Kelly Asbury

Kelly Adam Asbury (January 15, 1960 – June 26, 2020) was an American animated film director, screenwriter, voice actor, published children's book author/illustrator, and non-fiction author. He was best known for directing animated films, including Shrek 2 and Gnomeo & Juliet. Description above from the Wikipedia article Kelly Asbury, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Shrek 2 (2004)

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Shrek, Fiona and Donkey set off to Far, Far Away to meet Fiona's mother and father. But not everyone is happy. Shrek and the King find it hard to get along, and there's tension in the marriage. The fairy godmother discovers that Shrek has married Fiona instead of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Adamson  •  Conrad Vernon  •  Kelly Asbury
CAST:  Mike Myers  •  Eddie Murphy  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Julie Andrews

Shrek, Fiona and Donkey set off to Far, Far Away to meet Fiona's mother and father. But not everyone is happy. Shrek and the King find it hard to get along, and there's tension in the marriage. The fairy godmother discovers that Shrek has married Fiona instead of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Adamson  •  Conrad Vernon  •  Kelly Asbury
CAST:  Mike Myers  •  Eddie Murphy  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Julie Andrews

Shrek the Third (2007)

The King of Far Far Away has died and Shrek and Fiona are to become King & Queen. However, Shrek wants to return to his cozy swamp and live in peace and quiet, so when he finds out there is another heir to the throne, they set off to bring him back to rule the kingdom.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Miller
CAST:  Mike Myers  •  Eddie Murphy  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Julie Andrews

The King of Far Far Away has died and Shrek and Fiona are to become King & Queen. However, Shrek wants to return to his cozy swamp and live in peace and quiet, so when he finds out there is another heir to the throne, they set off to bring him back to rule the kingdom.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Miller
CAST:  Mike Myers  •  Eddie Murphy  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Julie Andrews

Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002)

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As a wild stallion travels across the frontiers of the Old West, he befriends a young human and finds true love with a mare.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kelly Asbury  •  Lorna Cook
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  James Cromwell  •  Daniel Studi  •  Chopper Bernet

As a wild stallion travels across the frontiers of the Old West, he befriends a young human and finds true love with a mare.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kelly Asbury  •  Lorna Cook
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  James Cromwell  •  Daniel Studi  •  Chopper Bernet

Gnomeo & Juliet (2011)

A version of Shakespeare's play, set in the world of warring indoor and outdoor gnomes. Garden gnomes Gnomeo and Juliet have as many obstacles to overcome as their quasi namesakes when they are caught up in a feud between neighbors. But with plastic pink flamingos ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kelly Asbury
CAST:  Jason Statham  •  Emily Blunt  •  James McAvoy  •  Michael Caine

A version of Shakespeare's play, set in the world of warring indoor and outdoor gnomes. Garden gnomes Gnomeo and Juliet have as many obstacles to overcome as their quasi namesakes when they are caught up in a feud between neighbors. But with plastic pink flamingos ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kelly Asbury
CAST:  Jason Statham  •  Emily Blunt  •  James McAvoy  •  Michael Caine

Smurfs: The Lost Village (2017)

In this fully animated, all-new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting race through the Forbidden Forest leading to the discovery of the biggest secret in Smurf history.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kelly Asbury
CAST:  Demi Lovato  •  Rainn Wilson  •  Mandy Patinkin  •  Jack McBrayer

In this fully animated, all-new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting race through the Forbidden Forest leading to the discovery of the biggest secret in Smurf history.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kelly Asbury
CAST:  Demi Lovato  •  Rainn Wilson  •  Mandy Patinkin  •  Jack McBrayer

I'm No Dummy (2009)

Explores and examines the world of ventriloquism through clips, photos and interviews with many of the greatest vents from today and yesterday, illustrating that this perceived novelty act is truly an extraordinary art form.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bryan W. Simon
CAST:  Jeff Dunham  •  Jay Johnson  •  Lynn Trefzger  •  Kelly Asbury

Explores and examines the world of ventriloquism through clips, photos and interviews with many of the greatest vents from today and yesterday, illustrating that this perceived novelty act is truly an extraordinary art form.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bryan W. Simon
CAST:  Jeff Dunham  •  Jay Johnson  •  Lynn Trefzger  •  Kelly Asbury

Lennon or McCartney (2014)

550 artists were interviewed over ten years. At some point during those interviews, they were asked a question and told to answer with one word only. Some stuck to one, some said more, some answered quickly, some thought it through, and some didn't answer at all. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Schichter
CAST:  James Valentine  •  Aasif Mandvi  •  Adam Lambert  •  Tom Hamilton

550 artists were interviewed over ten years. At some point during those interviews, they were asked a question and told to answer with one word only. Some stuck to one, some said more, some answered quickly, some thought it through, and some didn't answer at all. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Schichter
CAST:  James Valentine  •  Aasif Mandvi  •  Adam Lambert  •  Tom Hamilton

Sherlock Gnomes (2018)

Garden gnomes, Gnomeo & Juliet, recruit renown detective, Sherlock Gnomes, to investigate the mysterious disappearance of other garden ornaments.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Stevenson
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Emily Blunt  •  James McAvoy  •  Chiwetel Ejiofor

Garden gnomes, Gnomeo & Juliet, recruit renown detective, Sherlock Gnomes, to investigate the mysterious disappearance of other garden ornaments.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Stevenson
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Emily Blunt  •  James McAvoy  •  Chiwetel Ejiofor

UglyDolls (2019)

In the adorably different town of Uglyville, weirdness is celebrated, strangeness is special and beauty is embraced as more than meets the eye. After traveling to the other side of a mountain, Moxy and her UglyDoll friends discover Perfection -- a town where more ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kelly Asbury
CAST:  Kelly Clarkson  •  Nick Jonas  •  Janelle Monáe  •  Blake Shelton

In the adorably different town of Uglyville, weirdness is celebrated, strangeness is special and beauty is embraced as more than meets the eye. After traveling to the other side of a mountain, Moxy and her UglyDoll friends discover Perfection -- a town where more ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kelly Asbury
CAST:  Kelly Clarkson  •  Nick Jonas  •  Janelle Monáe  •  Blake Shelton

Greetings From Planet Smurf (2018)

The Smurfs were created in 1958 by the Belgian comic author Peyo (Pierre Culliford, 1928-1992) and they are one of Belgium's most recognized exports. From Brussels to Los Angeles, via Dubai, a journey into the tiny world of the famous little blue people, from the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Marc Panis
CAST:  Laura Irene  •  Philippe Geluck  •  Cosey  •  Benoît Drousie

The Smurfs were created in 1958 by the Belgian comic author Peyo (Pierre Culliford, 1928-1992) and they are one of Belgium's most recognized exports. From Brussels to Los Angeles, via Dubai, a journey into the tiny world of the famous little blue people, from the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Marc Panis
CAST:  Laura Irene  •  Philippe Geluck  •  Cosey  •  Benoît Drousie

The Prince of Egypt: From Dream to Screen (1999)

The making of The Prince of Egypt (1998).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Day
CAST:  Simon Wells  •  Kelly Asbury  •  Steve Hickner  •  Michelle Pfeiffer

The making of The Prince of Egypt (1998).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Day
CAST:  Simon Wells  •  Kelly Asbury  •  Steve Hickner  •  Michelle Pfeiffer