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February, 2013

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    Cartoon Art Museum & The Chuck Jones Center for Creativity to Host Reception for Chuck Jones Exhibition

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    Chuck Jones: Drawing on Imagination Opening Reception Saturday, March 23, 2013 from 6pm to 9pm San Francisco, CA: The Cartoon Art Museum and The Chuck Jones Center for Creativity will host a special reception for the exhibition Chuck Jones: Drawing on Imagination on Saturday, March 23, 2013 . Special guests include Chuck Jones' widow, Marian Jones , his daughter, Linda Jones Clough, and his grandson, Craig Kausen , who is the Chairman of The Chuck Jones Center for Creativity, as well as other...
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    Dane Cook Tapped to Voice Dusty in "Disney's Planes"

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    High-Flying Animated Comedy Adventure Soars into Theaters August 9, 2013 BURBANK, Calif. (February 28, 2013) - Dane Cook has been tapped to voice the lead character Dusty, a plane with high hopes in "Disney's Planes." Inspired by the world of "Cars" and directed by Disneytoon Studios veteran and aviation enthusiast Klay Hall ("King of the Hill," "The Simpsons"), "Disney's Planes" is an action-packed 3D animated comedy adventure about Dusty's...
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    Mouse Madness this March at The Walt Disney Family Museum

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    IT'S TIME FOR MOUSE MADNESS THIS MARCH AT THE WALT DISNEY FAMILY MUSEUM! March Exhibitions, Programs, and Events SPECIAL EXHIBITIONS Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: The Creation of a Classic Now through April 14, 2013 | Special Exhibition Hall Special ticket price for Snow White: $10 general | Special combination ticket which includes general museum admission: $25 adults; $20 seniors and students; $15 children ages 6 to 17. This special exhibition celebrates Walt Disney's first feature-length...
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    Get a Sneak Peek at Golden Globe® Nominated "Wreck-it Ralph" Home Entertainment March 5th Release Bonus Materials

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    From Walt Disney Animation Studios, "Wreck-It Ralph" takes viewers on a hilarious journey. For decades, Ralph (voice of John C. Reilly) has played the bad guy in his popular video game. In a bold move, he embarks on an action-packed adventure and sets out to prove to everyone that he is a true hero with a big heart. As he explores exciting new worlds, he teams up with some unlikely new friends including feisty misfit Vanellope von Schweetz (voice of Sarah Silverman). The film is directed...
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    Monsters University's Monstrously Large Class of Multi-colored Many-eyed Monsters

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    Mike Wazowski’s (voice of Billy Crystal) lifelong dreams of becoming a Scarer are derailed during his first semester at Monsters University when he crosses paths with hotshot James P. Sullivan, “Sulley” (voice of John Goodman), and their out-of-control competitive spirit gets them both kicked out of the University’s elite Scare Program. “Like” MONSTERS UNIVERSITY on Facebook: http://facebook.com/PixarMonstersUniversity "Follow" Disney/Pixar on Twitter...
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    Visual Effects Controversy Results in Calls to Action Including a VFX Congress

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    VES OPEN LETTER - CALL TO ACTION In light of current events, the Visual Effects Society (VES), an honorary body comprised of the very best visual effects artists around the world, today issues two calls to action : First, we call upon Governor Brown and the State Legislature to immediately expand its tax incentive program for the entertainment industry and to include a focused approach concentrated on the visual effects and post production sectors of the industry. Secondly, because we have reached...
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    Universal'​s Cabana Bay Beach Resort Now Accepting Reservatio​ns

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    Universal Announces Room Rates, New Features for New 1,800 Room On-Site Hotel FAST FACTS Book now. Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort is accepting reservations. Opening Dates: early 2014; reservations being accepted for stays beginning on March 31, 2014. Style: Inspired by the iconic beach resorts of the 1950s and 60s, when the pool was the place to relax after the day's road trip. Rooms: 900 Guest Rooms and 900 Family Suites, each with colorful "retro" décor. Pricing: Starting...
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    Disney Movie Trailer: Oz the Great and Poweful - "Argument Over Oz" Clip Released

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    First-ever D23 Expo Japan to be held October 12-14, 2013

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    February 25, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FIRST-EVER D23 EXPO JAPAN TO BE HELD OCTOBER 12-14, 2013 The Official Disney Fan Club's Signature Event Makes Its International Debut Meguro-ku, Tokyo , February 25, 2012 -The Walt Disney Company Japan announced today that it will stage the first-ever D23 Expo Japan , a special event for Disney fans created by D23: The Official Disney Fan Club. D23 Expo Japan, the first Expo to be held outside the U.S., will feature an array of engaging presentations, hosted...
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    Mouseketrips - WDW April – June 2013 Florida Resident Discounts

