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Ironside Hired as Paramount’s VP of Brand Management

Paramount Pictures has tapped Sabrina Ironside to be its Senior VP of brand management, where she will be developing strategies for the new Paramount Animation division. She will report ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon’s LoveFilm and Disney Sign a New Deal

LoveFilm and Disney have signed a new pact which allows the Amazon subscriber service to stream some of the studio’s best-loved family films on a branded on-demand service to ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks’ Shrewd ‘Croods’ Looks Good at No. 1

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. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Guardians’ Rise Above ‘Pi’ on Home Ent. Charts

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 ... Continue Reading →
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‘Oz’ Continues to be Top Movie Destination

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Peter Byrne to Head DHX Media’s Licensing Company

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, ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Takes $87 Mil. Write-Down on ‘Guardians’

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 ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Croods’ Posters Reveal Cool Critters

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Brand Master Michael Francis Joins DWA

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Lumbard Appointed Fremantle’s Kids and Family Strategist

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, ... Continue Reading →