| Dec 10, 2012
| 7:24 AM
DreamWorks Animation -- the Glendale studio that created the "Shrek" "Kung Fu Panda" and "Madagascar" movies -- on Sunday named former J.C. Penney President Michael Francis to the newly created position of chief global brand officer.
Calling it one...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 12:39 PM
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...
| Nov 16, 2010
| 7:22 PM
For Glendale resident Douglas Rogers, life took an animated turn in 1998 when he was hired as art director for "Shrek."
"I had come to Los Angeles to do 'Othello' at the Shakespeare Festival. Jeffrey Katzenburg (producer of 'Shrek' and DreamWorks...
| 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,...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 4:39 PM
When the Disney folks decided to drop the last two words from the title “John Carter of Mars,” they were left with the blandest, least informative name of any big-budget film in living memory. Sure, “Shrek” and “Forrest Gump&...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 4:03 PM
I have three words for Glendale Unified School District officials and those parents who seek to ban Truman Capote’s masterpiece “In Cold Blood” from being added to the English curriculum.
Get. Over. It.
Yes, the novel depicts an almost...
| 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 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...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 4:40 PM
DreamWorks Animation on Friday announced plans to build a studio in Shanghai, in what the Glendale-based company billed as a landmark agreement with two state-owned Chinese media companies.
The creator of the "Shrek" movies said it was forming Oriental...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 7:24 AM
DreamWorks Animation is joining Wal-Mart's disc-to-digital service as it launches today.
The Glendale studio will make all of its previously released DVDs, including the "Shrek" and "Madagascar" series and "How to Train Your Dragon," available for...
| Nov 23, 2010
| 7:43 PM
Warner Bros. on Monday recalled collectible glasses depicting Superman and other characters after a study found the glasses contain dangerous levels of lead.
The announcement came after the Associated Press reported that the collectible drinking...