| Sep 27, 2014
| 11:47 PM
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...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 9:43 AM
The Cannes Film Festival can certainly welcome, and boost, movies that aim to be Academy Awards players — the festival has premiered at least one best picture nominee in four of the last five years, including "Nebraska" in 2013.
But as it made...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 5:08 AM
A number of high-profile 2014 awards hopefuls -- and an eclectic group of Hollywood stars -- will make their way to the Cannes Film Festival this year, joining the annual parade of global auteurs.
Bennett Miller’s fact-based wrestling tale “...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The Cannes Film Festival has announced its 2014 lineup, showcasing some 49 features from more than 28 countries, with a combination of high-profile awards hopefuls, Hollywood commercial plays and anticipated directorial debuts.
Here's a look at the...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 3:22 PM
DreamWorks Animation has been hit with a shareholder lawsuit alleging the company misled investors about the poor performance of its 2013 movie "Turbo."
Charles Paddock, a DreamWorks shareholder suing on behalf of himself and other investors, alleges...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:50 AM
DreamWorks Animation has appointed a new chief financial officer, in the latest in a series of management changes at the Glendale studio.
Fazal Merchant, a former executive at DirecTV and Barclays Capital, has been tapped as the company's finance...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:53 PM
Robin Williams may have been best known for his roles in such as movies as “Good Morning, Vietnam,” “Dead Poets Society” and “Good Will Hunting.”
But it was his turn as the fast-talking genie in the 1992 Disney...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:12 PM
DreamWorks Animation has promoted Ann Daly to company president and tapped former Disney executive Mark Zoradi as the studio's chief operating officer.
The Glendale company behind the "Shrek," "Kung Fu Panda" and "Madagascar" movies said the...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Andy Spahn, political and philanthropic consultant for clients including Jeffrey Katzenberg and Steven Spielberg, is changing the name of his firm to Gonring, Spahn & Associates, reflecting his partnership with Jennifer Gonring.
Gonring, who has been CEO...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The Carmel International Film Festival has announced the lineup for its 6th edition, which includes Jake Gyllenhaal's "Nightcrawler," Tommy Lee Jones' "The Homesman" and Sundance winner "Whiplash."
The film festival, running Oct. 15-19 in Carmel, Ca.,...