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Skadoosh! Headline News

‘Kung Fu Panda 4’ Now on Digital

Jack Black is back as everyone’s favorite, skadooshiest panda in the latest chapter of DreamWorks Animation’s popular franchise; all-new never-before-released animated short ‘Dueling Dumplings’ included on select digital platforms.

Heading to Stuttgart Headline News

FMX 2024 Shares Another Round of Program Updates

Attendees can explore the stylistic design choices behind ‘Kung Fu Panda 4’ and gain insight into artistic and technological innovations developed for ‘Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire;’ 4-day event kicks off in Stuttgart on April 23, 2024.

Business Headline News

DreamWorks Animation Production Workers Vote to Unionize

By Dan Sarto | Friday, April 5, 2024 at 8:00am

After almost four years of organizing, 160 TV and feature productions workers join The Animation Guild (TAG), IATSE Local 839, and The Editors Guild, IATSE Local 700, in a NLRB election.

Life Will Find a Way! Headline News

Netflix Teases ‘Jurassic World: Chaos Theory’ 3DCG Series

In May, a new era of chaos will begin with DreamWorks Animation’s all-new show, set six years after the events at Camp Cretaceous, when the park closed and the kingdom had fallen.

Paw-Some Adventures Headline News

Neon Wild Launches ‘Gabby’s Dollhouse’ Interactive Experience on iOS and Android

Storytelling app’s ‘Hear Your Name’ technology lets kids become part of Gabby’s paw-some animated adventure stories; the series is now streaming on Netflix.

That’ll Do Donkey Headline News

'Shrek 2’ to Re-Release in Theaters for 20th Anniversary

Revisit the adventures and experience the joy of Shrek, Donkey and Princess Fiona's adventures all over again when the beloved 2004 3DCG animated classic returns nationwide starting April 12.

We Want More Po ANIMATIONWorld

Jack Black and Awkwafina Talk ‘Kung Fu Panda 4’

The award-winning actors behind the film’s eventual dynamic duo of Po and Zhen discuss the appeal of voice acting, their creative process, and what was most challenging in the booth; DreamWorks Animation’s all-new ‘Kung Fu Panda’ adventure hit theaters today, March 8. 

Robots and Otters Oh My! Headline News

DreamWorks Drops ‘The Wild Robot’ Official Trailer

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, March 5, 2024 at 9:28am

From the brilliant mind of Chris Sanders, writer/director of ‘Lilo & Stitch’ and ‘How to Train Your Dragon,’ comes a new adaptation of Peter Brown’s NYT bestseller, starring Lupita Nyong’o and Pedro Pascal… and robots… and otters! In theaters September 20.

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Megamind Returns After 14 Years with New Feature AND Series

EP/director Eric Fogel and CG supervisor Martin Leeper talk production challenges on the newly crowned blue hero in DreamWorks' animated kids’ film, ‘Megamind vs. the Doom Syndicate,’ that picks up after the events of the 2010 movie, and its all-new companion series, ‘Megamind Rules!’ premiering March 1 on Peacock.

We Want More Po Headline News

Exclusive: ‘Kung Fu Panda 4’ Behind the Animation Featurette

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, February 28, 2024 at 11:08am

It’s the biggest, most action-packed ‘Kung Fu Panda’ movie ever seen! Watch director Mike Mitchell, co-director Stephanie Ma Stine, and their team talk paint splashes; all-new character designs; creepy, supernatural shape-shifting transformations; terrifying kid bunnies with no social inhibitors; and a Chameleon rig with 8,130 controls! DreamWorks Animation's gorgeous new film hits theaters March 8, 2024.  

People Headline News

Warner Bros. Animation Expands Executive Team

Kim Mackey and Jessie Carbonaro join the studio as EVP of Production Talent and VP of Production Talent, respectively, while company executive Susan Akinbola is promoted to VP of Development. 

We Want More Po Headline News

DreamWorks Drops ‘Kung Fu Panda 4’ Sand and Spice Trailer

By Dan Sarto | Monday, February 26, 2024 at 11:49am

He who controls the spice… controls the Skadoosh! It's possible that consuming properly spiced dim sum will lead you down the path of even greater destiny – or maybe just into battle with the greatest, and smallest, foe you’ve ever faced; Jack Black returns as Po, coming to theaters March 8, 2024.

Preschool Fun Headline News

DreamWorks Drops ‘Gabby’s Dollhouse’ Season 9 Trailer

The new season of the hit animated preschool series sees the Gabby Cats back, moving and grooving through cat-tastic adventures; all-new episodes premiere on Netflix March 25.

