New Character Art Released and Voice Talent Announced for Disney’s ‘Zootopia’

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Walt Disney Animation Studios has released via a great article in USA Today new character art and more voice talent announcements for its upcoming animated feature Zootopia.

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New Art Released and Lead Role Announced for Disney’s ‘Moana’

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We’re excited about the news from Walt Disney Animation Studios today announcing their selection of the actress who will voice the title character of their 56th animated motion picture Moana.

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See the Original ‘Fantasia’ on the Big Screen This November

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Have you ever had the experience of seeing Walt Disney’s original animated classic Fantasia on the big screen? Well, now’s your chance. To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the groundbreaking animated “concert feature,” The Walt Disney Studios is screening the film for a few days this November in select theaters across the U.S.A.

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Art and Humor Reign at D23 Expo’s ‘Zootopia’ Panel

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Walt Disney Animation Studios rocked the D23 Expo 2015 this year with some amazing stuff. My time at the Expo was limited, but I was happy (and grateful) that I was able to get a seat for the “Welcome to Zootopia!” panel held on Saturday, August 15th, 2015, at the Anaheim Convention Center. Here’s a quick rundown of what was presented.

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Review: Disney Animation’s Beautiful ‘Short Films Collection’ Is a Must-Own for Fans

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Walt Disney Animation Studios’ new Short Films Collection is truly a stunner. The collection, which is now available on Digital HD platforms and will be available on Blu-ray August 18th, includes 12 of the studios’ animated short films made between the years 2000–2015. While some shorts are fairly new and have been recently seen in theaters, other titles are older and more obscure. Overall, it’s just great to have all of these beloved shorts in one combined and winsome collection.

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Top Ten Most Fascinating Animated Characters: Number 3

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Sure, there have been lots of stories written and films made about characters dreaming the impossible dream—longing to do something with their lives beyond their “directive,” (to quote our last fascinating character’s film) but the magic of the third most fascinating animated character on my list is that he is following his directive; he is using what he has (amazing sense of smell and taste) to its full potential. Oh, and also that he is a rat who loves to cook.

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‘Sanjay’s Super Team’ Coming to SDCC

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Sanjay Patel, courtesy of KQED’s “This Week: Sanjay Patel” video

Director Sanjay Patel and producer Nicole Grindle will be at San Diego Comic-Con next month to debut Pixar Animation Studios’ new short Sanjay’s Super Team.

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Watch This: New Compilation of Short Films from Walt Disney Animation Studios Coming in August

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We’re incredibly stoked about a newly announced collection of animated shorts from Walt Disney Animation Studios that will be released this summer on Digital HD and Blu-ray. Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Films Collection, coming to Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere on August 11th and on Blu-ray August 18th, contains 12 of the studios’ acclaimed animated shorts from the last decade and a half. Check out the new trailer.
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