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    Travel Dates : April 6 - June 3, 2013 Walt Disney World has released special room only discounts for Florida Residents. You must check in during the travel dates listed above, however, you can extend your stay past June 3, 2013. Only the nights included in the travel dates listed above will be discounted. You cannot check in before April 6, 2013 and receive a discount. Availability is limited, and not all resorts and room types are available. Some nights may not be discounted, and weekend prices...
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    Disney's Soda Fountain & Studio Store Exclusive Lady and the Tramp Cel Available for Purchase

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    Joffrey's Named Official Specialty Coffee of Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort & Disney Vaction Club

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    TAMPA, Fla. (February 19, 2013) -- Joffrey's Coffee & Tea Co. and Disney have entered into a long-term strategic alliance that makes Joffrey's the official specialty coffee of Walt Disney World® Resort, Disneyland® Resort and Disney Vacation Club properties. Through this agreement, Joffrey's becomes the first Disney Corporate Alliance sponsor in the category of specialty coffee and will have expanded presence at select Disney dining locations and resort hotels. "Like...
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    Oz The Great and Powerful Featurette: Costume and Make-Up

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    When small-time magician Oscar Diggs (James Franco) pulls one flimflam too many, he finds himself hurled into the fantastical Land of Oz where he must somehow transform himself into the great wizard—and just maybe into a better man as well . OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL releases in theaters on March 8, 2013! Visit the website: http:// www.disney.com/ozthegreat “Like” OZ THE GREAT & POWERFUL on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ozthegreatandpowerful "Follow" OZ THE GREAT...
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    John Lasseter Talks about some of his favorite "Monsters University" toys

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    Imagine You at MU
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    Deleted But Not Forgotten Scenes from Disney's Wreck-it Ralph Blu-ray Release March 5th

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    Marking a Disney first, Wreck-It Ralph Released with an Early Debut of the HD Digital and HD Digital 3D Versions - Available for Purchase on February 12, 2013 Followed by the Blu-ray TM Combo Pack, Blu-ray 3D TM , DVD, SD Digital and On-Demand Debuts March 5, 2013 Burbank, Calif. - Walt Disney Animation Studios announces the debut of the hit arcade-game-hopping adventure "Wreck-It Ralph" marking a Disney first with the early release of the HD Digital and HD Digital 3D on February 12, 2013...
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    Star of Disney's Oz The Great And Powerful Actor James Franco Named Grand Marshal for 55th Annual Daytona 500

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 7, 2013 Actor James Franco Named Grand Marshal for 55 th Annual Daytona 500 Star of Disney's Upcoming 'Oz The Great and Powerful' to Deliver Starting Command for 'The Great American Race' DAYTONA BEACH, Fla . - James Franco, star of the Disney fantastical adventure "Oz The Great and Powerful," which is scheduled for release on March 8, will serve as Grand Marshal for the 55 th running of the Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on...
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    LeapFrog Enterprises Announces Release of Interactive eBooks "Doc McStuffins: Rundown Racecar" & "Wreck-it Ralph: Sugar Rush" from Disney Publishing

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    EMERYVILLE, Calif., Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced the release of interactive eBooks from Disney Publishing Worldwide, the world's largest publisher of children's books and magazines, as part of LeapFrog's new third-party developer program for its award-winning platforms. "Doc McStuffins: Rundown Racecar" and "Wreck It Ralph: Sugar Rush" were developed and produced by Disney...
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    DreamWorks Animation Announces New Release Date Of March 7, 2014 For Mr. Peabody & Sherman

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    GLENDALE, Calif., Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced that, at the recommendation of its distributor, Twentieth Century Fox, it has decided to change the domestic theatrical release date for Mr. Peabody & Sherman to March 7, 2014. The film had previously been scheduled for release on November 1, 2013. Me & My Shadow , which had previously been scheduled for release in March of 2014, will now return to development at the studio. "Our...
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    Global Superstar Mariah Carey Records "Almost Home" for Disney's "Oz the Great and Powerful"

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    BURBANK, CALIF. (February 6, 2013) -Disney announced today that multiple GRAMMY® Award-winning superstar Mariah Carey has recorded the song, "Almost Home," for "Oz The Great and Powerful," the studio's highly anticipated fantastical adventure, directed by Sam Raimi, releasing in theaters nationwide on March 8, 2013. "Almost Home" will be released as a single by Carey's label, Island Def Jam, on February 19, 2013. Award-winning photographer/director David...
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    Go Behind the Scenes of Disney's Classic PETER PAN with Mary Blair's Concept Art & Bonus Feature Clips

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    Bonus Clips The following bonus clip comes from Ted Thomas' Featurette Growing Up with Nine Old Men about Disney's original 9 Old Men. Walt Disney's daughter Diane explains how her father fell in love with Peter Pan as a boy and wanted to make it his second feature after Snow White but had to wait 10 years for animation techniques to evolve to be able to make the film. Peter Pan Three-Disc Diamond Edition: Blu-ray/DVD + Digital Copy + Storybook App is available on Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack...
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