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  • DreamWorks Animation posts big loss in fourth quarter

    DreamWorks Animation posts big loss in fourth quarter
    DreamWorks Animation posted a loss of $263.2 million in the fourth quarter, as the company was buffeted by restructuring costs and impairment charges from its recent film releases. The Glendale studio said it lost $3.08 cents per share in the quarter...
  • Digital jobs help drive Hollywood employment to highest level in decade

    Digital jobs help drive Hollywood employment to highest level in decade
    A surge in digital entertainment jobs from new online shows on Amazon, YouTube and other new-media outlets has helped drive employment in Hollywood to the highest level in a decade. Some 8,000 new jobs were added to the motion picture and sound...
  • DreamWorks Animation stock drops, logs 52-week low

    DreamWorks Animation stock tumbled after the studio announced layoffs and over $300 million in writedowns and charges. The stock fell $1.95 or 9.5% to $19.27 in trading on Friday. Earlier in the session, DreamWorks stock hit a new 52-week low of $18....
  • Disney animation studio undergoes Pixar-style renovation

    Disney animation studio undergoes Pixar-style renovation
    The story of how Don Hall and Chris Williams, codirectors of the Oscar-nominated animated hit "Big Hero 6," first came to work at Disney almost sounds like something out of a Disney movie. Growing up far removed from Hollywood — Hall in the...
  • 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' wins Annie for best animated feature

    'How to Train Your Dragon 2' wins Annie for best animated feature
    DreamWorks Animation's  "How to Train Your Dragon 2" was named best animated film of 2014 at the 42nd Annie Awards on Saturday evening at UCLA's Royce Hall. The sequel to the 2010 hit about a young Viking teenager and his pet dragon won a total of six...
  • Oscars 2015: Our predictions for animated, foreign and documentary films

    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...
  • DreamWorks' shares fall as investors worry about financial issues

    DreamWorks' shares fall as investors worry about financial issues
    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...
  • DreamWorks announces plan to cut 500 jobs

    DreamWorks announces plan to cut 500 jobs
    DreamWorks Animation announced Thursday that it would cut 500 jobs in the wake of a string of box-office disappointments, the Los Angeles Times reports. The Glendale studio also said it would take a $290-million charge in connection with the layoffs,...
  • DreamWorks' chief creative officer steps down

    DreamWorks' chief creative officer steps down
    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. ...
  • Disney's animation building getting a Pixar face-lift all its own

    Disney's animation building getting a Pixar face-lift all its own
    The story of how Don Hall and Chris Williams, codirectors of the Oscar-nominated animated hit "Big Hero 6," first came to work at Disney almost sounds like something out of a Disney movie. Growing up far removed from Hollywood — Hall in the...
  • DreamWorks Animation's box-office flops may result in 400 job cuts

    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...