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  • Sony's Amy Pascal meeting with Al Sharpton today over leaked emails

    Sony's Amy Pascal meeting with Al Sharpton today over leaked emails
    Embattled Sony Pictures Entertainment co-Chairman Amy Pascal will meet with the Rev. Al Sharpton in New York on Thursday, a week after she apologized for a leaked email exchange in which she made racially insensitive remarks about President Obama....
  • 'All Hail King Julien' lets the 'Madagascar' rave begin

    All hail "All Hail King Julien," to take the easy (though not critically disingenuous) way in to discussing the latest spinoff from DreamWorks Animation's "Madagascar" franchise. Following the summer bow of "Turbo F.A.S.T.," it's also the second fruit...
  • Box office: 'Hunger Games' tallies $14.5 million on Wednesday

    Box office: 'Hunger Games' tallies $14.5 million on Wednesday
    "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1," the Lionsgate sequel expected to win the Thanksgiving weekend box office race, began its holiday feast early by earning a studio-estimated $14.5 million on Wednesday, raising its cumulative U.S. and...
  • 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. ...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • Oscars: 20 animated features submitted for consideration

    Oscars: 20 animated features submitted for consideration
    Twenty films have been submitted for consideration in this year's animated feature Oscar category, a large and diverse group that could potentially be winnowed down to five. According to Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences rules, the size of the...
  • Review: 'Penguins of Madagascar'

    Review: 'Penguins of Madagascar'
    Charming in small doses, the "Penguins of Madagascar" prove altogether less irresistible in their feature-length starring debut. The latest example of DreamWorks Animation's franchise mania is a frantic, peppy, in-your-face slice of irreverent toon...
  • 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...
  • 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...