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Mike Mitchell to Direct DreamWorks ‘Trolls’ Movie

Mike Mitchell (Shrek Forever After, Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked) has been tapped to direct DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming animated Trolls feature. The pic will be written ... Continue Reading →
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Peter Ramsey to Exec Produce ‘Tailchaser’s Song’

Rise of the Guardians director Peter Ramsey has joined Animetropolis/IDA/EFG-Renascence’s upcoming adaptation of Tad Williams’ fantasy novel Tailchaser’s Song as exec producer. ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks and Super RTL Sign Multi-Year Deal

German-based Super RTL, has signed a multi-year output deal with DreamWorks Animation that will see DreamWorks supply the network with around 1,200 hours of programming through 2020. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Star Trek’ Beams Down $84 Mil. Weekend

Paramount’s Star Trek Into Darkness landed on top of the domestic box office this weekend, with an estimated $84 million. The J.J. Abrams-directed sequel to the rebooted franchise ... Continue Reading →
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New Dates Set for DreamWorks and Blue Sky Pics

Fox has announced the latest release dates for two of upcoming DreamWorks movies and two Blue Sky titles. According to Collider, the studio will release B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly ... Continue Reading →
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‘Iron Man 3' Delivers No. 2 Debut of All Time

The Disney/Marvel tentpole Iron Man 3 proved its mettle this weekend by opening to $175.3 million in North America, and becoming the second highest debut of all time right behind Marvel’s ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Characters to Entertain in Macao

It looks like Shrek, Po, Alex and Hiccup are getting ready to take their show on the road—at the Cotai Strip Resorts in Macao, China. DreamWorks has made a deal with Sands, China ... Continue Reading →
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FMX 2013: The VFX View from Europe

FMX, Europe’s most influential conference on digital entertainment successfully concluded last Friday (April 26) drawing an international audience of professionals, innovative ... Continue Reading →
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Production Pipeline to Spotlight Art of ‘Croods’ & ‘Turbo’

A special session focusing on the art and technology of DreamWorks’ The Croods and upcoming feature Turbo will be held on May 3 as part of the inaugural Production Pipeline Expo at ... Continue Reading →
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The End of an Era …Yet Again

Last month’s announcement that the Walt Disney Company would no longer pursue traditional feature animation brought some mixed responses among toon heads. For many it was the final ... Continue Reading →