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  • Self-Control is Killing Japanese Movie Prospects

    TOKYO - A predictable handful of Japanese movies each year receive regular slots in international film festivals, especially if the films are made by such established auteurs such as Hirokazu Kore'eda, or Naomie Kawase, or by mavericks Takashi Miike and...
  • Hillary Clinton to attend fundraiser hosted by Jeffrey Katzenberg

    Hillary Clinton to attend fundraiser hosted by Jeffrey Katzenberg
    While he negotiates the possible sale of his studio, Jeffrey Katzenberg isn't retreating from his role as Hollywood's chief fundraiser for Democratic Party. Katzenberg, chief executive of DreamWorks Animation, will co-host a fundraiser for Senate...
  • Samuel Goldwyn Foundation Makes $6 Million Gift to MPTF

    The Samuel Goldwyn Foundation is giving a $6 million gift to the Motion Picture and Television Fund. The money will establish The Samuel Goldwyn, Jr. Center for Behavioral Health on MPTF's Woodland Hills campus along with boosting the endowment fund at...
  • AwesomenessTV's Big Frame Hires Larry Shapiro, Fullscreen Head of Talent (Exclusive)

    Larry Shapiro, head of talent at YouTube multichannel network Fullscreen, is jumping ship to Big Frame, the MCN now owned by DreamWorks Animation's AwesomenessTV, Variety has learned. At Big Frame, Shapiro will work with founder Sarah Penna to sign deals...
  • Netflix Orders 'Winx Club' Spinoff, as Streamer Keeps Up Kidvid Splurge

    Netflix, in another move to bulk up on original children's programming, has ordered two seasons of "Winx Club WOW: World of Winx," a spinoff of the "Winx Club" Italian toon franchise, in which girls embark on magical journeys looking for talented kids....
  • DreamWorks Animation in Talks to Sell to Japan's SoftBank

    DreamWorks Animation could soon have a new owner in Japan's SoftBank. Jeffrey Katzenberg is in talks to sell his toon studio to the conglomerate. The deal would value DWA at around $3.4 billion, according to The Hollywood Reporter, which first reported...
  • DreamWorks Animation in talks to sell to Japan's SoftBank

    DreamWorks Animation, the studio behind the "Shrek," "Kung Fu Panda" and "Madagascar" movies, is in talks to sell the company to Japanese telecommunications firm SoftBank Corp., according to a person  familiar with the talks. Jeffrey Katzenberg, chief...
  • Kathryn Bigelow Decries 'Last Days' of the African Elephant

    "When you buy something made of ivory, where does the money go?" asks an onscreen question at the start of Kathryn Bigelow's "Last Days," a remarkable three-minute PSA on the subject of elephant poaching and the illegal ivory trade that premiered on...
  • Why Japan's Softbank Needs to Buy DreamWorks Animation (Analysis)

    With its former focus on software wholesaling and its makeover as a technology investment holding company, Japan's Softbank has rarely been sexy enough to make the front pages of the entertainment press. Now the company's mooted bid for DreamWorks...
  • DreamWorks Animation sale could help it at box office, analysts say

    DreamWorks Animation has evolved from a fledgling studio into a $700-million-a-year multimedia powerhouse, but Wall Street analysts said Sunday that the proposed acquisition by Japanese telecommunications giant SoftBank Corp. could help the studio weather...
  • Japan's SoftBank in talks to buy DreamWorks: source

    Japan's SoftBank in talks to buy DreamWorks: source
    Japan's SoftBank Corp is in talks to acquire DreamWorks Animation SKG , the Hollywood studio behind the "Shrek" and "Madagascar" movie hits, a person with knowledge of the situation said. An acquisition of DreamWorks by SoftBank would make it part of a...