DreamWorks Animation’s feature animation group will be run by co-presidents of feature animation Bonnie Arnold and Mireille Soria, NBCUniversal said today as it unveiled its new exec structure. 780 more words
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UPDATED: DreamWorks Animation shareholders had already cashed in on the sale of the cartoon studio in April, when Comcast’s acquisition brought them $41 a share, a near 50% premium for the company that created “Shrek” and “Kung Fu Panda.” 562 more words
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Comcast Corp. has closed its $3.8 billion acquisition of DreamWorks Animation, four months after announcing its plans to buy the studio.
Dreamworks Animation will become part of the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, which includes Universal Pictures, Fandango and NBCUniversal Brand Development and is headed by Jeff Shell. 211 more words
Comcast has closed its $3.8 billion acquisition of DreamWorks Animation, ending the studio’s 12 years as a publicly traded company. DWA now is part of NBCUniversal’s Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, where it will function alongside Universal Pictures, Fandango, and NBCUniversal Brand Development. 185 more words
As its pending acquisition by Comcast looms in the distance, DreamWorks Animation’s second quarter earnings quietly beat Wall Street projections.
Revenue at the company behind “Shrek” and “How to Train Your Dragon” topped out at $220.9 million, a 29% jump from the $170.8 million it reported in the year-ago period. 260 more words