| Feb 26, 2015
| 3:22 PM
An investment arm of SunTrust Banks Inc. has acquired DreamWorks Animation's plush, Tuscany-style campus in Glendale.
In a regulatory filing on Thursday, DreamWorks Animation disclosed that SunTrust Equity Funding had signed an agreement earlier this...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 2:26 PM
Adam Goodman is leaving his job as the president of Paramount Pictures' film group, according to an internal memo from the studio's Chairman and Chief Executive Brad Grey.
In the note to staff obtained by The Times, Grey said Goodman is...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 7:30 AM
Three films considered surefire Oscar nominees — "The Lego Movie," "Life Itself" and "Force Majeure" — didn't find favor with the academy in, respectively, the animation, documentary and foreign-language categories. How do those races shake...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 1:42 PM
Stung by a series of box office misfires and failed sale attempts, DreamWorks Animation plans a substantial number of layoffs, two people familiar with the matter said.
In a move to cut operating costs, the Glendale studio intends to significantly reduce...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 4:00 AM
DreamWorks Animation SKG, the upstart studio that once rivaled Walt Disney Studios in mining box-office gold from animated features, is embarking on a fresh round of layoffs following a string of disappointing releases.
DreamWorks is looking to shave as...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 1:58 PM
DreamWorks Animation announced Thursday that it would cut 500 jobs in the wake of a string of box-office disappointments.
The Glendale studio also said it would take a $290-million charge in connection with the layoffs, which will cut across all...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 5:00 AM
DreamWorks Animation's plans to lay off 500 people, overhaul management and release fewer movies was intended to reassure investors that the struggling Glendale studio was taking steps to right itself.
But the moves had the opposite effect on Wall...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 10:19 AM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences nominated "Big Hero 6," "The Boxtrolls," "How to Train Your Dragon 2," "The Tale of The Princess Kaguya" and "Song of the Sea" for best animated feature, a diverse list of films which nevertheless omits a...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 12:26 PM
Mere minutes after the curtain came down on the 72nd Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, celebrities began streaming into a post-show bash staged by Weinstein Co. and Netflix in a massive tent beside the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
Amy Adams arrived, Darren Le...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 5:55 PM
DreamWorks Animation announced that its chief creative officer Bill Damaschke will step down from his position as veteran producers Bonnie Arnold and Mireille Soria transition into co-presidents of feature animation, according to the Los Angeles Times. ...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 7:00 AM
After a recent screening of "The Boxtrolls," a child approached animator Travis Knight to say he loved the movie because "it was the weirdest thing I've ever seen."
For Knight, president and CEO of Laika, a stop-motion animation company based outside of...