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Kelly Asbury, ‘Shrek 2’ and ‘Smurfs: The Lost Village’ Director, Dies at 60

By Dan Sarto | Friday, June 26, 2020 at 5:40pm

The CalArts alum and well-respected animation veteran spent almost 40 years as a writer, story artist, and designer on some of the industry's most successful shows. 

ReelFX Headline News

China’s Alibaba to Partner with STX Entertainment on UglyDolls Franchise

New deal includes previously announced ‘UglyDolls’ animated feature film directed by Kelly Asbury along with an animated TV series, digital and print publishing, mobile and educational games, soundtrack and music, and merchandising and licensing programs.

FMX Blogs

WATCH: Director Kelly Asbury Talks ‘Smurfs: The Lost Village’ at FMX 2017

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 7:00am

The veteran animation director discusses his experience at the helm of Sony Pictures Animation’s latest animated feature.

Home Entertainment Headline News

Sony’s ‘Smurfs: The Lost Village’ Finds its Way to Blu-ray July 11

Packed with extras, director Kelly Asbury’s CG-animated return to world of Peyo debuts on digital June 20 and on 4K Ultra HD/Blu-ray and DVD July 11.

FMX 2017 Headline News

Luc Besson’s ‘Valerian’ in the Spotlight at FMX 2017

Production sessions at Germany’s international conference on animation, visual effects, VR, games and transmedia also to include ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’ and Kraftwerk 3D.

Sony Pictures Animation Headline News

VIDEO: Bringing the 2D Aesthetic of Peyo to the CG World of ‘Smurfs: The Lost Village’

In a new video available exclusively on AWN, Sony Pictures Imageworks VFX supervisor Mike Ford details the efforts that went into translating the 2D aesthetic of Smurfs creator Peyo to the 3D world of Sony Pictures Animation’s ‘Smurfs: The Lost Village.’

box office Headline News

Box Office Report: ‘Boss Baby’ Reigns, ‘Your Name’ Sees $1.6M U.S. Debut

DreamWorks Animation and distribution partner 20th Century Fox’s ‘The Boss Baby’ tops the domestic box office for the second consecutive week, earning $26.4 million; Funimation release ‘Your Name’ makes $1.6 million domestic debut.

Sony Pictures Animation Headline News

Latest Trailer for Sony’s ‘Smurfs: The Lost Village’ A Workout for the Eyes

Brand-new trailer and clips from Sony’s forthcoming Smurf adventure showcase exotic, bioluminescent flora and fauna, and a tribe of kick-ass, suspiciously Smurf-like natives.

Sony Pictures Animation Headline News

Sony Pictures Animation Details Upcoming Feature Slate

Julia Roberts, Oprah Winfrey, Tyler Perry and Patrick Stewart join studio’s voice roster; animated films from Phil Lord & Christopher Miller and Lin-Manuel Miranda on the horizon.

Sony Pictures Animation Headline News

Sony Unveils New Trailer & Images from ‘Smurfs: The Lost Village’

Newest entry in the Columbia Pictures movie franchise from the director of ‘Shrek 2’ and ‘Gnomeo & Juliet’ is set for a worldwide release on March 31, 2017.

Sony Pictures Animation Headline News

Sony Rounds Out Voice Cast for ‘Smurfs: The Lost Village’

Joining the previously announced casting of Demi Lovato as Smurfette, Rainn Wilson as Gargamel and Mandy Patinkin as Papa Smurf are Jack McBrayer as Clumsy, Danny Pudi as Brainy, and Joe Manganiello as Hefty.