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BREAKING: NBCU Buys DreamWorks Animation for $3.8 Billion

NBCUniversal announced this morning that it has bought DreamWorks Animation and will add it to the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group. According to reports, Chris Meledandri, head ... Continue Reading →
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Funimation Releases Entire Samurai Champloo Series for Free on YouTube NorAm anime giant releases Shinichiro Watanabe’s seminal series to the huddled internet masses. Nick’s Layla ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg: “We’re in a Golden Age for Animation” As Kung Fu Panda 3 smashes box-office records in China, Katzenberg says theatrical family toons are ... Continue Reading →
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The Women of ‘Kung Fu Panda 3’: Girlpower in the World of Animation Leslie Combemale mulls over the appointment of Melissa Cobb as Prez of Oriental DreamWorks and the studio’s ... Continue Reading →
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Final Call: Stuttgart Int’l Festival of Animated Film Competitions Submission deadline for AniMovie Feature competition and Animated Com Award is January 15 ’The Chonicles of Narnia’ ... Continue Reading →
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DHX, DreamWorks Sign 5-Year Co-Pro Pact

DHX Media and DreamWorks Animation have entered into a five-year agreement to co-produce 130 episodes of original animated children’s content at DHX Studios. Content under the ... Continue Reading →
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DWA Chief Global Brand Officer Steps Down

Michael Francis, chief global brand officer for DreamWorks Animation, is resigning from his full-time position in December and transitioning into a consulting role. When the shift takes ... Continue Reading →
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DHX and AwesomenessTV Ink Development, Licensing Deals

DHX Media and DreamWorks’ AwesomenessTV have entered into an original development and production agreement to create content for broadcast on Family Channel in Canada. DHX will also ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Animation Posts $38.6m Loss

Market watchers are wincing as financial news from DreamWorks Animation continues to poke at the sore spot left by the company’s slew of layoffs and restructuring efforts. The studio ... Continue Reading →
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High-Tech Goes Low-Fi

Online ... Continue Reading →