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As expected, DreamWorks Animation made an early splash at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday with a big press event for its holiday season feature Rise of the Guardians. Studio head Jeffrey Katzenberg has made a habit of launching his big animated titles (Shrek, Bee Movie, Kung Fu Panda, Puss [...]
This year, the Los Angeles Film Festival shines the spotlight on the contributions of women to the world of animation. The special panel “Women of Wonder – A Celebration of Women in Animation” on Sunday, June 17 from 2:30-5:00 celebrates the accomplishments in this field, examine the broader challenges for [...]
DreamWorks Animation has posted a 26% boost in revenue of $136 million, raising profits to $9.1 million for the first quarter of 2012, thanks to the healthy box office and home-entertainment performance of Puss in Boots. This is a vast improvement of the studio’s previous two quarters, during which profits [...]
More info about Disney’s upcoming holiday movie Wreck-It Ralph was released the CinemaCon event in Las Vegas this week. Directed by Rich Moore (Sit Down, Shut Up, Drawn Together, Futurama), this much-anticipated CG-animated movie centers on a 1980s arcade game character (voiced by John C. Reilly) who is tired of [...]
DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg will receive the 2012 Pioneer of the Year Award at the CinemaCon event in Las Vegas (April 23-26). The Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation announced that Jack Black, Cameron Diaz and Antonio Banderas (all of which have voiced in the studio’s animated features) will [...]
DreamWorks Animation (Shrek, Kung Fu Panda, How to Train Your Dragon) has signed up with Wal-Mart Stores’ plan to help home audiences convert their DVD collections to online film libraries, the AP reports. DreamWorks head Jeffrey Katzenberg says the new “Disc to Digital” service will aid consumers in adjusting to [...]
According to a recent regulatory filing, DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg’s compensation for 2011 dropped to $4 million (from $6.7 million in 2010). The studio head got a $1 salary in both years, but he received option awards worth $4.3 million in 2010 that he didn’t get in 2011. His [...]
Bill Damaschke first joined DreamWorks in 1995 as production coordinator on Prince of Egypt. He quickly rose through the ranks and became head of production and development in 2005 and co-president of production for feature animation soon after. In early 2011, he became the division’s chief creative officer, overlooking all [...]
Nickelodeon announced more details about its upcoming animated shows at today’s upfront presentation in Los Angeles. Cabler president Cyma Zarghami confirmed Nick’s dedication to animated content, noting that it will roll out over 300 new animated episodes in 2012. In addition to new episodes of returning series SpongeBob SquarePants, T.U.F.F. [...]
DreamWorks Animation’s feature adaptation of Jay Ward’s beloved series Mr. Peabody & Sherman has found its leads in Ty Burrell (Modern Family) and Max Charles (The Amazing Spider-Man). Set for a March 14, 2014 release, the 3-D movie will be directed by Rob Minkoff (The Lion King). With a script by [...]