DreamWorks Animation

Pearl & DreamWorks’ ‘Everest’ Retitled ‘Abominable’

Recently redubbed Pearl Studio and production partner DreamWorks Animation announced that the upcoming animated Yeti feature Everest has been retitld, and will now release as Abominable. ... Continue Reading →
Mireille Soria

Paramount Animation Prez Mireille Soria to Keynote VIEW 2018

Organizers of VIEW Conference 2018 announced that Mireille Soria, President of Paramount Animation, will deliver the keynote address during the annual animation, VFX, gaming and immersive ... Continue Reading →
Trolls

Sam Rockwell, Chance the Rapper Get Down with ‘Trolls 2’

DreamWorks Animation has announced Oscar-winning Actor Sam Rockwell and Grammy-winning artist Chance the Rapper have joined the cast of Trolls 2, the sequel to the highly successful ... Continue Reading →
DreamWorks Trolls The Experience

Interactive ‘DreamWorks Trolls’ Live Show Coming to NYC in Fall

Feld Entertainment and Universal Brand Development announced the collaborative launch of DreamWorks Trolls The Experience — a visually stunning interactive adventure that brings ... Continue Reading →
Monster on the Hill

CinemaCon: Paramount Animation Brings in ‘Monster on the Hill,’ ‘Luck’

Paramount Animation took the CinemaCon 2018 stage in Las Vegas on Wednesday, revealing two new additions to its feature slate: Monster on the Hill, which is being produced in partnership ... Continue Reading →
American Gods

Stuff We Love: April’s Must-Have Books, Discs and Toys

***This feature was written for the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 279*** TROLL-TALLY RAD PARTY PACK With the new Trolls: The Beat Goes On DreamWorks Animation Television ... Continue Reading →
Locksmith Animation

Locksmith Animation Officially Opens in London

UK studio Locksmith Animation has officially opened its London facility with a celebration toasting founders Sarah Smith (director, Arthur Christmas), Julie Lockhart (producer, Shaun ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Celebrating Women’s Day with ‘Spirit’, ‘Trolls’ on a Roll, Learn About London Animation & More

Inni Karine Melbye, The Mother of Norwegian Animation 1937-2018 Journalist and friend of the pioneering artist, Nancy Denney-Phelps, remembers Melbye on the occasion of her passing ... Continue Reading →
Nathan Greno

‘Tangled’ Helmer Nathan Greno Joins Skydance Animation, Directing ‘Powerless’

Skydance Media announced Thursday that Nathan Greno is joining the company’s rapidly expanding animation studio under a multi-year deal. The director of Disney’s Tangled has been ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar’s Short Film Shortlist

In December, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the titles advancing to nomination voting for the 90th Academy Awards Best Animated Short Film race. Plucked from ... Continue Reading →