This is the first time in IATSE’s history that a bargaining unit made up entirely of vfx workers has unionized with the organization.
The director also bemoaned growing up in Burbank, recalled walking the halls of Calarts Naked, and shared his opinion on modern Disney.
David Hand, who worked at Disney for a spell in the 1990s, says his father and Walt would be “turning in their graves.”
Disney and IATSE reached an election agreement that will allow in-house vfx workers at the studio to vote on unionizing.
A prolific writer, Korkis wrote dozens of books related to animation and Disney history.
As the audience for animation grows larger than ever, it’s time to recognize that multiple animated films can succeed in theaters at the same time.
Warner Bros.’s cg-heavy superhero epic ‘The Flash’ had a dire opening weekend of its own.
In Annecy, Disney announced four new animated series titles, sneak peeked eight more, and announced five renewals.
A musical, the film will feature music from country star Kacey Musgraves and a script by Micah Fitzerman-Blue and Noah Harpster.
‘Elio’ is directed by ‘Coco’ screenwriter and co-director Adrian Molina and produced by Alice Drumm.
Meanwhile, ‘The Super Mario Bros.’ is just days away from becoming the third-highest-grossing animated film of all time.
The 73-minute video is at times humorous, at times insightful, and thoroughly entertaining throughout.
Barbee may have run afoul of Florida’s controversial “Don’t Say Gay” law by playing a film which features a gay character.
‘Mario’ is making box office history, but this summer’s frontloaded release schedule could be the real litmus test for theatrical animation distribution.
Making matters worse for Disney was that Pixar’s ‘Lightyear’ was also one of 2022’s biggest box office bombs.
Highlights include a South Africa country focus, Disney’s 100th-anniversary celebration, and an honorary Trickstar for Signe Baumane.
It’s been four weeks since a supermajority of production workers at WDAS voted to unionize.
‘Elemental’ will be Pixar’s first original feature to get a theatrical run since ‘Onward’ was pulled from cinemas during the pandemic.
According to sources, Alonso’s involvement with the Oscar-nominated film ‘Argentina, 1985’ was at the center of her dismissal.
In a 17-year career at Marvel Studios, Alonso was responsible for producing the animation and vfx for films that have grossed over $25 billion in global box office.