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‘Puss in Boots’ Boosts DreamWorks 2012 Revenues

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Costumed Toons Glitz Up White House Easter Egg Roll

Animated characters will help the first family and the nation celebrate Easter this year, with costumed characters ranging from Babar, the Cat in the Hat and the Smurfs to Spider-Man, ... Continue Reading →
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Cranston, Chastain, Short Join ‘Madagascar 3′ Cast

The cast of Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted is growing. The DreamWorks Animation feature announced that actors Bryan Cranston, Jessica Chastain and Martin Short have provided ... Continue Reading →
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‘KFP 2′ Director Nelson Honored by LA Femme Fest

The LA Femme Film Festival has announced its Award Honorees for the seventh edition of the fest, set for Oct. 13-16. Among the notable women of film the event has chosen to celebrate ... Continue Reading →
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Neil Patrick Harris Shines on ‘Penguins of Madagascar’

Only a few days after his special guest voice appearance on Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time, Neil Patrick Harris will be lending his talents to Nick’s Penguins of Madagascar, this ... Continue Reading →
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The Bakery Showcases Relight at SIGGRAPH

French software house The Bakery (www.bakery3d.com; stand 471) is setting out to dazzle the SIGGRAPH Vancouver crowds this week with the latest additions to their lighting, shading ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH – The Quiet Revolution

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Nick’s ‘Penguins,’ ‘Fanboy’ Win Daytime Emmys Honors

Penguins of Madagascar was a huge hit for Nickelodeon at the 38th annual Daytime Emmy Awards, taking home a half-dozen awards. The show, spun off of the popular DreamWorks Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Return of the Kung Fu Beast from the East

Director Jennifer Yuh Nelson reveals how DreamWorks is bringing back Po and the Furious Five for a 3-D rematch in Kung Fu Panda 2. Consider the panda: a majestic creature, a humble ... Continue Reading →
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Revenues, Profits Dip in 1st Quarter for DreamWorks

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 ... Continue Reading →