Director Chris Miller Helms DreamWorks Animation’s Puss in Boots
He’s a legend: The notorious fighter. The lover. The outlaw. He’s Puss in Boots. The remarkable feline has appeared in the Shrek films, but now his epic tale gets the telling it deserves in 3D in the self-titled Puss in Boots from DreamWorks Animation.
At the helm of the incredible story is director Chris Miller, who was there at the beginning of Dreamworks Animation Studio SKG, working as a story artist on Antz, the studio’s first animated comedy hit. Before long, Miller found himself an important part of one of the most successful animated film series of all time, first as a story artist on Shrek, then moving on to head of story on the follow-up Shrek 2 and directing Shrek the Third. Miller first encountered the unforgettable cat known as Puss in Boots on Shrek 2. He was instantly captivated by the adventurous cat and wondered about his history and how he came to get the boots. From the first “meeting,” he knew the little cat with the huge personality had to have his story of heroic feats told. […]