Posts Tagged ‘DreamWorks’

"Madagascar" the Movie Has Little Impact on the Country

by Ed Liuon June 2, 2005
An article in the New York Times discusses the lack of impact DreamWorks’ Madagascar has had on the country it is named for (free registration required). The movie is not even being screened in the country, whose capital city has only two movie theatres showing martial arts movies and evangelical films.

USA Today Profiles "Madagascar" Thespians

by on May 27, 2005
USA Today has an article on the big-name actors lending their voices to DreamWorks’ Madagascar.

DreamWorks and Aardman Announce "Crood Awakening"

by Zeddon May 12, 2005
DreamWorks Animation SKG has announced their next film collaboration with Aardman, a new comedy entitled Crood Awakening. Set in the Stone Age, Crood Awakening is a comedy about a big man in a small village called Crood. His position as “Leader of the Hunt” is threatened by the arrival of a prehistoric genius who comes […]

DreamWorks Animation Reports First Quarter 2005 Financial Results

by Zeddon May 10, 2005
DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. today announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2005. For the quarter, revenue totaled $167 million and net income totaled $46 million, compared to revenue of $41 million and a net loss of $25 million for the same period in 2004. The improvement in both profit and revenue […]

"Rocumentary" Put on Hold

by Zeddon May 10, 2005
The DreamWorks film Rocumentary, an animated feature based on the 1964 Beatles movie A Hard Day’s Night, has been put on hold, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. The film was to star four penguins from Antarctica who become the biggest rock band in the world. However, George Harrison refused to approve the idea before his […]

Plot to "Shrek 3" Revealed

by Javeon May 7, 2005
The Animation Head of Dreamworks, Jeffrey Katsenberg, has revealed what appears to be the full-plot synopsis of Shrek 3, which is scheduled for release in May 2007. More info and spoilers are available from the Herald Sun.

eBay’s Meg Whitman Joins DreamWorks’ BOD

by Zeddon April 22, 2005
Margaret (Meg) C. Whitman, eBay President & CEO, will join DreamWorks Animation’s board of directors, the company announced Thursday. [Source: PR Newswire]

Feldman Gets DreamWorks Post

by on April 20, 2005
DreamWorks Animation SKG has named Bob Feldman head of corporate communications. In his new role, Feldman will develop and implement DreamWorks Animation communications programs and help direct the company’s consumer branding initiatives. He will report to Jeffrey Katzenberg and Ann Daly. [Source: Yahoo Finance]

"Madagascar" Activity Disc to Come with "Shrek 2" DVD

by Ed Liuon March 31, 2005
According to a report in the Internet Movie Database Daily Briefing, the Shrek 2 DVD will contain a special “activity disc” and a movie ticket to promote Madagascar, DreamWorks Animation’s newest movie scheduled for release on May 27. Additionally, a report in Daily Variety claims that 15 minutes of footage from the film met with […]

DreamWorks Files Registration Statement for Follow-On Offering

by Zeddon March 28, 2005
DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. has filed a registration statement with the SEC in preparation for a secondary offering of $500 million of shares of its Class A common stock, the company announced today. All shares will be offered to the public by current stockholders, and the company will not be issuing additional shares or receiving […]