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INTERVIEW: “Peabody & Sherman” Designer Kevin Dart

The Daytime Emmy Awards are this Sunday (4/30), but animator Kevin Dart is already a winner, having been honored for his work in the Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation category for The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show. The popular Netflix/DreamWorks series is also up for Outstanding Children’s Animated Program. Jackson Murphy: How does it feel […]

FIRST LOOK TRAILER: Dreamworks/Netflix “Spirit Riding Free”

The Oscar-nominated film Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002) introduced the world to a resilient mustang named Spirit, and now it’s inspired a brand new story and setting for Spirit Riding Free, a Netflix original series from DreamWorks Animation Television, debuting exclusively there on May 5th. Spirit Riding Free follows the heartfelt journey of a […]

EXCLUSIVE CLIP: “Dawn of the Croods” Season 3

Thank you Dreamworks TV Animation and Netflix for this hilarious, exclusive clip from Dawn of the Croods Season 3 – which comes to Netflix this Friday, April 7th. Eep has to act fast as she and her crush get chased by a Big Chikuna! Can she escape in time to finally get her first kiss? […]


One of the most in-demand orchestrator/arrangers (and now composers) in Hollywood, Tim Davies’ massive credit list includes La La Land, Frozen, Jack Reacher, Ant-Man and video games like Batman: Arkham City. For Netflix’s Trollhunters, series creator Guillermo del Toro brought Tim into composing for TV animation for the first time. GREG EHRBAR: How did your […]

Dreamworks To Adapt Cressida Cowell’s “The Wizards Of Once”

DreamWorks Animation has made a deal for the rights to award winning, internationally bestselling author Cressida Cowell’s new fantasy novel series, The Wizards of Once, it was announced today by Chris deFaria, President of DreamWorks Feature Animation Group. The first installment of the book series, The Wizards of Once will be released through Hodder Children’s […]

Dreamworks Animation TV Garners 21 Daytime Emmy Nominations

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced yesterday the nominees for the 44th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards. DreamWorks Animation Television was honored with 21 Daytime Emmy nominations, with Guillermo del Toro’s Trollhunters leading the charge with 7 nominations (the most of any animated program), including Outstanding Special Class Animated Program! The Mr. […]

INTERVIEW: Gina Shay, Producer of “Trolls”

Producer Gina Shay fell in love with animation not long after she graduated from Pratt Institute, moved to LA and worked on Ralph Bakshi’s Cool World as a PA. Since then, she amassed production credits on features with DreamWorks, Disney, Nickelodeon and others. “For a while, I thought I might take the artist route,” she […]

Dreamworks “Trollhunters” Featurette

From the imagination of Guillermo del Toro comes a tale of two worlds set to collide in the epic saga DreamWorks Trollhunters, which follows ordinary teenager Jim Lake Jr. who inadvertently discovers an extraordinary secret civilization of mighty trolls beneath his small town of Arcadia. Marc Guggenheim (TV’s Arrow, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow), Rodrigo Blaas […]

Dreamworks “The Boss Baby” Official Trailer

Coming to theaters March 31st – and with Alec Baldwin, now hot with his hilarious impersonation of the elected President on SNL – comes Dreamworks’ The Boss Baby. 20th Century-Fox will release this hilarious and heart-warming universal story – about how a new baby’s arrival impacts a family, told from the point of view of […]

Charles Solomon’s Review of “Trolls”

In Pixar’s Inside Out, Pete Docter and his crew reminded audiences of the human truth that even life’s happiest moments are inevitably tinged with sadness. The power and honesty of that message makes the theme of DreamWorks’ Trolls — that we’re all just chock full of happiness if we’ll just let it out–feel simple-minded. The […]

TEASER: Dreamworks’ “The Boss Baby”

Opening next March 31st 2017, DreamWorks Animation and director Tom McGrath (Madagascar) invite you to meet a most unusual baby. He wears a suit, speaks with the voice of Alec Baldwin, and stars in the animated comedy, DreamWorks’ The Boss Baby. The film is “a universal story about how a new baby’s arrival impacts a […]

FIRST LOOK TEASER: Guillermo del Toro’s Dreamworks/Netflix “Trollhunters”

Just released this morning, the teaser trailer for Guillermo del Toro’s Netflix original series Trollhunters from DreamWorks TV Animation. Trollhunters is “an epic saga about a group of friends who discover a fantastical new world wrapped beneath their home town and who will face a battle between good and bad trolls”. All episodes will be available on […]

Dreamworks’ Show Runner Brendan Hay on Netflix “Dawn Of The Croods” Season 2

The world’s first family returns for an all-new Season 2 in Dreamworks’ Dawn Of The Croods, premiering on Netflix this Friday, August 26th. Eep, Thunk, Grug, Ugga, Sandy and Gran return to encounter many modern-day problems – for the first time in history – as they navigate life in a prehistoric era. Among their many […]

INTERVIEW: Ryan Crego of DreamWorks TV’s “Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh”

DreamWorks Animation’s Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh is the studio’s latest spinoff series to one of their blockbuster features. Home, which was released last year, earned nearly $400M worldwide and starred the voices of Jim Parsons, Rihanna, Steve Martin and Jennifer Lopez. Adventures, which is available on Netflix starting Friday July 29th, picks­ up […]

NETFLIX TRAILER: DreamWorks “HOME: Adventures with Tip & Oh!”

Here’s the trailer for HOME: Adventures with Tip & Oh, the new Dreamworks series which will air exclusively on Netflix beginning on July 29th. Delveloped by Ryan Crego and Throup Van Orman, the show picks up where the 2015 animated film left off, our heroine (Tip) and her intergalactic misfit companion (Oh) embark on new […]