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The legendary Disney writer and director, who’s currently serving as a Distinguished Artist in Residence at Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Chapman University, talks about his 40-year career and the future of animation.
Numerous media outlets are posting reports Jeffrey Katzenberg’s streaming entertainment company has not found a buyer and will close its doors after just seven months of operation.
Clay-based stop-motion series chronicles the strangely relatable lives of suburban anthropomorphic blobs.
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.
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.
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.
Firm recently bought newly-launched Pearl Studio, formerly known as Oriental DreamWorks, and has stakes in Imagine, CAA and Warner Bros.’ Flagship Entertainment.
Warner Bros. veteran succeeds DWA founder Jeffrey Katzenberg, who stepped down from his role when the company was bought by Comcast’s NBCUniversal for $3.87 billion in April 2016.
For the directors of DreamWorks Animation’s latest hit animated feature, it’s all about the power of positive…and keeping it ugly cute.
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.
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.
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.
Parent company NBCUniversal will reportedly greenlight two DWA films a year, beginning in 2019 with ‘Shrek 5,’ and ‘Shadows’ from Edgar Wright and David Walliams.
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.
First-ever Golden Ticket grants the studio head with a lifetime pass to the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, now underway in France.
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.
Jeffrey Katzenberg-led studio reports revenue increase of 14 percent to $190 million with segment gross profits improving 31 percent to $70 million
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.
Illumination Entertainment CEO Chris Meledandri to oversee DreamWorks Animation; Jeffrey Katzenberg to serve as chairman of a new entity called DreamWorks New Media.
Jeffrey Katzenberg-led studio and Universal-owned Illumination Entertainment to remain separate brands if a $3 billion deal with parent company Comcast goes through.
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.
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.