Cuts come as DWA continues to be integrated into NBCUniversal following its acquisition by Comcast, and just two months after the studio eliminated 200 positions at its Glendale campus and in its distribution and consumer products operations.
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Employees in marketing, distribution, consumer products and finance at DWA’s Glendale Campus to start receiving termination notices as early as this week.
The Chinese Ministry of Commerce is launching an anti-monopoly investigation into Comcast’s $3.8 billion purchase of DreamWorks Animation following complaints that the deal could hurt competition in China.
Co-presidents Bonnie Arnold and Mireille Soria tapped to run DWA’s feature animation group, reporting to Universal Pictures chairman Donna Langley; president Ann Daly to step down.
Multi-talented filmmaker to direct and co-write original animated feature centered on the concept of shadows; Wright to co-write the film with comedian and author David Walliams.
DWA head Jeffrey Katzenberg calls the studio’s second quarter financial results “solid,” bolstered by the theatrical release of ‘Home’ and expansion of the company’s television and new media businesses.
DreamWorks Animation re-sells its 13-acre Glendale campus under a deal worth $15 million to the cash-strapped studio led by Jeffrey Katzenberg.
Women In Animation co-presidents Marge Dean and Kristy Scanlan present findings and host a panel discussion with advisory board members Bonnie Arnold, Margie Cohn, Lenora Hume and Adina Pitt on the state of women in animation.
Annecy International Animation Film Festival gives ladies top billing in 2015, with great support by WIA on all levels of participation.
The new DreamWorks feature animation co-president talks about her role as producer on the studio’s Oscar-nominated hit.
Disney’s ‘Feast,’ directed by Patrick Osborne and produced by Kristina Reed, receives award for Best Animated Short Subject.
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.
Oscar nominees for Best Animated Feature and Best Animated Short at the 87th Academy Awards write and call in with their reactions.
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.’
Award for Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures to be handed out on January 25 at a gala ceremony at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles.
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.
Honorees at the World Animation & VFX Summit in November to include Film Roman founder Phil Roman, DreamWorks Animation producer Bonnie Arnold, director David Silverman, veteran voice actor Jim Cummings, Gotham Group founder Ellen Goldsmith-Vein, and RGH (Rubicon Group Holding) Studio.