Stock climbs 14 percent for the Jeffrey Katzenberg-led animation studio as revenues rise to $259 million and DWA revises projection for year to a $30 million profit.
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Sixteen features -- from director Charlie Kaufman’s ‘Anomalisa’ to Studio Ghibli’s ‘When Marnie Was There’ are submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 88th Academy Awards.
The 88th Academy Awards nominations will be announced live on Thursday, January 14, 2016, at 5:30 a.m. PT at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.
SIGGRAPH announces the complete lineup for this year’s Production Sessions program for its 42nd annual conference, set for August 9-13 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
Fred Patten reviews Ramin Zahed’s new coffee-table book detailing the art of DreamWorks Animation’s surprise hit film.
Warner Bros.’ disaster film leads the North American box office with a $53.2 million domestic debut, the highest solo opening ever for star Dwayne Johnson.
Brad Bird’s ‘Tomorrowland’ suffers one of the worst Memorial Day starts in recent history with a $41.7 million North American debut. Meanwhile, ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ speeds past the $100 million mark overseas.
Following the first ‘Avengers’ movie, Marvel’s ‘Age of Ultron’ scores second-biggest sophomore weekend of all time in North America.
Joss Whedon's Marvel tentpole, ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron,’ opens to $191.3 million in North America, the number-two domestic opening of all time behind ‘The Avengers.’
The Jeffrey Katzenberg-led studio exceeds analyst expectations with a 13 percent rise in revenues despite posting a $54.8 million loss for the period ended March 31, 2015.
Universal’s ‘Furious 7’ takes first place at the domestic box office with $18.3 million; a week ahead of its U.S. Marvel tentpole ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ debuts in 44 international markets, earning $201.2 million.
Universal’s ‘Furious 7’ wins its third consecutive weekend at the North American box office this with $29.1 million; jumps the $1 billion mark globally with $1.153 billion in worldwide ticket sales.
The widest release in Universal’s history, ‘Furious 7’ races to a $146.5 million debut at the North American box office and $240.4 million overseas for a massive worldwide launch of $387 million.
Tim Johnson’s ‘Home’ marks the best opening for a DWA film since ‘Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted,’ in 2012, and the third-best showing ever for an original DWA title after ‘Kung Fu Panda’ and ‘Monsters vs. Aliens.’
The veteran DreamWorks Animation director discusses the film’s eight-year journey from children’s book to big screen.
Overseas, DreamWorks Animation’s ‘Home’ opens in nine markets, earning an outstanding $19.2 million debut.
Approximately half of PDI’s 450 workers will lose their jobs; the others will be offered positions at the DWA campus in Glendale.
Studio moving feature production from three films per year down to two; reduction in output will result in a loss of approximately 500 jobs across divisions and locations.
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.
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.
The former Pixar director is busier than ever, completing his next short film ‘Home’ and in the production and pre-production stages of two new projects employing Virtual Reality.
20th Century Fox and DreamWorks Animation release the first trailer for their highly anticipated 3D animated feature film, ‘Home.’