The first two projects to emerge from DWA’s shorts program, Oscar-shortlisted films showcase the breadth and depth of talent and technology the studio wields.
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Directors Pierre Perifel, JP Sans and Liron Topaz delve into the making of their CG-animated short ‘Bilby’ -- including the use of the studio’s new Moonray light rendering engine -- in a new exclusive video and accompanying Q&A.
The program’s first productions -- ‘Bird Karma’ and ‘Bilby’ -- opened and closed this year’s Annecy International Animation Festival.
Composer and lyricist behind Broadway hit ‘Matilda the Musical’ no longer directing Australian-themed animated feature set for release in 2018.
Bonnie Arnold to serve as president of DWA; Soria to remain with the studio as a producer of the ‘Madagascar’ franchise.
‘How To Train Your Dragon 3’ delayed to March 1, 2019; Oriental DreamWorks feature ‘Everest’ set for September 27, 2019.
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.
Employees in marketing, distribution, consumer products and finance at DWA’s Glendale Campus to start receiving termination notices as early as this week.
Approximately half of PDI’s 450 workers will lose their jobs; the others will be offered positions at the DWA campus in Glendale.