Animated films may dazzle with feats of artistic achievement, but it takes the voices of actors working in relative solitude in a sound booth to give the characters and the stories real depth. The…
This year's toons range from cavemen to a dreaming engineer
“Frozen” has iced another honor, winning the top prize Saturday, Feb. 1, at the 41st Annie Awards. The musical toon scooped up five of Disney’s 10 Annies, presented by ASIFA-Hollywood, which hosts…
When it comes to speed and creativity, nobody does it better than Hollywood. Art galleries plan exhibits that will last for a few weeks or months; DreamWorks Animation arranged a “Croods” exhibit for…
In terms of box office, life is good for the animation business, as audiences show their affection for the genre. In terms of awards, it's a different story. In the past 85 years, Academy Awards…
“The Croods” writer-directors Kirk De Micco and Chris Sanders join star Nicolas Cage to discuss the making of the DreamWorks Animation film.
While all three Globes nominated animated features --"The Croods, "Despicable Me 2" and "Frozen"-- all came from the Hollywood majors, there was one conspicuous omission: a Pixar film.
It's telling that Barack Obama visited the DreamWorks Animation campus in Glendale, Calif., at the end of November. The president, who was making the rounds of the Golden State's fundraising circuit…
Though Dreamworks' "The Croods" is set four million years in the past, make no mistake that putting together the animated box office hit took a lot of effort using modern-day technology. Directors…
Of the three dozen films identified as potential Oscar contenders, 22 of them have at least one female producer. That seems to indicate women producers are gaining more equality with their male…
The race for noms is open and could orchestrate surprises.