Disney Animation Studios ready to set sail with the new movie “Moana” in 2016

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Walt Disney Animation Studios has pushed up the release date of the newest film, Moana, a CG-animated comedy about a spirited teenager on an impossible mission to fulfill her ancestor's quest, from 2018 to 2016.  The film will be directed by the team of Ron Clements and John Musker ("The Little Mermaid," "The Princess and the Frog" and "Aladdin").  They are both thrilled to pair up once again to bring Moana and her adventures, set in the beaautiful world of Oceania, to life.  The story of Moana … [Read more...]





Attending the Big Hero 6 Press Event in Burbank

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I am so excited that I was able to cover the Big Hero 6 press event for Chip and Co. Disney was nice enough to invite me to this wonderful event that I am so excited to share with you. Check it out:I had the extreme pleasure last week to attend an advanced screening and press event for Disney's newest animated movie (and I predict HUGE blockbuster), Big Hero 6, at the Walt Disney Animation Studios in Burbank.  Thursday, October 17 was the press event which included meeting and chatting with … [Read more...]





Petition Presented to Disney for Down-Syndrome Princess

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Disney has not shied away from characters with disabilities, and they have risen to create princesses with diversity of appearance, background, and goals.  But there's not a princess or a character to whom children with Down syndrome can relate. October is Down syndrome awareness month, and some mothers in the San Francisco Bay area are collecting signatures for a petition they intend to present to the Walt Disney Company at the end of the month.Keston Ott-Dahl's 15 month old daughter, … [Read more...]





Big Hero 6 Media Press Day

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The "BIG HERO 6" Media Press Event was recently held at the Walt Disney Animation Studios in Burbank, California.  Arriving at the Animation Building, I met up with my fellow writer and good friend, Robbie and we secured our spots in the viewing room.    A brief introduction by Director, Patrick Osborne and we were treated to the new Disney short "Feast".  Patrick Osborne shared how he started with the idea of telling a story about food and ran with it ending up with the story of Winston and his … [Read more...]





Disney Announces The Return of “Frozen” in New Animated Short “Frozen Fever”

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From Walt Disney Animation Studios comes the new animated short “Frozen Fever,” welcoming back to the big screen Anna, Elsa, Kristoff and, of course, the one-and-only Olaf.Directed by Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck, and produced by Peter Del Vecho, with an all-new original song by Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, “Frozen Fever” marks the first project reuniting the Oscar®-winning original team from Disney’s “Frozen.”The announcement was first made within the ABC Television Network … [Read more...]