit and employs about 2,000 people. According to people familiar with the restructuring, all of […]