“Dragons: Defenders of Berk Part 1” Review + DVD Giveaway

By Shannon Gurnee
In DVD Reviews
April 7, 2014


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Have you seen the movie How to Train a Dragon?  We did and loved it!  Well, guess what?  Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has released on DVD the first part of the award-winning top-rated TV series, DreamWorks Dragons: Defenders of Berk.  The DVD hit shelves on March 25th and kicked off the franchise’s “Year of the Dragon,” which will continue with the highly anticipated film sequel arriving in theaters this June as well s Dragon game apps, books and other fan experiences releasing throughout the year.  The DVD of the 2013 Annie Award winner for Best Animated Television Production for Children is loaded with exciting bonus content for the whole family to enjoy and contains 10 epic adventures and four all-new dragons.

Based on the DreamWorks Animation Academy Award® nominated movie How to Train Your Dragon, DRAGONS: DEFENDERS OF BERK PART 1 follows Hiccup and his fellow dragon trainers as they battle to protect their island home. The young Vikings must put their dragon training skills to the test to defeat dangerous and surprising new enemies! The series features original voice talent from the film including Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera and Christopher Mintz-Plasse and will include, Zack Pearlman and more.

Defenders of Berk, and the previously released Riders of Berk, is a must-own for any Dragons fan to catch up before the summer event when How to Train Your Dragon 2 hits theatres June 13th! The DVD is jam-packed with special features that dive deeper into the exciting world of Dragons, including Dragon Tracker Part 3 featuring an in-depth look at the Screaming Death, Fireworm Queen, Flightmare and Skrill dragons; Evolution of Screaming Death, a featurette with visual effects supervisor David Jones who explains the history behind this interesting and scary dragon; and the “SuperFly” Dragon Mash-up music video. When it comes to action and excitement, the sky’s the limit in this high-flying animated TV series.

Fans that purchase the DVD will also get a Digital HD UltraViolet code for the title and an offer for exclusive battle gear and one month’s free subscription to School of Dragons, the online game from JumpStart based on DreamWorks Animation’sHow to Train Your Dragon franchise. With cinema-like graphics and an immersive 3D world, it takes more than courage to train a dragon but brains as well. For more information, visit http://www.schoolofdragons.com.

DreamWorks Dragons: Defenders of Berk Part 1 DVD Features:

– Dragon Tracker Part 3
– Evolution of Screaming Death
– “SuperFly” Dragon Mash-Up
– Sneak Peek


DreamWorks Animation creates high-quality entertainment, including CG animated feature films, television specials and series and live entertainment properties, meant for audiences around the world. The Company has world-class creative talent, a strong and experienced management team and advanced filmmaking technology and techniques. DreamWorks Animation has been named one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” by FORTUNE® Magazine for five consecutive years. In 2013, DreamWorks Animation ranks #12 on the list.  All of DreamWorks Animation’s feature films are produced in 3D. The Company has theatrically released a total of 26 animated feature films, including the franchise properties ofShrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, How to Train Your Dragon, Puss In Boots,and The Croods.


Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment is the industry leading worldwide marketing, sales and distribution company for all Fox produced, acquired and third party partner film and television programing. Each year TCFHE expands its award-winning global product portfolio with the introduction of new entertainment content through established and emerging formats including DVD, Blu-ray™ and DigitalHD™. Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment is a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.


Since 1991, JumpStart has been dedicated to enhancing children’s lives through engaging educational games. Today, JumpStart designs games under its two flagship brands JumpStart® and Math Blaster®. These games immerse children in magical 3D worlds filled with adventure, exploration, and most importantly, learning. JumpStart’s products are available online and through various platforms such as Nintendo Wii™, iOS® and Android™. JumpStart has become a prominent force in children’s educational gaming and is trusted and tested by teachers and parents alike, helping millions of children learn. A subsidiary of Knowledge Holdings, Inc., the company is privately held and based in Torrance, California. For more information, go to www.jumpstart.com.


1 lucky reader will win a copy of Dragons: Defenders of Berk Part 1 on DVD!!!

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I received a copy of the featured DVD for personal viewing as a member of the Fox Home Entertainment Insiders Program.  The giveaway was sponsored by Fox Home Entertainment.  All opinions expressed in this post are 100% mine.

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Shannon Gurnee is the author of Redhead Mom formerly "The Mommy-Files", a national blog with a loyal following. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development with a Minor in Business Management. Shannon and her husband, Frank, have a large family with 6 awesome kids and love living on the Central Coast near San Luis Obispo, California, as well as traveling around the world. A full-time Social Media and Professional Blogger, Shannon also serves as a National Brand Ambassador for many well-known companies. Her blog focuses on motherhood, family fun activities, traveling, fashion, beauty, technology, wedding ideas and recipes while providing professional opinions on products, performances, restaurants, and a variety of businesses.

37 Responses to ““Dragons: Defenders of Berk Part 1” Review + DVD Giveaway”

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