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After months of anticipation, DreamWorks watchers can sigh in relief this weekend as the studio’s first animated feature of 2013 proved to be a solid moneymaker at the box office. Directed by Chris Sanders and Kirk DeMicco, the caveman family comedy brought in an estimated $44.7 million weekend. After the [...]
DreamWorks Animation’s Rise of the Guardians may have only been the studio’s 18th-highest grossing film at the box office when it hit theaters last year, but it’s definitely getting a second wind in the home entertainment sphere. HV sales charts (to March 17) reveal that Guardians releases—distributed by Paramount Home—came [...]
Movie audiences continued to see green during this St. Patrick’s Day weekend as Disney’s Oz the Great and Powerful made it to the top of the box office chart in the U.S. The vfx-heavy prequel to the 1939 classic family feature delivered an estimated $42.2 million Stateside, bringing its two-week [...]
DHX Media has appointed Peter Byrne as the new CEO of its wholly owned licensing company, Copyright Promotions Licensing Group. CPLG has a renowned reputation in the licensing business, managing the licensing and merchandising rights for some of the leading entertainment, sports and consumer goods brands, including clients such as [...]
It looks like Santa, the Easter Bunny and the Tooth Fairy weren’t that nice to DreamWorks this year. The animation studio will take an $87 million write-down on its 2012 box-office misfire Rise of the Guardians, it was announced today. This marks the largest write-down the studio has taken for [...]
DreamWorks Animation and distribution partner 20th Century Fox have unleashed two new posters for the upcoming 3-D CG caveman comedy, The Croods. In addition to the Crood brood, the posters give a better look at the lush landscapes and—more important for those of us already making notes about how to [...]
DreamWorks Animation is welcoming Michael Francis into the fold in the newly created role of chief global brand officer, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Francis will be responsible for the company’s licensing and consumer products programs as well as franchise management. His duties begin immediately on a part-time basis and [...]
FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) has appointed Carl Lumbard as head of licensing strategy and business development, kids and family entertainment, EMEA. Based in the London office, Lumbard will be responsible for the commercial development of brands within the Kids & Family Entertainment portfolio across EMEA, including identifying timescales, key licensing categories, [...]
Night Fury Takes Flight on Fox: Fox network announced today it will air DreamWorks Animation’s CG holiday special DreamWorks Dragons: Gift of the Night Fury on December 17 at 8 p.m. The half-hour special is based on the studio’s hit film How to Train Your Dragon–now a solid franchise with [...]
Rio director Carlos Saldanha (also of Ice Age fame) has signed an exclusive five-year production and development deal with 20th Century Fox, which released the Brazilian-flavored CG flick last year, Variety reports. The 3-D film took in a worldwide box office total of about $485 million. The deal will include [...]