DreamWorks Animation stock slides sharply following a $57 million impairment charge against earnings taken by the company due to disappointing box office results for Mr. Peabody and Sherman.
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Nickelodeon’s new take on the classic 'Peter Rabbit' property, produced by Ireland’s Brown Bag Films, leads the animation nominees with eight nods; other top animation nominees include Disney’s ‘Sofia the First,’ the Hub Network’s hybrid ‘The Aquabats! Super Show!’ and Nick’s ‘Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness.’
DreamWorks Animation launches a new YouTube family channel called DreamworksTV overseen by Brian Robbins, founder and CEO of DreamWorks-owned AwesomenessTV.
Time Warner says the performance of two movies -- ‘The LEGO Movie’ and ‘300: Rise of An Empire’ -- helped the company increase first quarter profit by 71%.
Disney and the state-owned Shanghai Shendi Group invest an additional $800 million into the expansion of the Shanghai Disney Resort.
Three-time Oscar nominee Sylvain Comet discusses French stereotypes, animation techniques, and creating his couch gag for ‘The Simpsons.’
The trailer for the upcoming animated series Star Wars Rebels premieres in a global, multiplatform debut on Star Wars Day, Sunday, May 4th -- the unofficial fan-driven holiday celebrating all things Star Wars.
Paramount and Nickelodeon Movies release a second teaser trailer for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles live-action reboot produced by Michael Bay and directed by Jonathan Liebesman.
British actor Bob Hoskins, who played Eddie Valiant in the 1988, live-action/animated hybrid classic ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit,’ dies at the age of 71.
Red Giant Software launches Red Giant Universe, a revolutionary new community with access to an ever-expanding library of new tools and effects for filmmakers and motion graphic artists.
Julie Roy is named Executive Producer at the NFB’s French Animation Studio; Maral Mohammadian and Jelena Popović are named as producers at the English Animation Studio.
MILK scoops up a British Academy Television Craft Award in the Special, Visual & Graphic Effects category for BBC’s Doctor Who 50th Anniversary special: Day of the Doctor.
Scooby-Doo! 13 Spooky Tales: Field of Screams heads to DVD May 13, featuring 13 sports-related episodes.
Samsung and Cheil Worldwide tap Stardust to create a new graphic campaign that explores key features of the latest Samsung Galaxy S5 phone.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment announces the release of The Boondocks: The Complete Series, available on DVD June 24.
Rainbow and Lucky Punch announce new international broadcast deals for the live-action and CGI animated series Mia and me.
Faceware Technologies partners with Binari Sonori to offer a new video-based localization service that provides simultaneous video and voiceover captures.
The Company's first quarter 2014 results include an impairment charge of $57 million related to the performance of 'Mr. Peabody & Sherman' in the worldwide theatrical market.
The cast of Star Wars Episode VII is announced with actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow set to join the original stars of the saga.
Professional organization Women in Animation presents the first event in its new Professional Development Workshop series, “Contracts, Copyrights, and Trademarks,” on May 6, 2014.
To help celebrate the upcoming DVD release of Adventure Time: The Suitor, AWN is giving away free copies to two lucky Adventure Time fans, courtesy of Cartoon Network.
Warner Bros. confirms plans for a movie based on its iconic super-team, with Man of Steel's Henry Cavill expected to reprise his role as Superman.
Technicolor announces the pre-sale of the children’s animated comedy series Atomic Puppet to France Télévisions.
The second season of Saban Brands’ Julius Jr. is picked up by Nick Jr. with new episodes of the series debuting May 3.