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Disney FaceDirector

FaceDirector: Continuous Control of Facial Performance in Video

Ever wonder what kind of tools might one day be available in next generation NLEs? Take a gander at Disney's FaceDirector technology for blending multiple takes of a given performance to synthesize a new take by blending and transitioning between the different … more »


Walt Disney Recycled Animation Scenes

Dance choreography is demanding enough in the real world — it's no wonder Disney animators, slaving away over every on-screen step and gesture by hand, restaged some of their older moves in newer movies.


Teaser: Inside Out

Disney/Pixar drops the first glimpse of animated footage from the upcoming "emotion picture" Inside Out in this teaser.


A Very Different Roger Rabbit

Get a glimpse at Disney's early development process for a the classic live-action/animation hybrid Who Framed Roger Rabbit in this vintage recording of Disney Studio Showcase from 1983, which includes animation tests in which Paul "Pee-wee Herman" Reubens provides the cartoon … more »

Governor Cuomo, The Walt Disney Company, Marvel and Netflix Announce Landmark Live-Action TV Series Based on Marvel Characters to Film in New York

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, The Walt Disney Company, Marvel and Netflix Inc. today announced that Marvel’s landmark live-action television series, which will bring Marvel’s ‘flawed heroes of Hell’s Kitchen’ characters to Netflix, the world’s leading Internet TV network, will principally … more »


Trailer: Maleficent

By the looks of this footage, Disney's villain-focused reboot of Sleeping Beauty, with Angelina Jolie in the title role, is inspired far less by the animated original than by the Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings films. The director is … more »


Christie Exec Don Shaw Talks Disney Deal and What’s Next in Theaters

Christie last week announced that it had entered an agreement to provide digital cinema technology to The Walt Disney Studios, including professional services relating to production, post-production, screening rooms, and premieres. Under the terms of the deal, the companies are … more »


Five Questions in the Wake of Disney’s Lucasfilm Acquisition

I keep trying to imagine what a Star Wars movie would feel like if it opened with one of Disney's magic-castle logos instead of the rolling drum beats of the 20th Century Fox fanfare. It's hard to imagine, but it … more »

Roger Allers in The Sweatbox

Rarely Seen Disney Doc The Sweatbox Sneaks Online

Want to watch a full-on Disney animation product collapse and be hurriedly rebuilt to a new spec? Check out The Sweatbox, currently available on YouTube. Filmmaker Trudie Styler (the wife of Sting, who was writing songs for the still-unscripted film) … more »