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'Kung Fu Panda 3' To Get China Co-Production Status

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


Wall Street Goes Negative on DreamWorks Animation's Reorganization Plans

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


DreamWorks Animation cuts back to two films a year, delays 'How to Train Your Dragon 3'

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


End of an Era for PDI as DreamWorks Animation Closes Studio

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


Jeffrey Katzenberg on DWA's Cutbacks: '3 Films a Year Was Too Ambitious'

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 Cutting 500 Jobs; Dawn Taubin and Mark Zoradi Exiting

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