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NBCU Closes DWA Deal, Announces Leadership Changes

NBCUniversal’s acquisition of DreamWorks Animation has been finalized, folding the studio into the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group — joining Universal Pictures, Fandango ... Continue Reading →
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Jennifer Howell Named Development Head for DreamWorks Animation

After serving as Head of Comedy at Paramount for the last two-and-a-half years, Jennifer Howell has joined DreamWorks Animation as its new Head of Development, Deadline reports. Howell ... Continue Reading →
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20 Years of Toy Story

William Joyce Bonnie Arnold Kelly Asbury Robert Lence Doug ... Continue Reading →
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Edgar Wright Directing DreamWorks Pic

DreamWorks Animation has tapped Edgar Wright (Shaun of the Dead, Scott Pilgrim vs the World) to direct an original animated feature centered on the concept of shadows. Wright is also ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy 2015

Toasting women in animation, Spanish flair and MIFA’s 30th anniversary. This month, over 7,000 creatives, professionals and other luminaries of the global animation industry will ... Continue Reading →
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WIA Steps Up With Leading Role at Annecy

With this year’s Annecy festival celebrating the contributions of women animators, it was clear that the organization Women in Animation had to take a big role at this year’s event. Last ... Continue Reading →
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LA Times Reflects on Toon Town Gender Imbalance

The Los Angeles Times reached out to major college-level animation programs to explore the rising tide of women enrolling to study the art form, and the way that hiring in the industry ... Continue Reading →
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Reitman to Adapt ‘Beekle’ For DreamWorks

Oscar-nominated director Jason Reitman is stepping from live-action to animation to writer and direct Beekle as a feature for DreamWorks Animation. Beekle is the story of an imaginary ... Continue Reading →
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‘Big Hero 6,’ ‘Feast,’ ‘Interstellar’ Win at the Oscars

Big Hero 6 wins best animated feature, Disney’s Feast swins the best animated short, while Interstellar wins the Best VFX Oscar! The LEGO Movie missed out on the Best Original ... Continue Reading →
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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Dragon 2’ Q&A with Arnold, Hounsou and Ferrera

The best part about seeing movies in Hollywood this time of year is the post-screening Q&A with cast and crew members, and we’ve got one here for you from DreamWorks Animation’s ... Continue Reading →