Facing Your Fears ANIMATIONWorld

Tim Lamb and Christine Bian Talk ‘MacGyvering Our Way to Survival’ on ‘Orion and the Dark’

The production designer and art director approached the challenging, ‘scrappy indie project’ by honoring the hand-painted, watercolor feel of Emma Yarlett’s original book; written by Oscar-winner Charlie Kaufman, the DreamWorks’ and Mikros Animation film debuts on Netflix February 2, 2024.  

Megamind Returns Headline News

Peacock Drops ‘Megamind vs. The Doom Syndicate’ Trailer

DreamWorks' new animated kids’ film picks up after the events of the 2010 movie with the return of Megamind’s ‘The Doom Syndicate;’ the film and its all-new companion series, ‘Megamind Rules!’ premiere with all 8 episodes on March 1.

Diversity in Animation Headline News

4th Annual AfroAnimation Summit Returns to Burbank

The conference, running April 10-12, promotes diversity and inclusion throughout the entertainment industry, welcoming a coalition of industry speakers, studio execs, students, creatives and young professionals.

Here There Be Dragons… and Vikings Headline News

Nick Frost Boards ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ Live-Action Feature

The ‘Cornetto Trilogy’ actor will portray Gobber the Belch in Dean DeBlois and Universal Pictures’ adaptation, set to release June 13, 2025.

Meow! Headline News

Chris Jenkins’ ’10 Lives’ to Premiere at Sundance

Zayn Malik, Mo Gilligan, Simone Ashley, and Bill Nighy star in the 3DCG comedy about a spoiled, ungrateful rescue cat who, upon losing his ninth life, gets a reprieve that sets him on a transformative journey; film debuts January 20.

All You Need is Glitter! Headline News

Watch: Exclusive ‘Trolls Band Together’ ‘Clay and Floyd’ Clip

Meet BroZone Bros Clay and Floyd, performed by Grammy winners Kid Cudi and Troye Sivan, as the ‘Sing-Along-Edition’ of the hit 3DCG comedy releases today on Digital, 4K UHD, Blu-ray and DVD, from Universal Home Entertainment.

Facing Your Fears Headline News

Netflix Drops Trailer for DreamWorks’ ‘Orion and the Dark’

Streamer also shares images and a casting announcement for the Charlie Kaufman-penned animated film, which tells the story of an average kid and his not-so-average all-consuming fears; starring Jacob Tremblay, Paul Walter, Angela Bassett, Colin Hanks and Natasia Demetriou, the film debuts February 2, 2024. 

It’s Been 25 Years Already? Headline News

Remastered ‘When You Believe’ Drops for ‘The Prince of Egypt’ 25th Anniversary

DreamWorks shares Oscar-winning theme song updated to include 25 different languages to celebrate musical’s 1998 release, plus breakdowns of 3 key sequences as told by directors Brenda Chapman, Steven Hickner, and Simon Wells: ‘Parting the Red Sea,’ ‘Deliver Us,’ and ‘When You Believe.’

Wait… I’m a What? Headline News

DreamWorks and Netflix Share ‘Not Quite Narwhal’ Season 2 Trailer

Based on the New York Times bestseller by Jessie Sima, the animated preschool series about curious and fun-loving Kelp, who always believed he was a narwhal until he finds out he’s not, returns January 22 with all-new episodes.

All You Need is Glitter! Headline News

‘Trolls Band Together’ Coming to Digital

Though still in theaters, DreamWorks Animation’s newest installment of the ‘Troll’ franchise comes home for the holidays, available to rent or buy December 19; follow Poppy and Branch as they embark on their latest epic adventure leading to Branch’s reunion with his BroZone brothers and Poppy’s long-lost sister, Viva.

All You Need is More Glitter! Headline News

Exclusive: Sizzling ‘Trolls Band Together’ VFX Sizzle Reel

By Dan Sarto | Monday, December 18, 2023 at 9:22am

See how the magic is made! Set to the hit Brozone tune, ‘Better Place,’ this all-new featurette from DreamWorks Animation's musical adventure comedy has it all: concept art - character designs - animation breakdowns - FX layers, and much, much more.

We Want More Po Headline News

It’s the Second Biggest Skadoosh Ever in First ‘Kung Fu Panda 4’ Trailer

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, December 13, 2023 at 8:46am

Jack Black returns as Po, called upon by destiny – and Master Shifu - to become the spiritual leader of the Valley of Peace, only to find a wicked, powerful, shapeshifting sorceress, Chameleon, with greedy eyes on the powerful Staff of Wisdom, standing in his way and threatening to unleash every master villain ever vanquished to the spirit realm; from DreamWorks Animation, coming to theaters March 8, 2024.

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