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The deal machine is working overtime at DreamWorks Animation, which is reportedly close to a streaming content deal with Netflix. According to The Hollywood Reporter and Bloomberg, the deal would replace one DreamWorks has in place with HBO that runs through 2014. However, HBO may offer to terminate the deal [...]
Barcelona-based Imira Entertainment has hired Julian Barbier as head of licensing. Barbier joins Imira from Biplano in Spain, where he handled the licensing of major brands for clients including DreamWorks Animation, Nickelodeon and Sony Pictures. At Imira, he will manage and develop the company’s properties in Spain and Portugal, as well [...]
DreamWorks Animation has hired Kevin Lima to direct the feature Monkeys of Mumbai. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Lima’s credits include both animation and live action. He began his film career an animator at Disney, designing characters for films like Oliver & Co. and The Little Mermaid, before directing the [...]
The SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival has announced its interactive sessions spotlighting some of the most innovative talent and projects in animation and visual effects. “Once again, the content in the Computer Animation Festival offers something of interest to just about everyone – from industry newbies to veterans,” said Joshua Grow, [...]
The robots in disguise remained the top draw at the box office for the second week in a row as Transformers: Dark of the Moon became the year’s top-grossing movie. Based on the Hasbro toys and classic 1980s animated TV series, the third film in Michael Bay’s Transformers series grossed [...]
Paramount Pictures is getting into the cartoon game, announcing plans for an in-house animation division that will roll out its first title in 2014. Chairman and CEO Brad Grey said the initiative was part of the studio’s long-term strategy for growth and that the new division, called Paramount Animation, will [...]
We might need to roll out a new definition for blockbuster and call it Transformers: Dark of the Moon. The movie, based on the Hasbro toys and classic 1980s animated TV series, had an incredible debut at the box office, taking in $116 million in domestic ticket sales over the [...]
Disney-Pixar’s Cars 2 raced to a strong finish in its opening weekend with $68 million in ticket sales, handily beating out its predecesor. The opening weekend gross for the film handily beat out the $60 million opening weekend take for 2006′s Cars, as well as the openings for fellow Pixar [...]
Pixar is ready to race back into theaters this weekend with the release of its long-awaited sequel, Cars 2. The feature, directed by Pixar and Disney Animation creative chief John Lasseter, is set to roar into more than 4,100 cinemas — many of them in stereoscopic 3D and 3D IMAX. [...]
The full theatrical trailer and a new poster for DreamWorks Animation’s Puss in Boots has dropped. Take a look: Puss in Boots spins out of the Shrek franchise, and features Antonio Banderas reprising his role as the voice of Puss. He’s joined by Salma Hayek, Zach Galifianakis, Billy Bob Thornton [...]