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Over the past few days, there has been much speculation in the trades about which studio is going to form a partnership with DreamWorks Animation when it’s contract with Paramount runs out at the end of the is year. Sony Pictures is the next big studio looking to land a [...]
Families around the world can’t get enough of the preshistoric antics of the Ice Age bunch as the fourth installment of the Blue Sky franchise rose to the No. 1 spot this weekend with an estimated domestic total of $46 million. Ice Age: Continental Drift opened with slightly more than [...]
During the DreamWorks Animation panel at Comic-con on Thursday (July 12), Madagascar 3 director Tom McGrath let it slip that the studio is working on a Penguins of Madagascar movie, slated for 2015. In addition to McGrath, panelists were Bill Damaschke, Chief Creative Officer of DreamWorks Animation; James Baxter, supervising [...]
Get ready for Shrek’s Swamp Boat, Puss in Boots’ Purrrfect Ride and the Madagascar Soaking Safari Surprise? (Yes, we made those names up!) DreamWorks Animation is moving ahead with plans to open a theme park attraction in East Rutherford, New Jersey. On Wednesday, DreamWorks Animation SKG and Triple Five, the [...]
A look at the three animated winners of this year’s Student Academy Awards. When the medalists at the 39th Annual Student Academy Awards gathered in Beverly Hills in June, their group photo shows animator David Wolter in the last row. Standing 6’10”, Wolter is used to being placed in back. [...]
CG-animated and vfx-packed blockbusters will have a big presence at this year’s Siggraph confab, taking place in the L.A. convention center August 5-9. The show organizers have released their Production Session highlights (full program available at s2012.siggraph.org), here are some can’t-miss toon related sit-ins: Building Disney-Pixar’s Brave: Pencils to Pixels [...]
Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) and singer-actress Rihanna (Battleship) will voice the lead parts in Happy Smekday!, a DreamWorks Animation adaptation of the award-winning book The True Meaning of Smekday by Adam Rex. Slated for a holiday 2014 release, the pic will be directed by Tim Johnson (Antz, Over [...]
Oriental DreamWorks, the new joint venture from DreamWorks Animation and a Chinese state-backed consortium, will be the flagship company at a new high-tech media center being developed in Shanghai’s West Bank Media Port, according to Variety. Chen Chengquan, chief of the district’s culture bureau, made the announcement at a news [...]
The Animation Guild and the Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers announced that they have reached a deal on a new collective bargaining agreement. The tentative pact, which came after Local 839 IATSE reps started talks again with AMPTP earlier this week, will run from August 1, 2012 to [...]
DreamWorks Animation has announced that Stephen Colbert, of The Colbert Report fame, Emmy Award winner Allison Janney (The Help, The West Wing), Ellie Kemper (Bridesmaids, The Office), Ariel Winter (Modern Family) and Stephen Tobolowsky (Californication, The Lorax) are on board for the upcoming film Mr. Peabody & Sherman, based on [...]