China’s State General Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (SAPPRFT) has confirmed on its website that DreamWorks Animation’s Kung Fu Panda 3 will receive official co-production status. 161 more words
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Wall Street isn’t reacting well to DreamWorks Animation’s corporate reorganization and plans to release two films a year.
Shares of the toon studio fell 12.3% in after-hours trading Thursday, on DWA chief Jeffrey Katzenberg’s decision to lay off 500 employees, including head of marketing Dawn Taubin and COO Mark Zoradi, and shutter its PDI/DreamWorks facility in northern California. 368 more words
Wall Street appears to be largely unimpressed with DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg’s vow last night to boost profitability by making fewer films with fewer people… 624 more words
How to Train Your Dragon 3 is just one of many DreamWorks Animation films being pushed back as it cuts down its feature film production from three films a year, to two. 186 more words
It’s a bittersweet moment to be at PDI/DreamWorks.
Just after celebrating DWA’s Golden Globe win and an Oscar nomination for “How to Train Your Dragon 2,” the Redwood City, Calif.-based animation studio that DreamWorks Animation acquired in 2000 is being shut down as part of a major reorganization by its parent company after a string of box office disappointments have taken a creative and financial toll. 372 more words
DreamWorks Animation’s goals may have been a little too lofty when it announced plans to start releasing three films a year, admits company chief Jeffrey Katzenberg. 887 more words
DreamWorks Animation is cutting approximately 500 jobs across all locations and divisions of the studio as Jeffrey Katzenberg looks to turn the company’s projects and profit margins around after a string of disappointments at the box office. 867 more words