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D23 News: Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios Announce Upcoming Film Slate at D23 Expo

At the D23 Expo on Friday afternoon, John Lasseter, chief creative officer of Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios announced details and shared footage for the upcoming slate of animated films. The films include Coco, Wreck-it-Ralph 2, Frozen 2, Toy Story 4, and more.

Catch a Live-Stream of 'The Music of Pixar Live' Tonight

If you haven't had a chance to see the newest show at Disney's Hollywood Studios - The Music of Pixar LIVE! A Symphony of Characters - tonight is your chance! The Disney Parks Blog will be live-streaming the show.

Disney News Round-Up: Cake Decorating at Amorette’s Patisserie, New Pixar Music Show, and More

Happy Friday! We've made it through another week and we're that much closer to the weekend. Today we have a lot of Disney news including a new cake decorating class in Disney Springs, a new musical show at Disney's Hollywood Studios, and much more! Let's dive in and check it out.

Disney and Pixar Win Big at the Annie Awards

The Walt Disney Studios and Pixar were the big winners at this year's International Animated Film Society's Annie Awards. Overall, Disney and its related companies picked up 17 Annie Awards. The Annie is the animation industry's equivalent of an Academy Award.

‘Finding Dory’ Plot Details Announced

Finding Dory, the sequel to 2003's hit Finding Nemo, is not going to take place out in the Big Blue but instead most of the action will reportedly take place at the Marine Biology Institute of California.

Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios Name Leadership

Walt Disney Animation Studios has promoted Andrew Millstein to the position of president, and over at Pixar Animation Studios Jim Morris has been named to the same position for that division.

Disney’s Accelerator Program Announces Startup Participants

Disney recently announced the 11 startup companies selected to participate in the Disney Accelerator program.

The Disney Accelerator, powered by Techstars, is a first-of-its-kind program for The Walt Disney Company that is connecting innovative companies with Disney, and giving them access to the creative expertise and resources needed to help them develop new entertainment experiences and products.

Artist Creates ‘The Disney Universe’ Using all the Stars from Disney and Pixar Films

An artist from the United Kingdom has created an image that contains every star that was featured in every Disney and Pixar animated movie.

And by "stars" we're not talking about Cinderella and Queen Elsa. We mean stars from the night sky.

Marianne Hanoun collected every star depicted in every Disney and Pixar animated film and added them to the image called "The Disney Universe."

The artwork gives fans a chance to see stars featured in the night sky of a Disney classic is sitting next to stars from a new Pixar hit film.

Dates Officially Announced for the 2015 D23 Expo in Anaheim

The dates for the 2015 D23 Expo were announced by Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger at The Walt Disney Company's Annual Meeting on March 18.

D23: The Official Disney Fan Club presents the Expo and the 2015 event is scheduled for August 14-16, 2015 at the Anaheim Convention Center.

"The D23 Expo is the ultimate Disney fan event, created to honor and celebrate your love of all things Disney," Iger told shareholders and D23 Members at the Company's Annual Meeting in Portland, Oregon. "And we hope to see you there."

The Walt Disney Company Launches Disney Accelerator Program for Startups

The Walt Disney Company is launching a mentorship and investment programs for startup companies.

The Disney Accelerator is a three month long program that offers startups the chance to collaborate with mentors including Bob Iger, the chairman and CEO of the Walt Disney Company in addition to leaders from Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm, ESPN, ABC, and more.

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Bob Iger to Remain Chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company Through June 30, 2018

The Walt Disney Company Board of Directors has extended the contract of Chairman and CEO Bob Iger through June 30, 2018.

Iger has been at the helm of The Walt Disney Company since 2005.

Under Iger's leadership Disney has acquired Pixar, Lucasfilm, and Marvel. The company has also seen an expansion of its parks and resorts around the world, including the opening next year of Shanghai Disneyland.

It’s Tough To Be A Bug at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

The spectacular Tree of Life draws guests deeper into Disney's Animal Kingdom. As the dramatic 145 foot high Park icon comes into focus it is apparent that its massive truck is ornately carved with representations of 325 different animals. Standing beneath the impressive Park icon, guests may feel as if they've shrunk as they wind through the queue for the attraction deep within the tree's base.

It's Time to Get Brave! A Review of the Newest Film from Pixar

A few months ago I had the unique opportunity of visiting Pixar Studios to get a sneak peek of their latest movie Brave, which is their 13th animated feature. The movie was not yet completed but we were able to watch the first 30 minutes. From the very start of the film, I was gripped and when the lights came on I was so disappointed!

A Trip to Pixar Studios in Emeryville, California

A few weeks ago I had the unique opportunity of visiting Pixar Studios in Emeryville, California to learn more about their upcoming movie Brave and watch the short film La Luna.

Sunday Round-Up for February 6, 2011

Come take a look at some of our favorite finds in the Disney web this week. We've got great stuff on the Wilderness Lodge, Pixar, Disney's California Adventure and More!