Tag: Disney

Frozen, TMNT Top Costume Chart

Animation
Following big screen successes earlier in the year, Disney’sFrozen and Nickelodeon's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtlecharacters will come to life again this Halloween as some of the year's top costumes. According to National Retail Federation's Halloween Consumer Top Costumes survey, an estimated 2.6 million children plan to dress up as one of Disney’s Frozencharacters, while about 1.8 million children will dress as one of the re-imagined classic characters from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. (more…)

Toys ‘R’ Us & Walmart reveals holiday season plans

Headlines, Licensing, Merchandise
The sight of snow is still a couple months away, but Toys ‘R’ Us and Walmart are already prepping US shoppers for the holiday season. This year, the company foresees licensed  products from Disney’s Frozen, and Nick’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Paw Patrol as the ones to watch. The properties will benefit from prominent shop-in-shop placement in TRU stores nationwide, featuring exclusive merchandise. (more…)

Disney Consumer Products at Licensing Expo 2014

Headlines, Licensing
Disney Consumer Products Executive Vice President of Global Licensing, Josh Silverman was joined by Mickey Mouse; Chief Creative Officer of Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios John Lasseter with Buzz Lightyear; Senior Vice President of Marketing, Marvel Studios and Television at Marvel Entertainment Mike Pasciullo with Iron Man; and Executive Vice President of Franchise Management at Lucasfilm Howard Roffman with a Stormtrooper during a private Disney Consumer Products event at the Licensing Expo, Monday June 16, 2014 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. For the first time ever, iconic characters from The Walt Disney Company's four powerhouse brands—Disney, Disney-Pixar, Marvel, and Star Wars stood together on stage, to the delight and excitement of licensees, retailer

Disney’s ‘Get a Horse!’, partly done in a 1920s style, is up for an Academy Award for an animated short

Animation
Walt Disney Studios' animated short "Get A Horse!" is nominated for an Academy Award this year. Here is an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the creation of one of the film's shots. During Hollywood's golden age, Walt Disney Co. owned the animated short category at the Academy Awards. Ten of the first 11 Oscars presented, including eight in a row beginning in 1932, went to the company that built its now massive brand around an animated mouse. (more…)