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Shrek established Dreamworks as Disney's first major competitor in feature-film animation.
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Shrek and Dreamworks
Based on the commercial success of Pixar's computer-generated animated films and other CGI fare ( especially Dreamworks ' Shrek, which contained numerous jabs at Katzenberg's former workplace and boss ), Disney came to believe that CGI was what the public wanted — so it ceased producing traditional two-dimensional animation after Home on the Range, and switched exclusively to CGI starting with 2005's Chicken Little.
Dreamworks ' commercial success continued with three Shrek sequels, Shark Tale, Madagascar, Over the Hedge, Bee Movie, Kung Fu Panda, Monsters vs. Aliens, and How to Train Your Dragon.
The three contenders for first honoree in this award were both CGI feature films: Shrek, by Dreamworks, Monsters, Inc., by Disney and Pixar, and Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, by Nickelodeon and Paramount.
Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius was nominated for the first Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, but lost to Shrek, released by Dreamworks.
Shrek and Disney's
Furthermore, DreamWorks finally had their own success in 2001 with the computer animated feature film Shrek, a gigantic box-office hit that overpowered Disney's summer release for that year, Atlantis.
Shrek and first
The Academy Awards, or Oscars, which are the oldest awards given to achievements in film, included the Best Animated Feature category for the first time for the 2001 film year ( with the first winner being Shrek ).
Eels appear on several film soundtracks, including Scream 2, American Beauty, Road Trip, Holes, The Anniversary Party, Knocked Up, Yes Man, The End of Violence, Hellboy II, Hot Fuzz, The Big White, and the first three Shrek movies.
His first five computer-animated movie appearances included Antz, The Nuttiest Nutcracker, Shrek, Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, and Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas.
Adamson directed Shrek ( the first in the series ) with a moderate budget of US $ 60 million in 2001.
The next film in the series Shrek 2 ( 2004 ) had a big Hollywood budget of around $ 150 million and was even a bigger success than the first film taking in more than $ 900 million worldwide.
Next year Shrek was released and went on to win the first Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film.
Release of Shrek 2 and Shark Tale also made DWA the first studio to produce two CG animated features in a single year.
The first is Shrek 4-D which takes guests on a journey that occurs between the first and second Shrek films.
Shrek is at first reluctant to meet the talkative Donkey, who follows him around, but Shrek does not consider Donkey a friend until the end of the film.
Donkey is enjoying fatherhood in Shrek the Third, and he is still first and foremost Shrek's sidekick and closest friend.
In Rumplestiltskin's alternate reality, Donkey first meets Shrek when he pulled a wagon the ogre was imprisoned in, forced to sing ( reminiscent of a car stereo ) by the witches, who whip him to change songs.
At first, Donkey fears Shrek and runs away, but returns after seeing Shrek crying over his babies ' toy.
Ignoring warnings of a secret possessed by Fiona, Farquaad proceeds with his plan and decides to search for the woman so he may marry her and become a king, though she is soon encountered by Donkey and Shrek, and at first the group holds hateful feelings towards one another.
Shrek and major
The company has licensed the right to produce action figures of athletes in all four major North American sports — baseball, hockey, football and basketball — and several recent, successful film franchises, including The Terminator, The Matrix and Shrek.
Sky Movies regularly sponsors the theatrical premieres of major film titles – such as Shrek 2, The Incredibles, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit.
Shrek and animation
Computer animation helped make blockbuster films such as Toy Story 3 ( 2010 ) ( Disney / Pixar ), Avatar ( 2009 ), Shrek 2 ( 2004 ) ( DreamWorks Animation ), and Cars 2 ( 2011 ) ( Disney / Pixar ).
The square is the prime location in London for world leading film premières and has seen blockbusters including Harry Potter and James Bond film series, Avatar, Alice in Wonderland, and animation films such as Shrek ; and co-hosts the London Film Festival each year.
Andrew Ralph Adamson, MNZM ( born 1 December 1966 ) is a New Zealand film director, producer and screenwriter based mainly in Los Angeles, where he made the blockbuster animation films, Shrek and Shrek 2 for which he received an Academy Award nomination.
After failing to find a suitable buyer, and having been impressed with the CGI sequences created for Stuart Little 2, and seeing the box office success of Shrek and Monsters, Inc., SPI was reconfigured to become an animation studio.
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Examples of these films include Being John Malkovich, The Princess Bride, Night at the Museum, Groundhog Day, Click and Shrek.
He sang in a duet of his 1972 song " Changes " with Butterfly Boucher for the 2004 animated film Shrek 2.
* The 20 highest-grossing films of the decade are ( in order from highest to lowest grossing ): Avatar, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, The Dark Knight, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Shrek 2, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Spider-Man 3, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, Finding Nemo, Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and Shrek the Third.
Other high-profile credits include the two Charlie's Angels films, voicing the character Princess Fiona in the Shrek series, The Holiday, The Green Hornet and Bad Teacher.
In 2001, she won nominations for Best Supporting Actress for the Golden Globe Awards, the SAG Awards, the Critics ' Choice Awards, and the American Film Institute Awards for Vanilla Sky, and also voiced Princess Fiona in the movie Shrek, for which she earned $ 10 million.
Diaz reportedly earned $ 50 million during the period of a year ending June 2008, for her roles in What Happens in Vegas opposite Ashton Kutcher, and the Shrek sequels.
Also that year, Diaz voiced Princess Fiona for the movie Shrek Forever After, and reunited with her Vanilla Sky co-star Tom Cruise in the action adventure Knight and Day.
The three pigs and the wolf appear in the four Shrek films, and the specials Shrek the Halls and Scared Shrekless.
Later, they see Shrek, Donkey and Puss in Boots arrested in Far Far Away and free them, then head to the castle to stop Prince Charming.
Although the Falles is a very traditional event and many participants dress in medieval clothing, the ninots for 2005 included such modern characters as Shrek and George W. Bush, and the 2012 Falles included characters like Barack Obama and Lady Gaga.
More recently, Idle provided the voice of Merlin the magician in the DreamWorks animated film Shrek the Third ( 2007 ) with his former Python co-star John Cleese, who voiced King Harold.
He began his acting career with a series of films by director Pedro Almodóvar and then appeared in high-profile Hollywood movies, especially in the 1990s, including Assassins, Evita, Interview with the Vampire, Philadelphia, Desperado, The Mask of Zorro, Spy Kids, the Shrek sequels and Puss in Boots.
This type of stylistic anachronism is often used in children's movies, such as Shrek and Hoodwinked, for satirical effect.
When Best Animated Feature debuted, Mike and Sulley from Monsters Inc., Jimmy Neutron and Goddard from Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius and Shrek and Donkey from Shrek appeared at the Academy Awards.