| Feb 27, 2013
| 7:37 AM
DreamWorks Animation SKG said it would take an $87-million charge on last year's holiday movie "Rise of the Guardians," marking the largest write-down the studio has ever taken for one of its own movies.
Analysts had estimated that the studio would take...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 8:41 AM
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...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 7:40 AM
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...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 6:32 PM
Glendale-based DreamWorks Animation on Thursday reported strong fourth-quarter earnings, despite what Chief Executive Jeffrey Katzenberg admitted was an “up-and-down” performance for the studio.
DreamWorks revenues rose to $275.7 million,...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 3:56 PM
Actor Wayne Knight is a veteran of iconic television and major feature films, from playing the evil mailman Newman on “Seinfeld” to the gluttonous villain in Steven Spielberg’s “Jurassic Park.” He’s also a longtime...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 8:14 AM
DreamWorks Animation has ruled out working with Paramount Pictures after next year.
The independent studio behind the "Shrek" and "Kung Fu Panda" movies officially informed Paramount Pictures that it was rejecting an offer to continue their...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 8:04 AM
DreamWorks Animation SKG aims to build an animation studio in Shanghai in a further effort to plumb the vast Chinese economy.
The Glendale-based studio, which recently announced a deal with online video site Youku.com to distribute its "Kung Fu Panda"...
| 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...
| May 23, 2011
| 6:13 PM
A decade after winning an Oscar for the animated film “Shrek,” Glendale’s DreamWorks Animation is preparing to bring the heroic green ogre to the Los Angeles stage.
On Monday, DreamWorks Chief Executive Jeffrey Katzenberg, key members...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 7:35 AM
In a Monday news conference, DreamWorks Animation Chief Executive Jeffrey Katzenberg discussed his company's just-completed distribution deal with Twentieth Century Fox, and praised Fox chairmen Jim Gianopulos and Tom Rothman for building a “world-...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 1:58 PM
DreamWorks Animation has decided not to distribute its own films after its longtime deal with Paramount Pictures expires this fall, and it may strike a new pact with Sony Pictures, according to people close to the negotiations not authorized to speak...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 7:11 AM
A new Chinese joint venture said Monday that the third installment of DreamWorks Animation's "Kung Fu Panda" will be made in China as a co-production, the first for any major Hollywood animated feature film.
"Kung Fu Panda 3," set for worldwide release...