PHOTOS/VIDEO: ‘Moana’ Press Conference with Star Auli’i Cravalho

Earlier this week, Walt Disney Animation Studios held a press conference in Hawaii to introduce Auli’i Cravalho, the star of its upcoming animated film, Moana (November 23, 2016). The company provided us with some stills as well as some footage from the event which also included co-directors Ron Clements and John Musker, all of which you can find embedded below.

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Disney ‘Moana’ New Concept Art in High Resolution

'Moana'Walt Disney Animation Studios has provided us with high resolution versions of recently released art from its upcoming film, Moana (November 23, 2016), including the first look image seen here. The newly released concept art can be seen in our gallery embedded below.

Three thousand years ago, the greatest sailors in the world voyaged across the vast South Pacific, discovering the many islands of Oceania. But then, for a millennium, their voyages stopped — and no one today knows why.

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WATCH: Disney ‘Moana’ Star Auli’i Cravalho Casting Featurette

'Moana'Walt Disney Animation Studios has announced the casting of 14 year old Hawaiian Auli’i Cravalho as the voice of the title role in their upcoming film, Moana (November 23, 2016). A featurette making the announcement has been embedded below.

Three thousand years ago, the greatest sailors in the world voyaged across the vast South Pacific, discovering the many islands of Oceania. But then, for a millennium, their voyages stopped — and no one today knows why.

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‘Zootopia’ Teaser Poster Released

'Zootopia' Teaser PosterDirector Byron Howard took to Twitter earlier today to release the first teaser poster for Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Zootopia (March 4, 2016).

Zootopia is a city like no other. Comprised of habitat neighborhoods like ritzy Sahara Square and frigid Tundratown, it’s a melting pot where animals from every environment live together — a place where no matter what you are, from the biggest elephant to the smallest shrew, you can be anything. But when optimistic Officer Judy Hopps arrives, she discovers that being the first bunny on a police force of big, tough animals isn’t so easy. Determined to prove herself, she jumps at the opportunity to crack a case, even if it means partnering with a fast-talking, scam-artist fox, Nick Wilde, to solve the mystery. Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Zootopia, a comedy-adventure directed by Byron Howard and Rich Moore and co-directed by Jared Bush, opens in theaters on March 4, 2016.

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Disney’s ‘Moana’ Title Treatment

'Moana' Title TreatmentWalt Disney Animation Studios has provided us with the newly released title treatment for their upcoming film, Moana (November 23, 2016).

Three thousand years ago, the greatest sailors in the world voyaged across the vast South Pacific, discovering the many islands of Oceania. But then, for a millennium, their voyages stopped — and no one today knows why.

From Walt Disney Animation Studios comes Moana, a sweeping, CG-animated adventure about a spirited teenager who sails out on a daring mission to prove herself a master wayfinder and fulfill her ancestors’ unfinished quest. During her journey, she meets the once-mighty demi-god Maui (voice of Dwayne Johnson), and together, they traverse the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous fiery creatures and impossible  odds.

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WATCH: Walt Disney Animation Shorts Collection ‘Tick Tock Tale,’ ‘Lorenzo’ Bonus Features

'Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Films Collection'Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has released an clips of the behind-the-scenes bonus features from the ‘Walt Disney Animation Shorts Collection,’ available August 18 (now available for pre-order) as well as a digital release on August 11, focusing on Tick Tock Tale as introduced by Dean Wellins and Lorenzo as introduced by Mike Gabriel.

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WATCH: Walt Disney Animation Shorts Collection ‘Paperman’ Bonus Feature

'Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Films Collection'Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has released an extended clip of one of the behind-the-scenes bonus features from the ‘Walt Disney Animation Shorts Collection,’ available August 18 (now available for pre-order) as well as a digital release on August 11, focusing on John Kahrs’ award winning Paperman and introduced by Feast director Patrick Osborne, which you can find embedded below.

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WATCH: Walt Disney Animation Shorts Collection ‘Feast’ Bonus Feature

'Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Films Collection'Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has released an extended clip of one of the behind-the-scenes bonus features from the ‘Walt Disney Animation Shorts Collection,’ available August 18 (now available for pre-order) as well as a digital release on August 11, focusing on the award winning Feast by Patrick Osborne, which you can find embedded below.

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Disney ‘Moana’ Updated Concept Art Shows Finer Details (Hi-Res)

Disney 'Moana' Concept ArtEarlier today, Disney D23 made announcements on behalf of Walt Disney Animation Studios for their panels and presentations at the upcoming D23 Expo. Included with the release were several images for upcoming projects, including one for Moana (November 23, 2016). What we unfortunately didn’t realize at first was that the accompanying artwork — while similar to the original concept art released for the film — has been updated with much finer detail with the lead characters, who have been repositioned on the boat. In addition, the artwork displayed on the sails has also been updated. An image showing comparisons between the two is included below.

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WATCH: Disney ‘Zootopia’ Teaser Trailer

Pictured (L-R): Nick Wilde (voice of Jason Bateman), Judy Hopps (voice of Ginnifer Goodwin). "It's a nod to the great Disney animated animal films we all grew up with, but with a funny, contemporary twist," said director Rich Moore (ìWreck-It Ralph,î ìThe Simpsonsî). "The worlds our artists have created are unbelievableóthere's so much international flavor in one mammal metropolis. And animals: big ones, little onesñ the artists and animators did tons of research, cleverly integrating true animal natures into each character.î ©2015 Disney. All Rights Reserved.Walt Disney Animation Studios has released the first teaser trailer for Zootopia (March 4, 2016) which you can find embedded below.

Zootopia is a city like no other. Comprised of habitat neighborhoods like ritzy Sahara Square and frigid Tundratown, it’s a melting pot where animals from every environment live together — a place where no matter what you are, from the biggest elephant to the smallest shrew, you can be anything. But when optimistic Officer Judy Hopps arrives, she discovers that being the first bunny on a police force of big, tough animals isn’t so easy. Determined to prove herself, she jumps at the opportunity to crack a case, even if it means partnering with a fast-talking, scam-artist fox, Nick Wilde, to solve the mystery. Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Zootopia, a comedy-adventure directed by Byron Howard and Rich Moore and co-directed by Jared Bush, opens in theaters on March 4, 2016.

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