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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 →
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DreamWorks News: ‘Night Fury’, Barco, 3rd Quarter Nos.

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Saldanha Signs Five-Year Fox Deal

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Fox is Hungry for Fourth Season of ‘Bob’s Burgers’

Everybody wants more Bob’s Burgers. Loren Bouchard’s offbeat animated series just got the greenlight for a fourth season of 22 episodes on FOX. The show, which has been one of last ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Picks Fox as Next Distrib Partner

It’s a wrap! 20th Century Fox will be the next releasing partner of DreamWorks Animation, it was announced today for the next five years. According to the new distribution deal, Jeffrey ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Narrows Distrib Choices to Fox and Sony

DreamWorks Animation is in final talks with 20th Century Fox and Sony Pictures to zero in on a distributor to replace Paramount after its self-imposed Labor Day deadline, reports the ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar’s ‘Brave’ Princess Rules the Weekend Box Office

We can all take a deep breath. Pixar has still got its box office superpowers. The studio’s 13th animated feature Brave took the number-one spot at the box office, with a remarkable ... Continue Reading →
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Jonathan Davis to Oversee Animation at Fox

Jonathan Davis is the new exec VP of comedy development and animation at 20th Century Fox. Davis, who previously managed comedy development, will now oversee animation as well. Jennifer ... Continue Reading →
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Burton Judging ‘Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’ Art

As part of the ramp-up to the June 22 release of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, 20th Century Fox is offering an artistic challenge to fans, and the top five entries as voted by the ... Continue Reading →