| Dec 18, 2014
| 8:56 AM
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....
| Dec 19, 2014
| 4:00 AM
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...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 11:00 AM
"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...
| 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...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:12 PM
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...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 3:25 PM
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...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 10:53 AM
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...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 3:22 PM
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...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:50 AM
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...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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...