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UP Still on Top

In the box office race this weekend it seems Disney-Pixar’s UP just keeps climbing.  AWN reports that UP pulled in another $44.2 million up-ing its total to $134.3 million.  As for the newcomers to multiplexes this weekend, THE HANGOVER came … Continue reading

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UP Tops the Charts

The big news this weekend is UP’s domination of the US boxoffice, not really a surprise after its rave reviews at Cannes and smart marketing.  The Hollywood Reporter announced that UP  bagged $68.2 million this weekend making it the third biggest … Continue reading

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Disney/Pixar Say Yes to Canada

In order to accommodate a growing demand for Pixar animation, Disney/Pixar has decided to open up an animation studio in Vancouver.  The new satellite company will be in charge of non-feature projects such as animation for theme parks, TV, DVDs and so forth.  Heading … Continue reading

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Texas Goes UP

The official opening of Pixar’s new film UP is May 13 as it kicks off the Cannes Film Festival, but Austin Texas is getting a sneak preview.  According to AWN, the folks over at Fantastic Fest, Ain’t it Cool News, and The … Continue reading

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Cannes Opens with UP

Pixar’s UP will be the first animated film, and 3D to boot, in history to kick off the Cannes film Festival.  This is not the first time that animation made a splash at Cannes, but capturing the opening night is … Continue reading

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Pixar Shares A PARTLY CLOUDY Plot

More news from the Disney’s shareholder meeting, AWN reports Disney/Pixar released the plot of their new short PARTLY CLOUDY.  Hopefully, PARTLY CLOUDY will help parents when confronted with the question, “Where do babies come from?” “Everyone knows that the stork … Continue reading

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Forecast for Pixar: PARTLY CLOUDY

The good people at Pixar have released the title and director of their new upcoming short, but not much else. According to DISNEY A to Z: THE OFFICIAL ENCYCLOPEDIA, PARTLY CLOUDY will be directed by Peter Sohn (story artist and voice of Emile … Continue reading

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UP at New York Comic Con

AWN reports that the New York Comic Con will feature the first 50 minutes of Disney Pixar’s upcoming movie UP.  UP has been greatly anticipated by audiences, and Pixar is standing firm to the idea of creating new and challenging stories. UP … Continue reading

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KUNG FU PANDA Sweeps Annies

While most of America was in Super Bowl frenzy this weekend, the animation community held their annual Annie Awards ceremony at Royce Hall.  This year Dreamworks swept the Annies collecting 17 awards out of 27 with their feature KUNG FU PANDA and … Continue reading

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Ed Catmull Awarded By Academy

AWN reports that President of Walt Disney Animation and co-founder of Pixar Animation Ed Catmull will soon be saying “I’d like to thank the Academy.”  On February 7th, he will be awarded the Gordon E. Sawyer Award for his technical ingenuity and … Continue reading

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