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Night Fury Takes Flight on Fox: Fox network announced today it will air DreamWorks Animation’s CG holiday special DreamWorks Dragons: Gift of the Night Fury on December 17 at 8 p.m. The half-hour special is based on the studio’s hit film How to Train Your Dragon–now a solid franchise with [...]
Although its latest release Madagascar 3 has earned over $209.8 million domestically and $501.2 million worldwide (as of July 30) DreamWorks Animation reported a profit of $12.8 million, compared with $34.1 million in the year-ago period, below Wall Street estimates. The studio’s revenue dropped 25 percent from $218.3 million to [...]
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 [...]
After many months of unconfirmed rumors, Guillermo Del Toro has made it official. He will be co-directing Henson’s upcoming stop-motion adaptation of Pinocchio, with Mark Gustafson (Fantastic Mr. Fox), Variety reports. The project will begin shooting in the summer of 2013. Originally, the project involved Gris Grimly, who illustrated a 2002 [...]
DreamWorks Animation has posted a 26% boost in revenue of $136 million, raising profits to $9.1 million for the first quarter of 2012, thanks to the healthy box office and home-entertainment performance of Puss in Boots. This is a vast improvement of the studio’s previous two quarters, during which profits [...]
Bill Damaschke first joined DreamWorks in 1995 as production coordinator on Prince of Egypt. He quickly rose through the ranks and became head of production and development in 2005 and co-president of production for feature animation soon after. In early 2011, he became the division’s chief creative officer, overlooking all [...]
Nickelodeon has released the list of nominees for the 25th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards, hosted this year by Will Smith and airing live from USC’s Galen Center in Los Angeles on Saturday, March 31, at 8pm. Kids can cast their votes in 20 categories across all of Nickelodeon’s digital outlets, [...]
In what may be a bellwether for Oscar night, Paramount/Nickelodeon’s quirky CG-animated feature Rango won the prize for Best Picture at the Annie Awards this Saturday (Feb.4). The Gore Verbinski-directed pic, which centers on the adventures of a chameleon in the Wild West, also won the award for best writing [...]
Josh Gad (Book of Mormon) Bill Hader (SNL) and Kate Hudson (Almost Famous) are part of the voice cast of Me & My Shadow, the Nov. 2013 animated fantasy from DreamWorks Animation. The pic will be directed by Alessandro Carolini, who was the head of story on How to Train [...]
We were lucky enough to catch up with some of the talented artists who were nominated for Oscars this morning. Here is what they had to say about waking up and getting the big courtship call from Mr. Oscar himself! Jennifer Yuh Nelson, director of Kung Fu Panda 2: “I [...]