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  • SunTrust buys DreamWorks Animation property

    SunTrust buys DreamWorks Animation property
    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...
  • Adam Goodman out as Paramount film president, offered production deal

    Adam Goodman out as Paramount film president, offered production deal
    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...
  • 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 Animation plans substantial layoffs

    DreamWorks Animation plans substantial layoffs
    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...
  • 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...
  • DreamWorks Animation 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 Glendale studio also said it would take a $290-million charge in connection with the layoffs, which will cut across all...
  • 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...
  • Oscar nominations 2015: Broad animation field leaves out 'Lego Movie'

    Oscar nominations 2015: Broad animation field leaves out 'Lego Movie'
    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...
  • Golden Globes: Stars relax at Harvey Weinstein's after-party

    Golden Globes: Stars relax at Harvey Weinstein's after-party
    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...
  • 'Boxtrolls' illustrates how animation houses are playing a new 'toon

     'Boxtrolls' illustrates how animation houses are playing a new 'toon
    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...
  • 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...