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Rob Letterman to Direct DreamWorks’ ‘Captain Underpants’

Monsters vs. Aliens‘ director Rob Letterman will lead DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming feature adaptation of Captain Underpants. The Hollywood Reporter broke the story on ... Continue Reading →
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A Sneak Peek at ‘Mr. Peabody & Sherman’

DreamWorks Animation offered members of the international and national press a great selection ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Summit Announces Full Lineup of Events, Guests

Animation Magazine has announced its full lineup of guests and events for next month’s three-day event (Nov. 3-5). Sony Pictures Imageworks’ award-winning vfx supervisor ... Continue Reading →
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Mike Hopkins Is Hulu’s New CEO

Hulu has named Mike Hopkins as its CEO. Acting CEO Andy Forssell is leaving the company. Hopkins, who has been a Hulu board member since 2011, was most recently president of distribution ... Continue Reading →
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Books We Love – Issue #234

The Noble Approach: Maurice Noble and the Zen of Animation Design By Tod Polson [Chronicle Books, $40] Fans of classic animation gems such as Dumbo, How the Grinch Stole Christmas and ... Continue Reading →
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Katzenberg’s MIPCOM Keynote Tackles Evolving Industry

This year’s MIPCOM Personality of the Year, DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg, delivered his keynote speech at the Cannes event today, during which he theorized about ... Continue Reading →
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PGS’ ‘LadyBug’ and ‘Alvin’ Most Popular Toons at MIP Junior

The children’s programming content market MIP Junior ended on a high note on Sunday (Oct. 9) with record attendance at the Carlton Hotel in Cannes, France. The event, which featured ... Continue Reading →
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Jennifer Lopez & Steve Martin Head for ‘Home’

DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming feature (Nov. 2014) Home, formerly titled Happy Smekday!, has signed on Jennifer Lopez and Steve Martin to voice key characters, according to The ... Continue Reading →
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Quebec Offers Digital Animation Classes

DreamWorks Animation and Blizzard Entertainment will take part in Quebec City’s Mini Pixel new master classes in animation. The side event will be held at the Loews Hôtel Le Concorde ... Continue Reading →
Conrad Vernon

Vernon to Direct Rogen’s ‘Sausage Party’ for Sony

Sony is throwing a Sausage Party, a new raunchy animated movie written by Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, Kyle Hunter and Ariel Shaffir. The pic will be directed and produced by talented ... Continue Reading →