24
Feb
2015

‘LEGO MOVIE’ SEQUEL LANDS ‘COMMUNITY’ DIRECTOR

Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, who directed the first movie, are now producing the movie with Dan Lin and Roy Lee. They are also writing it. Everything is awesome for Rob Schrab, the TV director who has just signed on direct the sequel to The Lego Movie for Warner Bros. Dan Lin and Roy Lee [...]


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29
Jan
2015

JAY ROACH TO DIRECT ACTION COMEDY ‘MAD DOGS’ FOR WARNER BROS.

Dan Lin (‘The Lego Movie’) is on board to produce the adaptation of the novel from ‘Six Days of the Condor’ author James Grady. Warner Bros. has picked up Mad Dogs, an action-comedy package that adapts a novel from Six Days of the Condor author James Grady. Jay Roach is attached to direct the project [...]


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26
Jan
2015

THE LEGO MOVIE FEATURED IN THE LOS ANGELES BUSINESS JOURNAL

The Los Angeles Business Journal recently wrote a feature about Lego called “Lego Strategy Taking Shape.” You can view the article by clicking the link below or view it as a PDF here.


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24
Jan
2015

Dan Lin’s acceptance speech for the 2015 PGA Awards

Dan Lin’s acceptance speech for 2015 PGA’s Award as Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures (The LEGO Movie)


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24
Jan
2015

PGA AWARDS: ‘BIRDMAN’ WINS TOP FILM PRIZE, ‘BREAKING BAD’ TAKES DRAMA TROPHY & ‘ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK’ NABS COMEDY

Birdman took the Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures at the 26th annual PGA Awards tonight in Los Angeles. The win places the Alejandro G. Iñárritu-helmed pic squarely in the frontrunner category for the Best Picture Oscar. Since 1989, those theatrical films taking the Darryl F. Zanuck award for best [...]


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15
Jan
2015

‘LEGO MOVIE’ WINS CRITICS’ CHOICE AWARD FOR BEST ANIMATED FILM FOLLOWING OSCAR NOMINATION SNUB

Take that Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences! Just hours after “The Lego Movie” was snubbed from the list of 2015 Oscar nominees, the Warner Bros. film walked away with the win for Best Animated Feature at the 20th annual show Thursday night. The film’s director and screenwriters, Chris Miller and Phil Lord, accepted [...]


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05
Jan
2015

PGA AWARDS 2015: NOMINEES INCLUDE “BOYHOOD,” “GONE GIRL”, “LEGO”

The Producers Guild of America announced the nominees for its PGA Awards on Monday, and “Boyhood,” “Birdman” and “The Imitation Game” are among the contenders. Other nominees for the PGA honor include Clint Eastwood’s “American Sniper,” the Stephen Hawking biopic “The Theory of Everything,” David Fincher’s thriller “Gone Girl,” the wresting drama “Foxcatcher,” Wes Anderson’s [...]


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18
Dec
2014

THE LEGO MOVIE BRINGS HOLIDAY CHEER TO OUR YOUNG STORYTELLERS!

Alumni from Selma Elementary School were given an incredible opportunity to meet the brilliant minds behind THE LEGO MOVIE! Producer Dan Lin welcomed our students and introduced special guest Chris McKay, the film’s Director. He gave a presentation about the film’s visual evolution over the three year creative process. After his presentation, surprise guest Will [...]


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11
Dec
2014

GOLDEN GLOBES NOMINATIONS: ‘BIRDMAN’, ‘IMITATION GAME’ & ‘BOYHOOD’ LEAD FILM, MORE SURPRISES ON TV SIDE

The Golden Globes spread the wealth among this year’s films and TV series when nominations were announced this morning. The group that picked last year’s Best Picture Oscar winner 12 Years A Slave has tapped IFC Films’ Boyhood, Sony Classics’ Foxcatcher, the Weinsteins’ The Imitation Game, Paramount’s Selma and Focus Features’ The Theory Of Everything [...]


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25
Nov
2014

ANIMATION ROUNDTABLE: 7 TOP FILMMAKERS ON ‘FROZEN’ LESSONS AND WHY SEQUELS ARE “KILLING” THE INDUSTRY

They hail from as far away as Mexico and Ireland, and they’ve imagined creatures with a wide range of physics-defying powers — dragons that soar through the skies, troll-like creatures who dwell underground and a squishy robot who can squeeze through tight spaces, to name a few — but the minds behind this year’s animation [...]


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