A new trailer for Laika's next feature film has just been released. "Kubo and the Two Strings" will be in general release this coming summer in August. You can follow along in the meantime on Facebook and Twitter and Instagram.
Former Disney employees forced to train their replacement workers are fighting back to address the Company's unethical hiring practices which are in violation of US law. Please help spread the word about Disney's hiring practices and their abuse of the H-1B visa system. Feel free to repost this article. Just out from the New York Times.
Here's a video that describes what Disney has been doing to their dedicated employees...
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One of the things that has really turned me off to the Disney Company's business practices as of late is their well known abuse of the H-1B Visa Program in complete disregard for the laws of the United States.
Although many international workers are benefiting from this, it's proving to be a tremendous disruption to the lives of their American employees causing severe economic and emotional hardships. Highly skilled professionals, many of whom have spent years with Disney and are forced to train their replacements before being laid off if they expect to get a severance package. Here's what one former Disney employee has to say as he relates his experience in an ad for a group entitled FairChanceAtJobs.com.
Here's a view of Burbank California on December 25 2015. To everyone in our AnimationNation wishing you happiness and creativity and the very best that life has to offer!