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  • DreamWorks Animation licenses characters for Russia theme parks

    DreamWorks Animation licenses characters for Russia theme parks
    DreamWorks Animation SKG is licensing its movie characters for various theme parks being developed in Russia, an increasingly important market for the Glendale-based studio. The creator of the "Shrek," "Madagascar" and "Kung Fu Panda" franchises said it...
  • DreamWorks Animation pushes 'Mr. Peabody & Sherman' to March 2014

    DreamWorks Animation pushes 'Mr. Peabody & Sherman' to March 2014
    DreamWorks Animation said Tuesday night that it is pushing back the release date for its animated movie "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" by four months. The Glendale studio said it was changing the release date for the film from Nov. 1 to March 7, 2014, at the...
  • Glendale-based DreamWorks Animation plans staff cuts

    Glendale-based DreamWorks Animation plans staff cuts
    DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., the Glendale-based entertainment company led by Hollywood film veteran Jeffrey Katzenberg, is expected to lay off up to 20% of its 2,200-employee workforce, following a decision to shelve production of the movie "Me and My...
  • Entertainment industry jobs grow 3.7%

    Entertainment industry jobs grow 3.7%
    The Hollywood jobs picture continued to improve last year. Employment in Los Angeles' entertainment industry climbed nearly 4% in 2012, reflecting an upswing in feature film production in the fourth quarter and a surge in commercial shoots, which climbed...
  • DreamWorks Animation ranked 12th best company to work for in U.S.

    DreamWorks Animation ranked 12th best company to work for in U.S.
    Hollywood studios aren't known as easy places to work. But DreamWorks Animation once again has made Fortune magazine's list of the 100 best employers. The Glendale studio behind the "Shrek," "Kung Fu Panda" and "Madagascar" movies ranked 12th in the...
  • DreamWorks' WikiLeaks movie 'The Fifth Estate' starts production

    DreamWorks' WikiLeaks movie 'The Fifth Estate' starts production
    DreamWorks Studios has begun filming the “The Fifth Estate,” a movie about the controversial founder of WikiLeaks. The film, which will be released in the U.S. on Nov. 15 through Disney's Touchstone label, began principal photography last week...
  • Griffith Park was the most popular film location again in 2012

    Griffith Park was the most popular film location again in 2012
    Griffith Park, Point Dume, the 6th Street Bridge near downtown L.A. and a former community hospital in Boyle Heights reputed to be haunted ranked among the most popular film locations in 2012, according to a new survey. Eight of the top 10 sites for...
  • Analyst predicts $96-million write-down on 'Rise of the Guardians'

    Analyst predicts $96-million write-down on 'Rise of the Guardians'
    DreamWorks Animation may end up losing nearly $100 million on its recent holiday release "Rise of the Guardians." That's the sobering prediction of Lazard Capital Markets analyst Barton Crockett.  In a research note on Wednesday, Crockett said he expects...
  • DreamWorks Animation sends its characters to Macao

    DreamWorks Animation sends its characters to Macao
    DreamWorks Animation is placing another bet in China. The Glendale studio is partnering with one of Asia's largest resort operators to bring its characters to  Macao. Dreamworks has signed a deal with Sands China, a subsidiary of the company that...
  • DreamWorks Animation beats expectations despite 40% profit drop

    DreamWorks Animation beats expectations despite 40% profit drop
    DreamWorks Animation posted a nearly 40% drop in profit in the first quarter while revenue remained virtually flat. For the three months ended March 31, the Glendale studio posted net income of $5.6 million, or 7 cents a share, on revenue of $135 million....
  • Oriental DreamWorks and Chinese partners announce Tibet movie

    Oriental DreamWorks and Chinese partners announce Tibet movie
    Filmmakers doing business in China are often advised to avoid the three Ts, as in Taiwan, Tibet and Tiananmen Square. But that warning doesn't apply if you happen to be Jeffrey Katzenberg, the animation mogul who has been at the forefront of Hollywood's...
  • DreamWorks Animation shares fall after 'Rise of the Guardians' poor debut

    DreamWorks Animation shares fall after 'Rise of the Guardians' poor debut
    Shares of DreamWorks Animation took a hit in the wake of a poor box office debut for "Rise of the Guardians." DreamWorks' stock fell as much as 5.8% on Monday after some analysts warned that the Glendale-based studio could be forced to take a...