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What if the animation Oscars were chosen by people who knew nothing about animation?
Everything you wanted to know about the making of the Oscar-contending film “How to Train Your Dragon 2.”
Analyzing the performance and acting in the Academy Award-nominated “How to Train Your Dragon 2.”
After a difficult week for DreamWorks in which they announced their largest layoff ever, the studio dominated the Annie Awards tonight.
We present complete coverage of the animation-related Oscar nominees for the 87th annual Academy Awards.
“Big Hero 6,” “The Boxtrolls,” “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” and the TV series “Game of Thrones” lead the VES Awards with five nominations apiece.
“How to Train Your Dragon 2,” directed by Dean DeBlois, was awarded the Golden Globe tonight, marking a first for DreamWorks Animation.
“I do think that animation can have a language of its own, rather than simply mimicking live action.”
For the first time in 17 years, no animated feature earned enough global box office dollars to rank among the top ten-grossing worldwide theatrical releases.
The Golden Globes, handed out by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, have announced that 17 animated features are eligible for consideration this year.
The National Board of Review named ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ the best animated film of the year.
Bit by bit, overtly gay characters are making inroads into animation targeted primarily at children, but the fear of gay cartoon characters has existed for years.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences announced yesterday afternoon that 20 animated features have been submitted for Oscar consideration in the 2014 animated feature category.
DreamWorks announced yesterday that they will push back the release date of “How to Train Your Dragon 3” to June 9, 2017. No reason was given for the delay.
With eight months of the year nearly passed, we’re beginning to get a clearer sense of who the major contenders will be in the upcoming award season.
“How to Train Your Dragon” has surpassed “Rio 2” as the top-grossing animated feature of 2014 to date.
Paramount’s “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” opened with an estimated $65 million in the United States.
Like its predecessor, “Planes: Fire & Rescue” opened in third place at the U.S. box office. The new film, however, grossed only $18 million, or 19% less than the opening of the first “Planes.”
Today we look at the work of Megan Nicole Dong, Cartoon Brew’s Artist of the Day!
To toast the release of “How to Train Your Dragon 2” at a private studio party, DreamWorks commissioned boutique cake maker Fernanda Abarca, who is also an artist at the company, to create this four-foot tall, seventy-pound statute of Toothless the Dragon.
In its second weekend, “How to Train your Dragon 2” eased 49% to an estimated $25.3 million. The drop was significantly greater than the 34% second-weekend decline of the original film in the series. Combined with the lower-than-expected opening weekend, the sequel is now all but guaranteed to finish below the original film’s $217.6 million domestic gross.
DreamWorks Animation’s “How to Train Your Dragon 2” opened in second place this weekend with an estimated $50 million. The film trailed the $60 million debut of another sequel, the R-rated “22 Jump Street,” directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller, who also directed “The LEGO Movie,” which opened to $69 million earlier this year.
DreamWorks has released a stockpile of “How to Train Your Dragon 2” film stills and publicity shots on the film’s official website. There’s new renders of Hiccup, Astrid, and Stoick, along with the dragons, including a new one, Cloudjumper. The quality of lighting and atmosphere has progressed notably since the first film in 2010. The Dean DeBlois-directed sequel will arrive into U.S. theaters on June 13.
From mainstream releases to independent foreign productions, we’ve got a guide to the animated feature releases that you can look forward to in 2014.