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Mort It Is…

A couple of days ago I revealed that the rumored project that Disney animation vets Ron Clements and John Musker are currently boarding is an adaptation of Terry Pratchett’s 1987 fantasy-comedy Mort. The novel follows a young man who, looking for gainful employment, takes a position as Death’s apprentice only to fall in love [...]

Animation Updates…

So what’s up at Disney and Pixar, and what are Ron and John working on?

It’s been a while since I’ve done any significant animation coverage because, truthfully, I was tired of chasing rumors. After all, how could I figure out what Disney’s Feature Animation department was up to if they didn’t know themselves? And, [...]

SDCC 2009 – Day Two

The Disney/Pixar animation panel at the San Diego Comic-Con

Another day, another zillion nifty things going on in San Diego that I’m missing out on. Yesterday, the focus was on Disney’s upcoming live-action fare. Today the spotlight shifted to animation, with sneak peaks from both Pixar and Walt Disney Feature Animation. There were no shocking [...]

Born On The Bayou

Disney has released its 2007 annual report and, while it may be the dullest and least informative annual report ever (how bare must your calendar be if you have to slap High School Musical on the cover? You couldn’t even give us some DCA renderings?), it at least has a nice new image from [...]