In a surprise appearance, global superstar Pharrell Williams presented Meledandri with the Festival’s distinguished honor, a ‘Golden Ticket’ lifetime accreditation; Oscar-nominated filmmaker Benjamin Renner joined the studio chief in the footage reveal of their upcoming December animated comedy adventure release.
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The Illumination CEO and DreamWorks Animation creative partner has revealed plans for a soft reboot of the ‘Shrek’ franchise complete with the original voice cast, as well as the added possibility of a ‘Puss and Boots’-style spinoff for Donkey.
The studio’s upcoming animated comedy about a funny, feathered family vacation flies into theaters this Christmas.
The Oscar-nominated and Annie Award-winning 3DCG animated comedy adventure, a follow-up to the studio’s 2011 hit, ‘Puss in Boots,’ hits the streamer exclusively on March 10.
Director Joel Crawford, producer Mark Swift, and head of story Heidi Jo Gilbert talk about the emotion and heart they put into the arc of Goldilocks, who heads the Three Bears Crime Family, and the real meaning of her true wish, in DreamWorks Animation’s Oscar-nominated action adventure.
Producer Mark Swift talks about the development of DreamWorks Animation’s blockbuster adventure-comedy now in theaters, and why the long-awaited swashbuckling feline’s return is his favorite of all the films he’s worked on.
The Visual Effects Society to honor the award-winning producer's contributions in visual arts, filmed entertainment and the advancement of storytelling through cutting-edge visual effects; will be presented at the 21st Annual VES Awards next month.
Joel Crawford, director of DreamWorks Animation’s latest adventure-comedy, talks about Kurosawa, Sergio Leone, and the making of his new film about the famous whiskered adventurer’s coming to grips with mortality, a brilliant, instant classic, now in theaters.
For Production Designer Nate Wragg, the daredevil feline star and supporting characters of DreamWorks Animation’s new 3DCG comedy adventure, launching today in theaters, sport more exciting, painterly looks that draw heavily from their illustrated origins.
Better make that last life count - the all-new animated adventure stars Antonio Banderas reprising his role as the fearless, swashbuckling PiB, with Salma Hayek as our feline hero’s former partner and nemesis, Kitty Soft Paws – coming to theaters in time for Christmas.
Steve Carrell stars as the master of evil in Illumination’s newest entry in the ‘Despicable Me’ franchise; the CG animated comedy debuts exclusively on the streamer later this month.
Instead of the villains getting away scot-free, one gets a prison sentence, and the other a change of heart, courtesy of the film’s new PowerPoint-style still image finale.
With a nod to the original Brothers Grimm illustrations, the film’s senior creative team, led by Joel Crawford and Mark Swift, wowed the crowd with extensive sneak peek footage while walking through the touching and hilarious story of our favorite fearless feline hero’s return to cinemas this coming December.
PiB, our fearless feline hero, whose passion for peril and disregard for safety has left him with only 1 of 9 lives remaining, embarks on an epic quest to recover what he has lost; Antonio Banderas reprises his role in the animated comedy adventure coming to theaters on December 21.
Steve Carell stars as Gru, the master of evil, whose origin story will be revealed, complete with how he met the hapless yellow jesters; the next installment of the ‘Despicable Me’ animated franchise comes to theaters on July 1.
From the minds behind the ‘Despicable Me’ franchise comes the origin story of the master of evil; starring Steve Carell as the notorious Gru, the CG animated comedy comes to theaters July 1.
Studio’s next animated theatrical comedy adventure stars Antonio Banderas reprising his role as PiB, along with Selma Hayek, Harvey Guillén, Florence Pugh, John Mulaney, and Wagner Moura; the movie claws its way into cinemas September 23.
The Visual Effects Society to honor her integral role in the creation of ILMxLAB, as well as her exemplary support of the education and development of women artists and engineers.
New animated comedies from Universal, directed by Benjamin Renner and Chris Renaud, are slated for worldwide theatrical releases in 2023 and 2024, respectively; 'Minions: The Rise of Gru' finally hits theaters July 1.
In Garth Jennings’s new animated musical, Buster Moon and his all-star cast of performers return, ready to unleash their biggest extravaganza yet… with one small hitch – overcoming the fear of not being good enough; sequel to Illumination's 2016 hit ‘Sing’ arrives in theaters today, December 22.
Buster Moon and his all-star cast of performers are ready to unleash their biggest extravaganza yet… but there’s one small hitch; sequel to 2016 hit ‘Sing’ comes to theaters December 22.
The singing animals from Calatonia are back, with warmed up pipes ready for a December 22 Christmas debut in the new trailer for the sequel to the hit animated musical ‘Sing.’
Sequel to studio’s popular 2016 animated musical hits theaters December 22; all-star cast features Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, and Scarlett Johansson with Bono making his animated film debut.
5 participants chosen for first-of-its-kind paid one-year program, in partnership with DreamWorks and Illumination, to develop underrepresented voices in film and TV animation through workshops, seminars, sponsorship, and roundtable discussions.