DreamWorks just announced to it staff that it will shut down one of its main studios, PDI DreamWorks, in Redwood City, California.
Major layoffs are coming up at DreamWorks Animation; hundreds of people could potentially be let go.
DreamWorks announced this afternoon that veteran producers Bonnie Arnold and Mireille Soria, the respective lead producers of the studio’s “How to Train Your Dragon” and “Madagascar” franchises, will oversee creative development and production for DreamWorks Animation’s theatrical releases.
“LEGO Movie” Phil Lord and Chris Miller turned down an offer to run Sony Animation because “it’s too hard to do great work there.”
The Canadian animation scene became more consolidated today with the news that Halifax-based DHX Media will buy Vancouver-based animation studio Nerd Corps Entertainment for a cash-and-stock deal worth CAD$57 million.
Troubling new details about the abruptly-halted merger talks between DreamWorks Animation and Hasbro have been revealed.
The wage-theft scheme run by big animation studios is finally receiving some mainstream media attention after a significant piece was published today by Bloomberg News.
The Hasbro giveth, and the Hasbro taketh away.
Although Japan’s SoftBank wasn’t successful in its bid to purchase DreamWorks Animation, DreamWorks CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg continues to seek a buyer for his animation studio.
Zag Animation Studios is a new feature animation outfit that plans to release two family-oriented films per year—one fully-CGI and one live-action/CGI hybrid—beginning in 2017.