Katzenberg, Damaschke to Keynote USC Animation Event

The USC’s School of Cinematic Arts’ John C. Hench Division of Animation & Digital Arts (Hench-DADA) will host the 25th Annual Conference for the Society of Animation ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks and Super RTL Sign Multi-Year Deal

German-based Super RTL, has signed a multi-year output deal with DreamWorks Animation that will see DreamWorks supply the network with around 1,200 hours of programming through 2020. ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Characters to Entertain in Macao

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 ... Continue Reading →

The End of an Era …Yet Again

Last month’s announcement that the Walt Disney Company would no longer pursue traditional feature animation brought some mixed responses among toon heads. For many it was the final ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Announces New Chinese Co-pro ‘Tibet Code’

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 ... Continue Reading →

RealD Showcases New Screen Tech at CinemaCon

RealD is showing off the next wave in theatrical screen technology at the CinemaCon event in Vegas this week, revealing what gave extra oomph to the world premiere of Peter Jackson’s ... Continue Reading →

Animation Stars Drawn to ‘Roger Rabbit’ Reunion

A special screening and 25th Anniversary Reunion of the cast and crew of Robert Zemeckis’ seminal feature Who Framed Roger Rabbit packed the house at the Academy of Motion Pictures ... Continue Reading →

Animated People: Chris Sanders & Kirk DeMicco

In theaters today, DreamWorks Animation’s latest feature The Croods goes back to the basics with a strong family comedy set in a magical, prehistoric period. The world will be watching ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Takes $87 Mil. Write-Down on ‘Guardians’

It looks like Santa, the Easter Bunny and the Tooth Fairy weren’t that nice to DreamWorks this year. The animation studio will take an $87 million write-down on its 2012 box-office ... Continue Reading →

The Elephant Not in the Room (or Anywhere Else)

Last week’s announcement DreamWorks Animation that it was shutting off the lights on its CG/2D mix Me and My Shadow might have surprised some. But it was hardly the first time ... Continue Reading →