| Jun 18, 2013
| 8:42 AM
In the latest push to expand its television production business, DreamWorks Animation has signed a five-year deal to produce animated television shows for German broadcaster Super RTL.
Under the deal, the creator of the "Shrek," "Kung Fu Panda" and...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 7:52 AM
DreamWorks Animation is turning to the Australian outback for inspiration for its first full-on animated musical.
The Glendale-based studio said it had tapped award-winning composer, actor and writer Tim Minchin to help create a musical project called...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Even as DreamWorks Animation Chief Executive Jeffrey Katzenberg was in China this week crowing about the box office success of "The Croods", Chinese theater owners were ordered by regulators to end the movie's theatrical run two weeks earlier than...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 8:17 AM
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...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 3:08 PM
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....
| May 1, 2013
| 10:08 AM
In a deal that underscores the growing importance of digital platforms for reaching young audiences, DreamWorks Animation said it is acquiring the YouTube teen network AwesomenessTV for $33 million in cash.
Under terms of the agreement, DreamWorks...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 9:50 AM
DreamWorks Animation is moving ahead with a sequel to its prehistoric family comedy "The Croods," according to a spokeswoman at the Glendale studio.
Writers-directors Kirk DeMicco and Chris Sanders will return for the second installment, which does...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 8:15 AM
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...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 6:10 PM
Israeli President Shimon Peres is concluding a U.S. visit with a four-day stop in Southern California, where he will meet with entertainment executives and Jewish community leaders.
Other participants will include Michael Oren,Israel'sambassador to the...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 6:37 PM
The Glendale City Council this week unanimously approved spending $800,000 on two bridges, one of which will connect the Glendale Narrows Riverwalk to the other side of the Los Angeles River and an expanse of parkland there.
The riverwalk has been...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Steven Spielberg's struggling DreamWorks Studios has gotten a new lease on life thanks to a $200-million investment from its primary financier, India's Reliance Entertainment, said a person with knowledge of the matter unauthorized to speak publicly.
| Apr 11, 2012
| 7:20 AM
Walt Disney Co. said it would join an initiative to develop China's animation industry, marking the latest push by Hollywood to expand into the world's most populous country.
The agreement announced Tuesday unites the Burbank entertainment giant with...