CJ E&M Boosts Korea Biz with DreamWorks Characters

Content and media company CJ E&M is expanding its character business in Korea with the successful conclusion of a representation agreement with DreamWorks Animation. The deal will ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Options ‘Cow Boy’ Comic for Series

DreamWorks Animation optioned the Boom! Studios graphic novel Cow Boy for development as a television series. Brendan Hay, who is showrunner on the studio’s Netflix series based ... Continue Reading →
Robin Chandler

Chandler to Head DreamWorks Animation Theatrical Publicity

Former Pixar Animation Studios publicity lead Robin Chandler will join DreamWorks Animation as the studio’s head of theatrical publicity. Chandler, a 25-year industry veteran ... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →
Brad Woods

VIZ Names Brad Woods Chief Marketing Officer

VIZ Media has appointed Brad Woods to the role of Chief Marketing Officer. The seasoned entertainment exec will be responsible for developing a range of marketing and product strategies ... Continue Reading →

‘Mad Max,’ ‘Avengers’ Earn 2nd, 3rd at Weekend B.O.

Mad Max: Fury Road may have come in second at the box office this weekend, but the VFX-heavy and animated features are having some the best runs of the year. Topping the weekend box ... Continue Reading →

Star Voicers Join Graverobber’s ‘Beef Sumo’ Project

Indie shingle Graverobber Productions announces that some of the most prolific actors in the voiceover business have signed on to its popular Kickstarter series project, The Beef Sumo ... Continue Reading →

‘Age of Ultron’ Domestic B.O. Debut Falls Short of First ‘Avengers’

To no one’s surprise, Avengers: Age of Ultron dominated the weekend box office fully and completely. What is a surprise — to some, at least — is that the movie’s $188 ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks’ Q1 Results Edge Out Expectations

First-quarter revenues were up over last year for DreamWorks Animation, which nonetheless reported a net loss of $54.8 million for the quarter including the impact of its recent restructuring ... Continue Reading →