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DreamWorks Animation, Studio Mir Strike TV Cartoon Coproduction Deal

by Todd DuBoison August 28, 2014
DreamWorks Animation has reached a deal with the South Korean animation studio Studio Mir to produce as many as four animated series for television over the next four years, according to the Seoul-based English language newspaper The Korea Herald. Founded in 2011 by Jae Myung Yoo, an animation director for Nickelodeon’s Avatar: The Last Airbender, […]

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Puss In Boots Goes To Singapore

by Alex Beanon August 5, 2014
In a deal with DreamWorks Animation, Universal Parks Singapore will be debuting a special Puss in Boots-themed rollercoaster and stage show at the theme park. The rollercoaster will be called Puss in Boots’ Giant Journey and involve a magic beanstalk wrapped around a giant castle while the 20-minute stage show will be called “The Dance […]
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SEC Hits DreamWorks With Turbo Investigation

by Alex Beanon July 29, 2014
In more financial news, DreamWorks Animation is being investigated by the Securities and Exchange Commission [SEC] after disclosing that they took a $13.5 million hit on last year’s “Turbo” feature film. “Turbo” had a disclosed budget of $135 million but only took in $83 million domestically at the box office. “Turbo” performed much better in […]

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DreamWorks Animation Debuts New Animation Software For Dragon Sequel

by Alex Beanon July 28, 2014
DreamWorks Animation has a slew of new animated films coming out in the next few years and they will all be slated to be made with their new animation software called Apollo, which made its debut with this year’s “How To Train Your Dragon 2” sequel film. The software, in development over the past five […]

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DreamWorks Releases More Details For Its Holiday DreamPlace

by Alex Beanon July 24, 2014
DreamWorks Animation had previously announced plans to feature animated characters from their movies into a holiday experience that they will bring to various shopping malls around the country and now the studio has announced what some of those plans will be, they include: creating a so-called “DreamPlace” holiday town that will house a 2000-square foot […]
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Anna Kendrick Joins Cast of DreamWorks Animation's "Trolls"

by Ed Liuon June 23, 2014
Deadline.com reports that actor Anna Kendrick has been cast as the lead character in DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc.’s upcoming animated musical feature film Trolls, based on the famed trolls doll series. Kendrick will play Poppy, described as “a relentlessly upbeat princess” in the report. The movie is set to be released on November 4, 2016.

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DreamWorks Animation Acquires Felix the Cat, Launches High-Tech Mall Santa

by Ed Liuon June 18, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter has covered DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg’s keynote presentation at Licensing Expo 2014, where he revealed the company’s acquisition of classic cartoon character Felix the Cat and an initiative to launch a high-tech, immersive Santa Claus experience available for deployment to shopping malls starting this year. Katzenberg stated that Felix […]
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"How to Train Your Dragon 2" Takes $50M in Opening Weekend for #2 Spot

by Ed Liuon June 16, 2014
In a box office battle of sequels, comedic cops beat dragons this past weekend. DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc.’s How to Train Your Dragon 2 came in second place at the box office in its premiere weekend, with its estimated $50 million in ticket sales falling $10 million short of Sony’s 22 Jump Street ticket sales. […]