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District Judge Lucy Koh rejects the requests of Disney, DreamWorks, Pixar, Sony and other Hollywood studios to dismiss claims the companies violated antitrust laws by conspiring to suppress the wages of animation and VFX artists.
George Lucas, Danny Elfman, Susan Lucci, Andreas Deja and other remarkable contributors to be celebrated in a special awards ceremony hosted by Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger on Friday, August 14.
Lawsuit contended that the roots of the anti-poaching agreements went back to the mid-1980s, when George Lucas and Ed Catmull agreed to not raid each other’s employees.
StudioCanal’s ‘Paddington’ remains in second place domestically with $8.51 million; Disney’s Marvel-inspired ‘Big Hero 6’ holds onto first place in Japan.
U.K. feature ‘Paddington’ remains the family offering of choice, coming in third place with $12.4 million, while the George Lucas-produced ‘Strange Magic’ debuts in seventh place with $5.5 million.
Inspired by Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night's Dream,’ new animated feature created and executive produced by George Lucas will be released by Touchstone Pictures on January 23.
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.
Previous winners of the VES Lifetime Achievement Award include James Cameron, Steven Spielberg, Ray Harryhausen, George Lucas, Robert Zemeckis, John Dykstra and Frank Marshall & Kathleen Kennedy.
Inspired by Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night's Dream,’ new animated feature will be released by Touchstone Pictures on January 23, 2015.
Inspired by Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night's Dream,’ new animated feature is a madcap fairy tale musical from a story by George Lucas.
A new class-action suit is filed in Washington courts contending that studios such as The Walt Disney Co. and DreamWorks Animation conspired to suppress wages via “non-poaching” agreements.
'Star Wars' filmmaker George Lucas to receive honorary membership in the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, the highest accolade handed out by the global engineers society and standards-setting body.
Emails and court documents from the Silicon Valley “Techtopus” wage-fixing cartel class action lawsuit show that Sony Pictures Animation resisted efforts made by other studios to keep wages down.
Court documents from the Silicon Valley “Techtopus” wage-fixing cartel class action lawsuit show the involvement of Hollywood studios, including Disney, Pixar and DreamWorks Animation.