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  • 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...
  • Cannes 2014: When choosing films, festival follows its own formula

    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...
  • Cannes 2014: Gosling, Carell and Kristen Stewart headed to fest

    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 “...
  • Cannes 2014: Watch trailers for 'Homesman,' 'Foxcatcher' and more

    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...
  • 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...
  • Shareholder lawsuit targets DreamWorks Animation

    Shareholder lawsuit targets DreamWorks Animation
    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...
  • DreamWorks Animation appoints new chief financial officer

    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...
  • Jeffrey Katzenberg recalls Robin Williams' brilliance in 'Aladdin'

    Jeffrey Katzenberg recalls Robin Williams' brilliance in 'Aladdin'
    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...
  • DreamWorks Animation hires ex-Disney executive Mark Zoradi as COO

    DreamWorks Animation hires ex-Disney executive Mark Zoradi as COO
    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...
  • Andy Spahn, Jennifer Gonring Partner in Newly Named Firm

    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...
  • Carmel Film Festival to Screen 'Nightcrawler,' 'Whiplash'

    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.,...