Take the journey from sketch to screen
Enrich your DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition experience with exclusive behind-the-scenes videos, concept art, articles and insight into the world's largest animation studio.
Animating Kung Fu Panda
What do the colours in Kung Fu Panda mean? Where did the artists get their inspiration from? Find out in this video series celebrating the most awesome, hungriest Dragon Warrior.
Kung Fu Panda Concept Art
Inside DreamWorks Animation with Jeffrey Katzenberg
World-renowned entertainment executive, CEO and Co-Founder of DreamWorks Animation, Jeffrey Katzenberg, speaks with love and candour about the world's largest animation studio.
The Art of Madagascar
In this series of videos, DreamWorks Animation production designers, art directors, Special Effect Supervisors and filmmakers invite you into the lush world of Madagascar's animation.
Madagascar concept art
"The thing we got most excited about was the double-life, the double-life that Hiccup would be leading out in the woods with his dragon that was in contrast to life back in the village."
Chris Sanders & Dean DeBlois (Writers and Directors) discuss the story development of How To Train Your Dragon from book to screen.
DreamWorks Animation artists discuss making the exhibition with ACMI curators and production designers.
Painting with Sound
"You start thinking right away, what is the sonic worlds that I'm going to be involved in? What's this place going to sound like? You get to paint just the way the animators get to paint - you get to paint with sound."
Legendary composer Hans Zimmer explains how he creates the sonic landscapes that accompany DreamWorks Animation's enthralling animation.
Inside the Exhibition
See DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition being installed before taking a personal, guided tour through the amazing displays, artworks and objects with the DreamWorks Animation Team!
To Berk and Beyond
"For the dragons, they're the mystery and fantasy of this movie, so we wanted something a lot more ambiguous, something that would be difficult to completely grasp, so a world of infusion - like a volcano - was perfectly adapted to this."
Pierre Olivier Vincent (Production Designer, 'How To Train Your Dragon' 1 & 2) explores the development and aesthetic of the 'How To Train Your Dragon' world and the use of light and shadow to create a unique world.
How to Train Your Dragon Concept Art
Meet the filmmakers
From directors and VFX supervisors to animators and production designers, learn more about the DreamWorks Animation team with these interviews.
Jeffrey Katzenberg: In Conversation Podcast
Hear the full In Conversation Podcast with CEO and co-founder of DreamWorks speaking exclusively about creating, leading and inspiring the world's largest animation studio in this rare one-off Australian event.
The World of the Croods
"We wanted the characters to feel the world, to participate with the world and touch everything and anything and that carried through as a concept for the rest of the movie."
Christophe Lautrette (Production Designer) and Markus Manninen (Visual Effects Supervisor) discuss the world in which The Croods inhabit and why it is a character in its own right.
The Croods Concept Art
DreamWorks Animation's creative team visited ACMI and hosted a series of masterclasses.
"The Isle of Berk was inspired by my childhood summers spent with [my father] on an uninhabited island off the west coast of Scotland."
ACMI curator Ulanda Blair chatted to Cressida Cowell, author of the young adult book series How to Train Your Dragon, by telephone during the development of DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition.
Find out how Berk was inspired by Cowell’s childhood summers, how small Toothless actually is in the books and how she works the DreamWorks Animation team!
DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition
Enrich your 'DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition' experience with exclusive behind-the-scenes videos, concept art, articles and insight into the world's largest animation studio.