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DreamWorks veteran Bibo Bergeron goes back to his French roots with A Monster in Paris, an elegant CG-animated feature set in 1910. French director Bibo Bergeron has directed two very different DreamWorks animated features (The Road to El Dorado and Shark Tale) and worked as character designer on the studio’s [...]
A timely SIGGRAPH panel examines the pros and cons of distributed production. SIGGRAPH is always a showcase for whiz-bag images of digital destruction, virtual flames and flowing, photo-real hair. This year, a less obvious but profound development in modern image making is also receiving attention at a panel discussion entitled [...]
Kung Fu Panda 2 gave the bottom line at DreamWorks Animation a big boost, helping to boost revenue 38 percent and net income 42 percent over the same quarter last year. For the second quarter of 2011, DreamWorks reported total revenue of $218.3 million and net income of $34.1 million, [...]
Animated People: Joe Murray Creator of Rocko’s Modern Life, Camp Lazlo We recently had the chance to catch up with Joe Murray, the brilliant creator and producer of animated shows such as Nickelodeon’s Rocko’s Modern Life and Cartoon Network’s Camp Lazlo and the author of the fantastic primer Creating Animated [...]
We all know that the true animation fan’s summer officially begins in June, when the Annecy International Festival opens its doors to fans of the art form from all over the world. There’s a wealth of activities and screenings planned for the 2011 edition of this amazing event (June 6-11), [...]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will explore “Cinematography in the Digital Age” on Tuesday, May 24, at 8 p.m. at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Hosted by Short Films and Feature Animation Branch governor Bill Kroyer, the program will include onstage conversations with cinematographers [...]
DreamWorks Animation saw down results in its first quarter reporting, with net earnings and profits down versus the first quarter of 2010 when How to Train Your Dragon was released. The results for this quarter came mostly from last year’s films as DreamWorks Animation prepares to release Kung Fu Panda [...]
Cartoon Network announced 13 new animated series at its upfront presentation to advertisers in New York, including the TV series version of How to Train Your Dragon, a new DC Nation block spotlighting the superheroes of DC Comics, The Problem Solverz, The Looney Tunes Show, Green Lantern: The Animated Series and [...]
DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon has added yet another notch in its awards-tally belt, taking home the best feature film award at the Humane Society of the United States’ 25h annual Genesis Awards. The award is presented to the feature film that presents a message of animal rights. [...]
DreamWorks Animation has announced release dates through 2014 for nine feature films, with three sequels and six original features. The studio will release three films in 2013 and two films in each of the other years. The studio’s planned releases are as follows; Kung Fu Panda 2, May 26 Puss [...]