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2015 Golden Globe Animated Nominees: LEGO, Robots, Dragons, Boxtrolls, and Dead People

by Ed Liuon December 11, 2014
The 72nd annual Golden Globe nominations have been announced by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. The nominees for Best Animated Feature Film are: The LEGO Movie (Warner Bros) Big Hero 6 (Disney) How to Train Your Dragon 2 (DreamWorks Animation) The Boxtrolls (LAIKA/Focus Features) The Book of Life (Reel FX Creative Studios/20th Century Fox) In […]
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Review: “Penguins of Madagascar” – Good Work, Boys, High One!

by Christopher Glennonon November 28, 2014
The Madagascar franchise is hugely successful for DreamWorks and has been for several years, so it’s no surprise it’s still going. While the original cast has starred in a fairly tightly plotted trilogy of movies, DreamWorks has had to step to the side of that story to keep the series alive in games, specials, and […]

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New Trailer for DreamWorks Animation’s “Home” Released

by Ed Liuon November 25, 2014
20th Century Fox and DreamWorks Animation have released a new trailer for Home, the intergalactic 3D adventure film set for release on March 27, 2015. In addition, a cast chat has been released where the movie’s stars Rihanna and Jim Parsons interview each other. HOME Animation Release: March 27, 2015, in 3D Director: Tim Johnson […]
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Hasbro and DreamWorks Call Off Merger Talks; DreamWorks Stock Drops

by Ed Liuon November 18, 2014
Hasbro has called off talks to acquire DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc., leading to a 14% drop in share price for DreamWorks (eliminating any gains in price made after reports of the merger talks first surfaced). A number of reasons are being cited by news sources, including a negative response from Hasbro shareholders, an insurmountable gap […]

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DreamWorks Animation Reported in Merger Talks with Hasbro and Joint Venture with Hearst

by Ed Liuon November 14, 2014
Various media outlets are reporting that toymaker Hasbro is in talks to buy DreamWorks Animation, SKG, Inc, as well as discussions to turn their AwesomenessTV channel into a joint venture with Hearst. The Hasbro/DreamWorks merger is reported to be at least 60 days away, and the reports state that both sides agree that Jeffrey Katzenberg […]

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“Penguins Of Madagascar” Trailer/Sneak Peek Released

by Alex Beanon October 14, 2014
A new four-minute sneak peek for DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming Penguins of Madagascar [release date: November 26, 2014] has been released: The footage was first screened at the DreamWorks Animation panel at New York Comic Con on October 12, 2014.
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Boss Baby Adds Baldwin And Spacey

by Alex Beanon October 1, 2014
Upcoming Dreamworks Animation movie “Boss Baby” has added Alec Baldwin and Kevin Spacey as dueling baby geniuses with Baldwin collaborating with his older brother to take down an impostor [Spacey] in a story line similar to Stewie of “Family Guy” and his frequent duels with his alter-egos. “Boss Baby” is currently scheduled to be released […]

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DreamWorks Animation in Talks for Acquisition by SoftBank

by Ed Liuon September 29, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter reports that the Japanese conglomerate SoftBank is in talks to acquire DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc., in a deal that would value the animation studio at $3.4 billion, according to an anonymous source. The same source stated that current CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg would sign a five-year contract to stay with the studio, and […]
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DreamWorks Animation’s Kate Swanborg to Deliver Keynote at Power Up Festival on Sept. 24, 2014

by Ed Liuon September 23, 2014
TRAINING DRAGONS AT DREAMWORKS ANIMATION: INNOVATION IN ANIMATION Wednesday, September 24 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Milk Studios (449 14th Street, New York, NY) DreamWorks Animation Trains Dragons using HP Technology. DreamWorks Animation creates high-quality entertainment including amazing, computer generated (CG) animated movies such as How To Train Your Dragon and Madagascar. Since 2001, DreamWorks […]