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Tag Archives: Feature Film
The rumors of Disney on ice are true, at least as far as the studio’s 53rd full-length animated feature full-length animated feature is concerned. Frozen, due in theaters in a little less than a year is that ice-cold project, and Disney has just released their first peak at the art from the film.
Five movies each have been nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature Film, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced Thursday.
Three of the five were distributed by Walt Disney Pictures.
“ParaNorman” was named Best Animated Feature of 2012 by the Washington, D.C. Area Film Critics Association on Monday morning.
“Frankenweenie,” directed by Tim Burton, has been named the Best Animation of 2012 by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association.
Don Hertzfeldt’s It’s Such a Beautiful Day was declared runner-up in the category.
Tunes from such animated or partly animated films as Pixar’s Brave and Disney’s The Muppets are up for the 55th Annual Grammy Awards. Nominations were announced Wednesday night by The Recording Academy.
A cartoon we get asked about a lot (and I do mean a LOT!) is La Planète Sauvage (English Title: Fantastic Planet). Not one I saw when I was growing up, but many of you obviously did. This joint production by French and Czechoslovakian filmmakers was seen as a metaphor for Soviet oppression of Czechoslovakia, and pressure from the Communist government.
Netflix Inc. and The Walt Disney Company announced Tuesday a new multi-year licensing agreement that will make Netflix the exclusive United States subscription television service for first-run animated and live-action feature films from The Walt Disney Studios.
Three feature films each have received 10 nominations for the 49th Annual Annie Awards, recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation. The three are Brave (Pixar Animation Studios), Rise of the Guardians (DreamWorks Animation) and Wreck-It Ralph (Walt Disney Animation Studios). All three are among the eight nominees for Best Animated Feature.
Though it had tepid results in North America, DreamWorks Animation’s Rise of the Guardians collected $40 million in 56 foreign countries over the weekend.
Monsters Inc sequel Monsters University gets a new promotional poster. The new film, set for release next June, will reunite Billy Crystal and John Goodman as Mike Wazowski and James P. ‘Sulley’ Sullivan, in a prequel of their college days together.
Walt Disney Animation Studios announced Thursday that it has tapped Jennifer Lee to join Chris Buck at the helm of its 53rd full-length animated feature, Frozen, which is slated for the big screen on November 27, 2013.
On this date in 2002, Disney released Treasure Planet. Sort of a Disney version of Robert Louis Stevenson’s “Treasure Island,” set in outer space.
Such childhood heroes as the Tooth Fairy and Santa Claus save the world in Rise of the Guardians, but they didn’t stop the movie from opening in fourth place over the five-day Thanksgiving weekend.
South Africa’s Triggerfish Studios’ 3D animated feature Khumba has been picked up for North American distribution by Millennium Entertainment. The film has just completed production. Khumba is a half-stripped zebra who sets out on a daring quest to earn his stripes.