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Scared Shrekless hits ABC on Halloween night
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Scared Shrekless hits ABC on Halloween night

Tonight’s special on ABC has it all: we’ve got everyone’s favorite green ogre, Shrek. We’ve got the star of this weekend’s big blockbuster debut, Puss in Boots. We’ve got three frightening stories, lots of candy, and tons of various Halloween costumes. What does it all equal? Scared Shrekless! The DreamWorks Animation Halloween themed holiday special ...

ABC says to get Scared Shrekless on Halloween
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ABC says to get Scared Shrekless on Halloween

This Monday is of course the spookiest day of the year, Halloween! No doubt, you already have your Halloween costume picked out, and you’re set on raking in as much candy as possible. But ABC would like to remind you to get home before too late, in order to catch the annual airing of the new animated classic Scared Shrekless. In a weekend where the Shrek franchise is already hyped up once ...

Puss in Boots in Theaters in October in Days
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Puss in Boots in Theaters in October in Days

This Friday, theater goers and cat lovers alike will rejoice as DreamWorks Animation releases Puss in Boots. Not-so-technically speaking, this is the fifth cinematic adventure in the Shrek franchise, though the mighty green ogre is likely not in the film at all – or at least not in a starring role; it’s a big fantasy world, so there might be swamp or two. However, the sidekick who ...

Dreamworks Picks-up Underpants
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Dreamworks Picks-up Underpants

Dreamworks has recently won an auction and acquired the rights to Dav Pilkey’s popular Captain Undepants series of books and the company is planning to create an animated film based on the eight-volume Captain Underpants series in the near future. The Captain Underpants series focuses entirely on the adventures (and misadventures) of two gifted fourth graders named Harold Hutchins and ...

Monsters vs. Aliens Night of the Living Carrots scares up Nintendo 3DS
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Monsters vs. Aliens Night of the Living Carrots scares up Nintendo 3DS

Not too long ago, DreamWorks Animation released a holiday short called Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space. The TV special was a hit for fans of the original Monsters vs. Aliens film, whose characters perfectly fit with the Halloween themes. Well, now they’re at it again, but this time, in 3D! (You have to say it like: “Three-ee-ee DEE-ee-ee”). This week, fans who own a ...

Puss in Boots: you know his name; Learn the legend October 28th
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Puss in Boots: you know his name; Learn the legend October 28th

The legends of the Master Cat took hold over 300 years ago from a French fairy tale, by Charles Perrault. Fast forward several centuries, and the character claws his way higher in popularity, thanks to his appearance and prominence in the CG Shrek films. Who? The Booted Cat, Puss in Boots! Originally introduced in Shrek 2, the character has forever been associated with Shrek, Donkey, and ...

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DreamWorks brings Shrek and Monsters Vs. Aliens shorts to Nintendo 3DS

Dreamworks Animation, and Nintendo have announced a series of shorts coming to the Nintendo 3DS’s Nintendo Video application. The two shorts will be based on Dreamworks wildly successful Shrek, and Monsters Vs. Aliens film series. The first short, “The Pig Who Cried Werewolf” is now available for free download. The second short, “Night of the Living Carrots” will be ...

Sam Jackson, Jeff Goldblum and Leonard Nimoy in Triggerfish's Zambezia
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Sam Jackson, Jeff Goldblum and Leonard Nimoy in Triggerfish’s Zambezia

If you’re looking for some big time voice support, you’re not just limited to Disney’s Pixar, DreamWorks Animation, Sony, and a few select others. Triggerfish Animation Studios, based in South Africa, is hard at work on their upcoming CG animated film Zambezia, and they’ve got a whole stockpile of celebrities and stars to voice the characters. Joining the list for the ...

Blowhole Strikes Back on Nickelodeon's Penguins of Madagascar tonight
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Blowhole Strikes Back on Nickelodeon’s Penguins of Madagascar tonight

Tonight, Friday September 9th, the hour-long special Penguins event we’ve all been waiting for is finally here, Penguins of Madagascar: Blowhole Strikes Back. After months of frustration, Blowhole is back — and he wants some Penguin payback! His evil knows no boundaries, and his villainous scummery knows no ends… if only his singing voice wasn’t so lovely! Be sure to ...

DreamWorks Animation pairs Kung Fu Panda with Youku in China
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DreamWorks Animation pairs Kung Fu Panda with Youku in China

The Kung Fu Panda series has been among DreamWorks’ most popular and successful films, entertaining U.S. audiences to the tune of $380 million at the box office. Focusing on many Asian themes, for example… you know… Kung Fu, the film has an obvious following in Mainland China, at least for those who were able to see it. In order to help on the quest, Youku, one of ...

Five Awesome Animated Film Scores, from Mermaids to Dragons
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Five Awesome Animated Film Scores, from Mermaids to Dragons

There are a number of essential elements that make an animated film come together and lift it from the mundane to the level of awesome. From story structure to character design these important elements dictate the quality of the final product.  One such essential piece of an amazing animated film is the film’s soundtrack, particularly the film’s score.  We’ve seen in the ...

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