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DreamWorks Animation is redefining a “snail’s pace” by launching a new action-packed app based on its upcoming (July 17) super-speedy mollusk movie, Turbo Racing League. The company is also making mobile games history with $1 million in prizes to be snapped up in the Shell-Out Contest presented by Verizon—the first [...]
Five animated Disney series will now be available on Netflix’s subscription-based streaming service in the U.S. The multi-year, non-exclusive licensing deal features Disney XD’s Tron: Uprising, Disney Channel’s Jake and the Never Land Pirates, and preschool favorites Handy Manny, Special Agent Oso and JoJo’s Circus. Last December, Netflix landed the [...]
Though an official statement from either party has yet to emerge, tech blog All Things D and an LA Times entertainment blogger are reporting “two people familiar with the matter” have confirmed that DreamWorks Animation is in talks to acquire teens/tweens-targeted YouTube channel AwesomenessTV, a move that would expand DWA’s [...]
It looks like Shrek, Po, Alex and Hiccup are getting ready to take their show on the road—at the Cotai Strip Resorts in Macao, China. DreamWorks has made a deal with Sands, China to license its characters for a “DreamWorks Experience,” which includes shows and events, such as parades, themed [...]
A special session focusing on the art and technology of DreamWorks’ The Croods and upcoming feature Turbo will be held on May 3 as part of the inaugural Production Pipeline Expo at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood. Also on tap is a vfx session on Universal’s sci-fi pic Oblivion, presented by [...]
Remember a few years ago when Nickelodeon was blaming its diminished ratings on Netflix and the popularity of its animated series SpongeBob SquarePants on the disc/streaming service? Well, the absorbent yellow dude might have to find a new culprit soon as Netflix announced that it plans to let its deal [...]
DreamWorks Animation Chief Exec Jeffrey Katzenberg announced the launch of a new Chinese co-production on Friday (April 18) in Beijing. Based on a popular Chinese book series set in ninth-century Tibet, the movie is called Tibet Code, and is a joint venture of Oriental DreamWorks and Chinese investors, including the [...]
Animated features took center stage at the CinemaCon confab in Las Vegas today. The industry event, which targets exhibitors, producers, distributors, equipment and concession industry professionals, was held this week (April 15-18) at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas. On Wednesday, Disney offered a sneak preview of Pixar’s highly anticipated summer [...]
The adventures of the rambunctious Croods family will continue in a brand new sequel at DreamWorks. According to The Hollywood Reporter, a sequel to The Croods has been greenlit at DreamWorks Animation. Original co-writers and co-directors Kirk De Micco and Chris Sanders are returning for the project. The studio is [...]
DreamWorks Animation is seeking to redefine volumetric storage and processing with the release of a new open source framework developed by studio engineers for sparse volume data, OpenVDB 1. Initially released in beta last August, the tool delivers a complete API for application developers, a suite of tools that implement [...]