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Smith, Keane, McGrath to Keynote VIEW

Pixar co-founder Alvy Ray Smith, longtime Disney animator Glen Keane and Madagascar director Tom McGrath have been announced as keynote speakers for the 2014 VIEW Conference set for ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Invites 27 to Join Shorts and Animation Branch

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 271 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions ... Continue Reading →
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Comedy Toon from ‘Megamind’ Scribes Underway at Fox

The writers behind DreamWorks Animation’s CG family flick Megamind are at work on developing a new animated comedy for Fox, according to a Deadline scoop. The project from Alan ... Continue Reading →
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June Foray Voices New ‘Rocky & Bullwinkle’ Short

DreamWorks Animation announced today that it will offer a new animated Rocky & Bullwinkle, short featuring the legendary June Foray as the voice of Rocket “Rocky” J. ... Continue Reading →
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Stevenson and Hood Team Up on ‘Noah’s Ark’

Unified Pictures’ upcoming CG-animated feature Noah’s Ark has tapped director John Stevenson (Kung Fu Panda, Shrek) to exec producer and Cameron Hood (Megamind, First Flight) to ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Shares Drop After ‘Guardians’ Debut

DreamWorks Animation shares dropped 3.1% to $17.49 in the pre-market trading on Monday morning after Rise Of The Guardians’ $32.6M domestic box office. Janney Capital Markets’ Tony ... Continue Reading →
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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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DreamWorks’ ‘Puss in Boots’ Powered by HP

Tech giant HP has announced that DreamWorks Animation chose HP technology to push the boundaries of CG animation for its most technically advanced film to day, the Shrek spin-off Puss ... Continue Reading →
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Simon Smith to Direct ‘Penguins of Madagsacar’ Pic

The mischievous Penguins of Madgascar are getting their own movie, which will be directed by Simon Smith, director of the Shrek 4-D ride film and co-director of Bee Movie. The upcoming ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kung Fu Panda 2′ Boosts 2Q Results for DreamWorks

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 ... Continue Reading →