“Shifu guides Po in the next level of kung fu training, which requires more of a spiritual than physical focus in the search for inner peace.” -Jennifer Yuh Nelson, director of Kung Fu Panda 2
“Once they poke through the clouds, it feels as if they are on top of the world.” Christian Schellewald, art director
Watch Po’s epic attempt to get in to see President Obama speak at DreamWorks!
“We want the audience to feel a certain magic when they see the circus.” -Conrad Vernon, director of Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted
“I was always amazed that even as a sidekick character in Shrek 2 and 3, Puss always had this great sense of history and mystery. You immediately want to know where he comes from and who he really is. He seems to have been everywhere and done it all.” -Chris Miller, director
“Po’s fanboy love of kung fu, with his legendarily impossible imagination, invites the audience to have fun and laugh in the face of danger.” -Jed Diffenderfer, story artist from Kung Fu Panda
“The pilgrimage the Croods take is essentially the world’s first road trip. It’s not just a physical journey though. It’s a metaphorical one too, particularly for Grug, who learns along the way not to fear change and becomes a better man for it.” -Kirk DeMicco, co-director