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DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition — Journey from Sketch to Screen is on show at the National Museum of Australia from 12 September 2019 until 2 February 2020.

Go behind the scenes of DreamWorks Animation’s most popular films. Join your favourite characters — Shrek, Toothless and Po — in a rare glimpse into the studio’s collaborative, artistic and visionary approach to animation.

Explore more than 400 objects from the studio’s archive, including original artworks, storyboards and scale-models, as well as immersive and interactive digital experiences.

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Publication

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Accessibility

Download our large-format documents and sensory map for an accessible visit.

Slideshow

Trolls, 2016, by Timothy Lamb © 2019 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All Rights Reserved.

How to Train Your Dragon, 2010, by Pierre-Olivier Vincent © 2017 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Madagascar, 2005, by Alex Puvilland © 2017 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Kung Fu Panda, 2008, by Nico Marlet (character) and Raymond Zibach (colour) © 2017 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All Rights Reserved.

The Croods, 2013, by Takao Noguchi (character) and Dominque Louis (colour) © 2017 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All Rights Reserved.

How to Train Your Dragon, 2010, by Pierre-Olivier Vincent © 2017 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Trolls, 2016, by Timothy Lamb © 2017 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Madagascar, 2005, by Alex Puvilland © 2017 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Kung Fu Panda, 2008, by Ritchie Sacilioc © 2017 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All Rights Reserved.

The Croods, 2013, by Margaret Wuller © 2017 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Created by the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) in partnership with DreamWorks Animation, the exhibition celebrates the studio’s creative legacy from its earliest feature Antz (1998) to blockbuster series such as How to Train Your Dragon (2010).

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Acknowledgements

Website graphics: © 2019 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Homepage video: Madagascar, 2005, by Alex Puvilland; The Croods, 2013, by Margaret Wuller; How to Train Your Dragon, 2010, by Pierre-Olivier Vincent; Trolls, 2016, by Timothy Lamb. All images © 2019 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Presenting Partners
DreamWorksMelbourne VictoriaACMINational Museum of Australia 
An ACMI touring exhibition developed in partnership with DreamWorks Animation
MAJOR PARTNER LEGAL PARTNER
Visit CanberraMinterEllison
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