Animation Is Film Festival: Displaying the Range of the Medium

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Last month, GKIDS in partnership with Annecy International Animation Film Festival, held the “Animation Is Film (AIF) Festival” — a celebration of animation’s infinite possibilities as a medium, and a counter-argument to the misguided view of animation as an art form inferior to live-action film making. For three days, festival-goers enjoyed four world premieres, six … Continue reading "Animation Is Film Festival: Displaying the Range of the Medium"
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Crunchyroll Expo 2018

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As we wind down both summer and the convention-goer’s season, I had the opportunity to check out a relatively new con to the year’s schedule: Crunchyroll Expo. Crunchyroll, known to anime fans as the largest anime streaming service in the world, held their second-ever Expo this past Labor Day weekend at the convention center in … Continue reading "Crunchyroll Expo 2018"
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Cool Off While You Warm Your Heart at the Pixar Shorts Film Festival

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I’ve been taking some of my own advice lately on Beating the Heat at Disneyland, and one of the things I have really appreciated is the Pixar Shorts Film Festival. Not just for the respite from the heat and the chance to sit down, but because these short stories are of such heartwarming quality. As … Continue reading "Cool Off While You Warm Your Heart at the Pixar Shorts Film Festival"
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Kim Possible, Pepper Ann and More at D23’s Saturday Morning on the Lot

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On August 11, D23: The Official Disney Fan Club, hosted AllEars.Net at its Gold Member event “D23’s Saturday Morning on the Lot” featuring ABC and Disney Channel cartoons from 1997—2007, including such animated favorites as Recess, Pepper Ann, Teacher’s Pet, and Kim Possible. Michael Vargo, VP of D23, Special Events, and Disney Corporate Creative Resources, … Continue reading "Kim Possible, Pepper Ann and More at D23’s Saturday Morning on the Lot"
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A Look Back at WonderCon 2018

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After a year off at the Los Angeles Convention Center, WonderCon returned to the Anaheim Convention Center. The extensive and lengthy construction projects the Anaheim Convention Center has been undergoing for awhile appear to be finally completed, with the main difference being a new North Hall accessible on both ground and second story levels. The … Continue reading "A Look Back at WonderCon 2018"
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First Mickey-Themed Ride-Through Attraction, Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway, Coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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A new attraction featuring international icon Mickey Mouse is coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios at the Walt Disney World Resort! Details for our first Mickey-themed ride-through attraction, Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway, were just unveiled during the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts presentation at D23 Expo 2017 — and we think you’re going to love … Continue reading "First Mickey-Themed Ride-Through Attraction, Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway, Coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios"
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