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Katzenberg Is CinemaCon’s Pioneer of the Year

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 ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Joins Wal-Mart’s Disc-to-Digital Service

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Katzenberg’s Compensation Dropped 40.5% in 2011

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 ... Continue Reading →
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IndyCar to Give Boost to DreamWorks’ ‘Turbo’

IndyCar, the sanctioning body for the IZOD IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights, and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, has announced a movie-themed collaboration with DreamWorks ... Continue Reading →
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Brenda Chapman and the See-Through Ceiling

When early press started coming out about Brave, Disney/Pixar’s summer 2012 release, a lot of it centered on the fact that it was the studio’s first feature film to be directed ... Continue Reading →
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Pocahontas and The Mouse’s Gong Show

Every aspect of creating an animated feature takes time, except, arguably, for one: the greenlighting of an idea. Back in the days when the Walt Disney Studio was just about the only ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Lands on Fortune’s Best 100 List

DreamWorks Animation is the sole entertainment company on this year’s annual Fortune list of 100 Best Companies to Work For. The studio, which took the 10th spot last year, ranked ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Stock Slips After Goldman Sachs Downgrade

DreamWorks Animation’s stock troubles continued this week as Goldman Sachs downgraded the company’s stock to sell based on weak ticket sales for Puss in Boots and soft DVD ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Magazine’s Oscar Watch [Part 1 of 4]

Early award season watchers seem to be unable (or unwilling) to pick frontrunners in the animation race this year. But most of them have high hopes for a certain Belgian boy reporter ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Animation Extends Globe’s Contract

DreamWorks Animation has extended the employment contract of chief marketing officer Anne Globe. She will continue to have responsibility for all global marketing activity, including ... Continue Reading →