Former DreamWorks Animation executive to lead the development and production of original material as well as current and future franchises.
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Highly sought-after designation guarantees greater access and a larger revenue share in the world's second biggest film market.
Anywhere from 150 to 400 DWA employees will be getting pink-slipped, with animators, storyboard artists and other production personnel the most likely to be affected.
Oscar nominees for Best Animated Feature and Best Animated Short at the 87th Academy Awards write and call in with their reactions.
Studios file a motion to dismiss proposed class action lawsuit over alleged anti-poaching and wage-fixing deals.
CG-animated sequel written and directed by Dean DeBlois bests Disney’s ‘Big Hero 6,’ Reel FX’s ‘Book of Life,’ LAIKA’s ‘The Boxtrolls’ and Warner Bros.’ ‘The LEGO Movie.’
DreamWorks Animation appoints veteran producers Bonnie Arnold and Mireille Soria as co-presidents of feature animation; Bill Damaschke to step down as Chief Creative Officer.
Peter Jackson’s ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ tops the North American box office for the third consecutive weekend with $21.9 million; new horror entry ‘The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death’ opens in fourth place with $15.1 million.
Peter Jackson's ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ once again rules the North American box office with $54.5 million for the four-day weekend; the New Line and MGM tentpole is on track to eventually cross $1 billion.
Peter Jackson's ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ opens to a massive $90.6 million in North America, while new entries ‘Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb’ and ‘Annie’ both suffer soft starts heading into the year-end holidays.
Ridley Scott’s ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’ easily tops the U.S. box office with a $24.5 million debut; Peter Jackson’s ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ opens in 37 international markets, earning a massive $117.6 million.
To avoid getting caught in the wake of J.J. Abrams' ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens,’ DWA and partner Fox move the animated threequel from December 23, 2015, to March 18, 2016.
Hearst acquires a 25 percent interest in teen-skewed multi-platform media company for a purchase price of $81.25 million.
The nominees for Best Animated Feature Film are Disney’s ‘Big Hero 6,’ Reel FX’s ‘The Book Of Life,’ LAIKA’s ‘The Boxtrolls,’ DreamWorks Animation’s ‘How To Train Your Dragon 2’ and Warner Bros.’ ‘The LEGO Movie.’
With no new wide releases in the U.S. this past weekend, Lionsgate's ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1’ topps the box office for the third time in a row, followed by DreamWorks Animation's ‘Penguins of Madagascar’ and R-rated comedy ‘Horrible Bosses 2.’
Three class-action lawsuits over anti-poaching and wage-fixing deals by Disney, DreamWorks Animation, Sony Pictures Imageworks and other animation studios have been consolidated into a single complaint under the jurisdiction of antitrust federal judge Lucy Koh.
Wall Street analysts predict further losses for DreamWorks Animation following the North American debut of the studio’s ‘Madagascar’ spinoff.
Lionsgate holdover ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1’ is the easy victor at the Thanksgiving box office, topping DreamWorks Animation’s new entry ‘Penguins of Madagascar’ and New Line’s ‘Horrible Bosses 2.’
Best Animated Features nominations include Disney’s ‘Big Hero 6,’ Bill Plympton’s ‘Cheatin,’ DreamWorks Animation’s ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2,’ Cartoon Saloon’s ‘Song of the Sea,’ Reel FX’s ‘The Book of Life,’ LAIKA’s ‘The Boxtrolls,’ Warner Bros.’ ‘The LEGO Movie’ and Studio Ghibli’s ‘The Tale of The Princess Kaguya.’
Lionsgate's ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1’ rules the box office both domestically and overseas, posting the top opening of the year domestically and grossing $275 million worldwide.
Directed by Tom Wheeler and featuring the voices of Bill Murray and Melissa McCarthy, ‘B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations’ was set to debut on June 5, 2015.