| Mar 30, 2015
| 12:13 PM
It was good to be "Home" this past weekend as DreamWorks Animation's new movie starring Rihanna and Jim Parsons claimed the No. 1 spot at the box office, debuting with an estimated $54 million in the U.S. and Canada.
In doing so, the film about a plucky...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 1:40 PM
DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. reported stronger-than-expected profits in the third quarter, fueled by the box-office success of "How to Train Your Dragon 2."
The Glendale-based animation studio earned a profit $11.9 million, or 14 cents a share, on...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 10:09 PM
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...
| May 10, 2014
| 9:39 AM
Still recovering from jet lag after a three-day trip to Australia, India and China, Jeffrey Katzenberg sat in a courtyard next to a duck pond at the Mediterranean-style campus dotted with oaks and olive trees.
The legendary Hollywood mogul, who...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Invitations were sent to 271 individuals to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Thursday. They gain entry to the academy by earning an Oscar nomination, by getting two members to pen recommendations or by receiving an endorsement...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has invited 271 individuals to become members, with the list reflecting the org's determination to bring more diversity to its ranks.
Every year, the list of invitations includes several recent Oscar...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
"How to Train Your Dragon 2" is leading "22 Jump Street" in pre-sales as the two sequels barrel toward what is shaping up to be a fiercely competitive weekend at the box office.
The DreamWorks Animation film about a Viking and his fire-breathing pal is...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 4:12 PM
From the fashionable day-old scruff on Hiccup's 20-year-old Viking chin to the amped-up fire power of Toothless, "How to Train Your Dragon 2" has made good use of the years since the villagers of Berk and the boy who'd rather not be chief first charmed...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 7:00 AM
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After writer-directors Dean DeBlois and Chris Sanders completed "How to Train Your...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 10:45 AM
"Frozen" directors Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee got the news in Spanish Thursday morning that the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. had nominated their film for best animated feature: The two had traveled from Dubai to Mexico City to promote the Walt Disney...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 9:01 AM
"A Letter to Momo," "Despicable Me 2," "Ernest & Celestine," "Frozen," "Monsters University," "The Croods" and "The Wind Rises" have earned nominations for best animated film feature for the 41st Annie Awards.
The Annie Awards, which are presented by...