Posts Tagged ‘Joaquim Dos Santos’
Voltron Legendary Defender

NYCC 2016: The “Voltron Legendary Defender” Panel Previews Season 2

by Todd DuBoison October 12, 2016
Friday at New York Comic Con, a panel for Voltron Legendary Defender was held with executive producers Joaquim Dos Santos and Lauren Montgomery; head writer Tim Hedrick; and voice actors Jeremy Shada (Lance) and Bex Taylor-Klaus (Pidge). The panel began with an appreciation of the “intimacy” of New York Comic Con compared to the San Diego […]
Voltron Legendary Defender

SDCC 2016: “Voltron Legendary Defender” Interviews With Joaquim Dos Santos, Lauren Montgomery, and Tim Hedrick

by Christopher Glennonon August 10, 2016
Joaquim Dos Santos, executive producer on Voltron Legendary Defender, is known for character designing and directing DC DTV movies such as Superman/Shazam!: The Return of Black Adam and directing TV shows Justice League and Avatar the Last Airbender. Lauren Montgomery, Voltron Legendary Defender co-executive producer, also served as supervising producer on The Legend of Korra […]

Voltron Legendary Defender

SDCC 2016: Dreamworks’s “Voltron Legendary Defender” Netflix Original Series Panel

by Christopher Glennonon August 10, 2016
DreamWorks’ Voltron revival, Voltron Legendary Defender, presented a panel of the cast and crew at Comic Con. Executive producer Joaquim Dos Santos, co-executive producer Lauren Montgomery, and head writer Tim Hedrick were joined by surprise guest Steven Yeun (Keith), to discuss the series. The panelists discussed how they were introduced to Voltron, whether vague memories […]

Review: “Voltron Legendary Defender” Forms a Not-That-Blazing Sword

by Chad Boninon June 10, 2016
Does the sword still blaze after 35 years? The five lions that form Voltron have converged yet again to form a new series, streaming exclusively on Netflix and produced by DreamWorks Animation Television. Still, this is a franchise that has had a number of missteps–entertaining or not–in America. Is the fourth time the charm? America […]


Review: “Voltron Legendary Defender” is a Breakthrough Reinvention

by Todd DuBoison June 10, 2016
Amid all the promotion for Voltron Legendary Defender this spring, one thing struck me more than any other: a quote officially publicized from Executive Producer Joaquim Dos Santos that declared “We didn’t make the Voltron that we saw, we made the Voltron that we remembered.” In our age of countless sequels or reboots and elevated […]


“Voltron” Showrunners Joaquim Dos Santos and Lauren Montgomery to Appear at WonderCon 2016

by Ed Liuon March 11, 2016
ON MARCH 25TH, 2016 THE SECRETS OF THE UNIVERSE WILL BE REVEALED! VOLTRON returns in 2016 with an all-new Netflix Original Series from DreamWorks Animation Television! Join Executive Producer Joaquim Dos Santos (The Legend of Korra, Avatar: The Last Airbender), Co-Executive Producer Lauren Montgomery (The Legend of Korra), writer Tim Hedrick (The Legend of Korra, […]

DreamWorks Animation, Studio Mir Strike TV Cartoon Coproduction Deal

by Todd DuBoison August 28, 2014
DreamWorks Animation has reached a deal with the South Korean animation studio Studio Mir to produce as many as four animated series for television over the next four years, according to the Seoul-based English language newspaper The Korea Herald. Founded in 2011 by Jae Myung Yoo, an animation director for Nickelodeon’s Avatar: The Last Airbender, […]


NYCC 2013: “The Legend of Korra” Interview: P.J. Byrne, Joaquim Dos Santos, and Bryan Konietzko

by Ed Liuon October 17, 2013
At the 2013 New York Comic Con, Toonzone News had the chance to sit down with some of the cast and crew from Nickelodeon’s The Legend of Korra: actor P.J. Byrne (Bolin), executive producers Joaquim Dos Santos and Bryan Konietzko. TOONZONE NEWS: My first question is for P.J.: you were a finance and drama double-major […]

Toon Zone Interviews Joaquim Dos Santos on Directing "Avatar"

by Ed Liuon July 22, 2008
Nickelodeon’s Avatar the Last Airbender built its reputation at least partially through its dazzling displays of animated martial-arts. However, fans of the show may have noticed that the action sequences started getting larger, more intricate, and more creative somewhere around the middle of Book 2. The exceptionally sharp-eyed may have also noticed that Joaquim Dos […]