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A Tomboy and Her Yeti: ‘Abominable’ Charms Audiences Across the East-West Divide

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 1:48pm

The Annie and Critics’ Choice Award-nominated feature from DreamWorks Animation and Pearl Studio shows that in the right hands, a U.S. / China co-production can resonate with all audiences and find international success.

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DreamWorks Animation and Pearl Studio’s ‘Abominable’ Now Available on Digital

 

Nominated for four Annie Awards, the film about a young city girl who helps a mysterious Yeti elude captors and travel 2,000 miles to reach his Himalayan home, will also be released on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD on December 17.

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Writer and Director Jill Culton Talks ‘Abominable’

By Dan Sarto | Monday, October 14, 2019 at 4:58pm

DreamWorks Animation and Pearl Studio’s just released US-China co-production shows animation’s true power to cross cultural boundaries with an entertaining, relatable and emotional story.

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DreamWorks Animation Makes $50 Million Settlement in Hollywood Studio Antitrust Lawsuit

Comcast-owned studio reaches a settlement in the class-action lawsuit filed in December 2014 claiming it and other Hollywood studios violated antitrust laws by conspiring to suppress the wages of animation and VFX artists.

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China Launching Probe Into DreamWorks Animation-Comcast Sale

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.

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DreamWorks Animation: Ann Daly Out, Bonnie Arnold & Mireille Soria In

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.

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DreamWorks Animation Sale Finalized, Katzenberg Sees $391M Payday

Former DWA CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg bids staffers goodbye, walking away with more than 10 times the compensation than the next-highest-ranking studio employee, studio president Ann Daly.

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Jeffrey Katzenberg Sued for Possible Side Deal in Comcast-DreamWorks Animation Merger

Class-action lawsuit filed by minority DWA shareholder Ann Arbor City Employees Retirement Systems seeks a share of the profits from an alleged side deal that took place as part of the $3.8 billion merger deal back in April.

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Jeffrey Katzenberg Presented with Annecy’s First-Ever Golden Ticket

First-ever Golden Ticket grants the studio head with a lifetime pass to the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, now underway in France.

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Disney, DreamWorks Animation Appealing Hollywood Studio Antitrust Lawsuit

New petition raises questions about the statute of limitations for the class-action lawsuit alleging that studios violated antitrust laws by conspiring to suppress the wages of animation and VFX artists via non-poaching agreements.

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Sony Joins Blue Sky in Settlement of Hollywood Studio Antitrust Lawsuit

Settlement in a class-action lawsuit alleging that Sony and other studios violated antitrust laws by conspiring to suppress the wages of animation and VFX artists via non-poaching agreements will see a payout of roughly $13 million to the initial plaintiffs and other class members.

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Blue Sky Reaches Settlement in Hollywood Studio Antitrust Lawsuit

Settlement provides for a cash payment of almost $6 million, with $10,000 for each of the named plaintiffs; hearing on the proposed settlement is scheduled for June 16.

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DreamWorks Animation Reports Outstanding Q4, Year-End Earnings for 2015

Jeffrey Katzenberg-led animation studio reports revenues of $319 million, with $48 million in net income to cap year of restructuring; stock earnings of 55 cents per share exceed analyst expectations of just 16 cents.

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DreamWorks Animation Appoints Katie O’Connell Marsh Head of Live-Action TV

Former Gaumont International Television executive to oversee the expansion of DWA’s television business into the live-action genre.

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Oriental DreamWorks Names Peilin Chou Head of Feature Animation

Former Spike TV exec previously served as director of development at Nicklelodeon and worked as a development executive at Walt Disney Animation Studios as part of the team that oversaw ‘Mulan,’ ‘Toy Story’ and ‘Hercules.’

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DreamWorks Animation Reports Strong Q3 Earnings Driven by ‘Home’

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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Hollywood Studio Antitrust Lawsuit Back in Play

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.

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