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A Tomboy and Her Yeti: ‘Abominable’ Charms Audiences Across the East-West Divide

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 1:48pm

The Annie and Critics’ Choice Award-nominated feature from DreamWorks Animation and Pearl Studio shows that in the right hands, a U.S. / China co-production can resonate with all audiences and find international success.

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DreamWorks Animation and Pearl Studio’s ‘Abominable’ Now Available on Digital

 

Nominated for four Annie Awards, the film about a young city girl who helps a mysterious Yeti elude captors and travel 2,000 miles to reach his Himalayan home, will also be released on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD on December 17.

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VIEW Conference 2019: Celebrating the Best in Animation, VFX and Visual Storytelling

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 10:07pm

Grab your notepad and fashionable wool scarf; a packed roster of talent led by Brad Bird, Dean DeBlois and Rob Legato will rub elbows and share insights at the digital media conference and symposium set for October 21-25 in Turin, Italy. 

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Writer and Director Jill Culton Talks ‘Abominable’

By Dan Sarto | Monday, October 14, 2019 at 4:58pm

DreamWorks Animation and Pearl Studio’s just released US-China co-production shows animation’s true power to cross cultural boundaries with an entertaining, relatable and emotional story.

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Complete VIEW 2019 Program Released

Last minute confirmations pack an already expanded roster featuring top industry speakers; directors Jill Culton, Brad Bird, Dean DeBlois, Conrad Vernon, Sergio Pablos, Peter Ramsey and Eric Darnell lead an all-star lineup.

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Disney VFX Supervisor Steve Goldberg to Present ‘Frozen 2’ at VIEW 2019

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 1:20pm

Conference attendees get early, extended look at highly anticipated sequel to the studio’s 2013 hit musical adventure, the highest grossing animated feature film of all time. 

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DreamWorks’ ‘Marooned’ to Debut with ‘Abominable’ in Select LA and NY Theatres

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 2:41pm

Andrew Erekson’s CG-animated short, the latest release from the studio’s Shorts Program, takes a stylized look at the not too distant future. 

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Renowned Video Game Designer Brendan Greene to Speak at VIEW 2019

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 4:32pm

Creator of the battle royale game sensation, ‘PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ (PUBG), joins impressive list of speakers confirmed for October 21-25 digital media conference in Turin, Italy.

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The 3rd Annual SCAD AnimationFest Coming September 26-28

Three-day festival features screenings, panel discussions, presentations and top talent from Pixar Animation Studios, Google Creative Lab, and DreamWorks Animation.

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First Look: DreamWorks Animation’s Newest Short, ‘Marooned’

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 1:22pm

Andy Erekson’s stylized look at a grumpy robot, C-0R13, set in the not too distant future, will debut next month during the studio’s expansive set of sneak peeks and work-in-progress presentations during the Annecy Animation Festival. 

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Speakers Announced for Women in Animation World Summit at Annecy

By Dan Sarto | Friday, May 24, 2019 at 9:13am

Program lineup and initial list of presenters for third annual symposium, taking place June 10, highlight important focus on “Belonging” and critical topics affecting women working in the animation industry.

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DreamWorks Animation to Present ‘Abominable’ Feature & More at Annecy 2019

Feature programming includes an extended preview of ‘Abominable’ and world premiere of the short film ‘Marooned’; TV studio focus to offer first look of ‘Fast & Furious’ animated series and new footage from ‘She-Ra and the Princesses of Power.’

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Pearl Studio Memorializes Screenwriter Audrey Wells with $100K UCLA TFT Scholarship Fund

UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television to establish ‘Say Yes!’ MFA scholarships in the name of ‘Over the Moon’ screenwriter. 

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Pearl Studio Gathers Top Talent for 4th Annual Brain Trust Summit

Distinguished thought leaders Daniel Dae Kim, Margaret Cho, Richard LaGravenese, Jenny Han and Jessica Gao to participate in three-day creative think tank summit.

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Pearl Studio Enters the World Stage with Full Slate of Features at Annecy Studio Focus Session

Animated feature slate for global family audience includes ‘Abominable,’ directed by Jill Culton; ‘The Monkey King,’ developed by Stephen Chow; and ‘Over the Moon,’ directed by Glen Keane.

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Pearl Studio Ups Justinian Huang, Adds ‘Tiger Empress’ Feature

Promotion puts executive in charge of the China-based studio’s growing slate of animated features as head of development.