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“It’s All Imagination Coming to Life”: Jennifer Lee, Josh Cooley and the Animation Roundtable

Dean DeBlois, Jill Culton and Jinko Gotoh join the conversation on finding the right voice talent, progress on the diversity front and why there’s never been a better time to put an imaginative spin on reality.

‘How to Train Your Dragon’ Filmmaker Dean DeBlois on His Favorite Scene and ‘Fox and the Hound’ Influences

The Hollywood Reporter has an exclusive video looking back at the acclaimed 'How to Train Your Dragon' trilogy.

New ‘Treasure Island’ Movie in the Works at Universal, Mandeville Films

Universal Pictures is developing 'Treasure Island,' an action-adventure inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel, with Dean DeBlois set to direct.

‘Abominable’ Helmer Jill Culton Joins Italy’s View VFX and Animation Confab Lineup

'Abominable' writer and director Jill Culton joins Italy's View VFX and animation confab lineup.

‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’ Writer-Director Dean DeBlois Featured on ‘Behind the Screen’ Podcast

'How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World' writer-director Dean DeBlois is featured on a new episode of The Hollywood Reporter's 'Behind the Screen' podcast series.

‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’: Director Dean DeBlois Reveals New Details

'How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World' director Dean DeBlois reveals new details at Annecy Animation Festival.

Oscars: ‘Big Hero 6’ Filmmaker Reveals the Inspiration Behind Baymax’s Look

That's just one of the backstories revealed by the directors of animation's Academy Award-nominated films.

Inside THR’s Nominees Night Party With Bradley Cooper, Michael Keaton and More

Laura Dern, Robert Duvall, Marion Cotillard, Patricia Arquette and Common were among those who turned out for the glitzy bash Monday night at Spago.

NBR Red Carpet: Oscar Hopefuls Happy to Be in the Conversation

The directors and producers of 'The Imitation Game,' 'The Lego Movie' and 'A Most Violent Year' reveal their mindset as awards season heats up

Making of ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’: How a Personal Tragedy Inspired the Story

Drawing on a page from his own family history, director Dean DeBlois created a sequel to the 2010 hit dragon tale that takes some surprisingly risky turns

From ‘The Lego Movie’ to ‘Big Hero 6,’ Directors of This Year’s Top Animated Movies Reveal Their Favorite Scenes

The directors of 'How to Train Your Dragon 2,' 'Big Hero 6,' 'The Boxtrolls,' 'Book of Life' and 'Song of the Sea' also share beloved moments

‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ Producer Cast Cate Blanchett During Oscars Bathroom Break

In the sequel to the successful 2010 animated feature, Blanchett voiced Valka, the protagonist's mother