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"How to Train Your Dragon" Roundtable with the Directors

23 October 2010 9:00 PM, PDT | JustPressPlay.net | See recent JustPressPlay news »

To celebrate October 19th's Blu-ray and DVD release of How to Train Your Dragon, the best animated film of the year, Dreamworks hosted a virtual roundtable with Directors Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois. They talk about everything from adapting the original books, to news about the upcoming sequel to the talent they sought to star in the film. Heck, they even expressed their love for animation legend Hayao Miyazaki and Pixar. To read the full text of the Q&A session, read on!

Q - You've directed both live action and animation; do you prefer one over the other?

A - Dean DeBlois: I love both equally. It's all storytelling at its core. Though I've directed a few live-action music and documentary films, Chris and I both have aspirations to direct live action narrative films. We're developing several as we speak.

A - Chris Sanders: Although I constantly have a camera in hand, »

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Qa with How to Train Your Dragon's Dean DeBlois and Chris Sanders

22 October 2010 8:46 AM, PDT | TheHDRoom | See recent TheHDRoom news »

Last week, How to Train Your Dragon's directors Dean DeBlois and Chris Sanders fielded questions from the media in a virtual roundtable discussion to promote the Blu-ray Disc and DVD release of the film (read our How to Train Your Dragon on Blu-ray review). Their many insightful responses are below.

You've directed both live action and animation; do you prefer one over the other?

Dean DeBlois: I love both equally. It's all storytelling at its core. Though I've directed a few live-action music and documentary films, Chris and I both have aspirations to direct live action narrative films. We're developing several as we speak.

Chris Sanders: Although I constantly have a camera in hand, I have yet to direct a live-action film, but am very much looking forward to it. I think different stories thrive in different formats and some stories work best in animation, while others »

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