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  • DreamWorks Animation sale could help it at box office, analysts say

    DreamWorks Animation has evolved from a fledgling studio into a $700-million-a-year multimedia powerhouse, but Wall Street analysts said Sunday that the proposed acquisition by Japanese telecommunications giant SoftBank Corp. could help the studio weather...
  • Japan's SoftBank in talks to buy DreamWorks: source

    Japan's SoftBank in talks to buy DreamWorks: source
    Japan's SoftBank Corp is in talks to acquire DreamWorks Animation SKG , the Hollywood studio behind the "Shrek" and "Madagascar" movie hits, a person with knowledge of the situation said. An acquisition of DreamWorks by SoftBank would make it part of a...
  • Analysts Mostly Warm to Possible SoftBank-DreamWorks Animation Tie-up

    HONG KONG -- SoftBank shares in Tokyo finished down 1.2% at JPY7,807 in trading on Monday, the first trading session since it emerged that the Japanese software to phones giant is in talks to buy DreamWorks Animation. While that was a decline on a day...
  • DreamWorks Animation's Stock Soars on Sale Talk

    Softbank's $3.4 billion play for DreamWorks Animation has sent the entertainment company's stock soaring. Shares of the film and television studio were up more than 20% in pre-market trading and were up 17.44% to $26.26 T 10:20. Softbank is a Japanese...
  • DreamWorks Animation in talks to sell to Japan's SoftBank

    DreamWorks Animation, the studio behind the "Shrek," "Kung Fu Panda" and "Madagascar" movies, is in talks to sell the company to Japanese telecommunications firm SoftBank Corp., according to a personĀ  familiar with the talks. Jeffrey Katzenberg, chief...
  • Kathryn Bigelow Decries 'Last Days' of the African Elephant

    "When you buy something made of ivory, where does the money go?" asks an onscreen question at the start of Kathryn Bigelow's "Last Days," a remarkable three-minute PSA on the subject of elephant poaching and the illegal ivory trade that premiered on...
  • Why Japan's Softbank Needs to Buy DreamWorks Animation (Analysis)

    With its former focus on software wholesaling and its makeover as a technology investment holding company, Japan's Softbank has rarely been sexy enough to make the front pages of the entertainment press. Now the company's mooted bid for DreamWorks...
  • DreamWorks Animation Stock Plummets; Analysts Urge Studio to Lower Costs

    After a disappointing second quarter earnings call Tuesday, it has become clear to analysts that DreamWorks Animation must alter the way it does business. "I have no issue with the creative, DreamWorks Animation films are great," said David Miller of...
  • DreamWorks Animation in Glendale reports $15-million loss in second quarter

    DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. posted a $15.4-million loss in the second quarter after the company saw lower-than-expected box-office results for its latest movie, "How to Train Your Dragon 2." The Glendale company reported a loss of of $15.4 million, or...
  • Physicists, others using science to help art of film animation

    Physicists, others using science to help art of film animation
    In a small, utilitarian office in Glendale, Ron Henderson methodically jotted down equations for Isaac Newton's Three Laws of Motion on a whiteboard next to his desk. The equations, the physicist explained, are the mathematical building blocks for...
  • 20th Century Fox Crosses $1 Billion at 2014 Domestic Box Office

    The domestic box office is mired in a slump, but it's been a great summer for 20th Century Fox, which became the first studio to cross the $1 billion mark Stateside this year. It got there on the strength of hits such as "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,"...