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Hollywood Reporter on Princesses vs. Neanderthals for Animated Oscar

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In tracking the race for the 2014 Best Animated Feature Oscar, The Hollywood Reporter is noting efforts by DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc., to challenge Disney’s Frozen for the award. While Frozen is the heavy favorite and will benefit from its later release date keeping it more prominent in Academy members’ minds, DreamWorks has launched into […]

PR: "Captain Underpants" Saves the Day by Recruiting Top Comedy Talent for New DreamWorks Animation Film

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CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS SAVES THE DAY BY RECRUITING TOP COMEDY TALENT TO VOICE NEW DREAMWORKS ANIMATION FILM Ed Helms, Kevin Hart, Thomas Middleditch, Nick Kroll and Jordan Peele Help Eccentric Superhero Foil Evil Archenemy Plot Glendale, CA – January 21, 2014 – Some real-life comedy superheroes – Ed Helms, Kevin Hart, Thomas Middleditch, Nick Kroll and […]

2014 Academy Award Nominees Announced (UPDATED with Reaction Statements)

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the nominees for a 2014 Academy Award. Categories with an animated film in contention are: BEST ANIMATED FEATURE The Croods (DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc) Despicable Me 2 (Universal/Illumination Entertainment) Ernest & Celestine (GKIDS/La Parti Productions/Les Armateurs) Frozen (Walt Disney Animation Studios) The Wind Rises (Kaze […]

Dreamworks Animation Hooks Up With YouTube For YouTube Nation

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Dreamworks Animation is collaborating with YouTube to create a new web series entitled “YouTube Nation” – a weekly series that is said to be a mix between Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” and “TMZ” as it provides host-driven video content gyrating around popular culture, current events and political issues. “YouTube Nation” does not have a […]

"Frozen" Takes 2014 Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature Film

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The 2014 Golden Globe Awards were given out by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, with Disney’s Frozen winning the Best Animated Feature Film award, beating out Universal/Illumination’s Despicable Me 2 and DreamWorks Animation SKG’s The Croods. The only other category with something animated in contention was the Best Foreign Language Film category, where Studio Ghibli’s […]

DreamTab To Debut At 2014 CES

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DreamWorks Animation Studios has partnered with electronics firm Fuhu to produce a tablet designed specifically for the parents of children called the DreamTab. The device will be making its worldwide debut at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week. The limited edition tablet is expected to run on an Android OS system, […]

Netflix Goes "Turbo FAST"

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Debuting on Netflix – in collaboration with DreamWorks Animation – later this month will be their first original animated series entitled Turbo FAST, which is an adaptation and progression of the Turbo film plot about a garden snail who enters an automobile race. He will be joined in his adventures by a cast of characters […]

DreamWorks Posts "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" Official Trailer

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DreamWorks Animation recently released the official trailer for its upcoming 2014 movie Mr. Peabody & Sherman. Directed by Rob Minkoff (The Lion King) with a screenplay from Craig Wright and music by Danny Elfman, the film is an adventure comedy inspired by Ted Key’s “Peabody’s Improbable History” segments on The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show, where […]

"Despicable Me 2" Beats Out "Turbo" at Box Office Races

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Universal/Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me 2 took in an estimated $25.06 million at the box office in its third week of release, bringing its domestic total to $276.16 million and placing it just behind the #1 box office draw for the weekend (Warner Bros. The Conjuring, which took in an estimated $41.53 million). However, Despicable Me […]

SDCC2013: Comic-Con 2013 Day One Recap: Godzilla, Spider-Man and Dragons

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Oh no, there goes Tokyo, go, go Godzilla! Day One of Comic-Con 2013 is in the books in San Diego and it began with the Godzilla Encounter – a pseudo theme park attraction from Legendary Entertainment, whose reboot of the “Godzilla” film franchise is due to be released on May 16, 2014. The attraction gives […]

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