DreamWorks Animation

Pearl & DreamWorks’ ‘Everest’ Retitled ‘Abominable’

Recently redubbed Pearl Studio and production partner DreamWorks Animation announced that the upcoming animated Yeti feature Everest has been retitld, and will now release as Abominable. ... Continue Reading →
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China’s CMC Buys Out Oriental DreamWorks, Now Pearl Studio

CMC Capital Partners (previously China Media Capital), China’s leading investor in media/entertainment and additional sectors, has announced it is leading its existing China consortium ... Continue Reading →
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Peilin Chou Upped to CCO of Oriental DreamWorks; 5 Films Announced

Oriental DreamWorks has promoted Peilin Chou to the post of Chief Creative Officer and revealed five new feature film projects in the works. Chou had previously been Head of Creative ... Continue Reading →
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‘Office’ Creator Ricky Gervais Joins Bron’s ‘The Willoughbys’

Canadian studio Bron Animation has signed on Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning series creator, writer and actor Ricky Gervais (Special Correspondents, The Office, Derek) to narrate its ... Continue Reading →
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Original Force Taps GFM to Take ‘Duck Duck Goose’ Global

Original Force Animation co-Presidents Sandra Rabins and Penney Finkelman Cox, and CEO/Founder Harley Zhao, have appointed GFM Animation and GFM Films to handle international sales ... Continue Reading →
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VIEW Speaker Spotlight: Maureen Fan, Troy Saliba, David Feiss

This year’s VIEW Conference in Torino, Italy is jam-packed with fascinating speaker sessions, as previously announced. With the dates drawing near (October 24-28), here’s further ... Continue Reading →
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Fox & Blue Sky Adapting ‘Frogkisser!’ as Hybrid Flick

Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios will be producing a live-action/animation musical feature based on Garth Nix’s upcoming book, Frogkisser! — a tongue-in-cheek take on the ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation Summit: Creatives Talk ‘The Prophet’

Animation professionals from around the world gathered to hear the first panel of November 2 at the World Animation and VFX Summit at the California Yacht Club in Marina del Rey, CA. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Open Season: Scared Silly’ Set for March

Just in time for Open Season’s 10th anniversary, Sony Pictures Animation will release a new CG feature for the franchise on disc and digital platforms. Open Season: Scared Silly will ... Continue Reading →
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Starz Presents Animated Double Features

Starz Kids & Family will present a monthlong “Amazing Animation” double feature lineup starting Saturday, August 1 at 6 p.m. ET/PT. Ten kid-friendly titles are scheduled, with ... Continue Reading →