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DreamWorks Layoffs Hit Glendale with 170 to Go

Post-acquisition DreamWorks Animation has announced another round of layoffs, with 170 employees at its Glendale campus to be let go in January, San Fernando Valley Business Journal ... Continue Reading →
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Legendary Taps Rob Letterman to Direct ‘Detective Pikachu’

Legendary Entertainment has signed on DreamWorks Animation veteran Rob Letterman to direct the live-action hybrid feature Detective Pikachu, based on the smash-hit Pokémon games and ... Continue Reading →
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Dory, Kubo, KFP3, Moana, Zootopia Nab Annie Feature Noms

The 2017 Annie Awards have announced their nominations, going mainstream in its picks for the best animated feature category. This year’s Best Animated Feature nominations include: ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

VIDEO: More Dangerous Than a Thousand Rioters: The Revolutionary Life of Lucy Parsons Experimental filmmaker Kelly Gallagher (Pen Up the Pigs) debuts her latest collage animation on ... Continue Reading →
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Open Play

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Rodolphe Guenoden to Direct FDNY Animation ‘The Bravest’

Rodolphe Guenoden, a Gobelins graduate and longtime DreamWorks Animation artist, has been tapped to direct new animated feature The Bravest. The announcement was made by Main Journey ... Continue Reading →
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Matthew Berkowitz Named Head of Development at Atomic Cartoons

Thunderbird announces the appointment of Matthew Berkowitz as Head of Development at subsidiary Atomic Cartoons. The former Arc Productions exec has been brought onboard to develop ... Continue Reading →
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Alex Schwartz Named Alpha Animation Head of Production

Los Angeles-based Alpha Animation has appointed Alex Schwartz as its new Head of Production, CEO Bob Bacon announced Wednesday. Schwartz is charged with overseeing creative development ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Settles in Anti-Poaching Suit, Disney Is Last Holdout

Another domino has fallen in the two-plus-year suit by animation artists alleging wage-fixing and anti-poaching agreements between major studios, with DreamWorks Animation reaching ... Continue Reading →
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Alec Baldwin Is a Toddling Taskmaster in ‘Boss Baby’ Trailer

DreamWorks Animation and 20th Century Fox are honoring National Boss’s Day by releasing the very first trailer for upcoming animated adventure, The Boss Baby — in theaters ... Continue Reading →