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“Monster Hunt” is now the most financially successful Chinese film ever made.
A judge rule that animation artists can continue a case against studios which allegedly suppressed wages for decades through fraud.
The struggle is real at DreamWorks.
Long before “Tangled” and “Frozen,” Disney artists complained about the silly title of another Disney film—”The Great Mouse Detective.”
The first sign that you might get laid off at Disney: the bosses won’t give you a new computer.
Steve Hulett recounts his experiences working on “Oliver & Company” and the unexpected tragedy that happened during its production.
DreamWorks CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg says that it has been “the hardest, most difficult, most painful eight weeks in our 20-year history.”
Steve Hulett remembers the time when Disney artists were told they were being moved to a warehouse off the lot, and the animation division’s first “gong show” pitch session.
DreamWorks is outsourcing the production of “Captain Underpants,” but where will they make it?
Major layoffs are coming up at DreamWorks Animation; hundreds of people could potentially be let go.
Michael Eisner lounged his six-foot-four frame in a conference room chair. He was wearing jeans and sweatshirt, but why not? It was a Saturday morning.
The wage-theft scheme operated by major American animation studios continues to grow with no end in sight.
Steve Hulett on everything from “Winnie the Pooh and a Day for Eeyore” to “Katy Caterpillar.”
Troubling new details about the abruptly-halted merger talks between DreamWorks Animation and Hasbro have been revealed.
The Hasbro giveth, and the Hasbro taketh away.
Everything you need to know about the possible sale of DreamWorks to Japanese company SoftBank.
Steve Hulett recounts his role in the the confusing and chaotic production of Disney’s most un-Disney-like feature, “The Black Cauldron.”
On Monday, Jeffrey Katzenberg became just the second animation figure to receive the National Medal of Arts.
President Obama will honor DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg with the 2013 National Medal of Arts.
Tech site Pando Daily has been providing amazing coverage of the Department of Justice antitrust invesigation and subsequent class action lawsuits over wage-fixing amongst Silicon Valley tech companies and animation studios.
To toast the release of “How to Train Your Dragon 2” at a private studio party, DreamWorks commissioned boutique cake maker Fernanda Abarca, who is also an artist at the company, to create this four-foot tall, seventy-pound statute of Toothless the Dragon.
In 2011, Jeffrey Katzenberg proclaimed that moviegoing audiences would embrace 3-D and would continue to attend theaters despite higher ticket prices. Three years later, it’s obvious that his prediction was a little off.
Disney’s “Frozen” has gained momentum in the last two months as the lead cotender for the best animated feature Oscar, picking up nearly every possible recognition and endorsement, but DreamWorks’ sleeper hit “The Croods” boasts one endorsement that no one else can claim.
If you’re still wondering why DreamWorks Animation spent $33 million last spring to buy the YouTube channel AwesomenessTV, an article about Netflix in the latest issue of the “New Yorker” offers an explanation that I found to be succinct and worth sharing.
During President Barack Obama’s visit to DreamWorks Animation on Tuesday, “How to Train Your Dragon 2” director Dean DeBlois offered a quick demonstration of how they use motion capture at DreamWorks.