Jeffrey Katzenberg Bids Farewell to DreamWorks Animation Staff as Comcast"s $3.8B Deal Closes

Katzenberg will now become chairman of DreamWorks New Media, which includes digital-focused properties such as AwesomenessTV. read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterJan 12th, 2017

China to Probe DreamWorks Animation Takeover by Comcast

China is to launch an anti-trust investigation into the recent takeover of DreamWorks Animation by Comcast. “Recently the Ministry of Commerce received complaints regarding Comcast’s decision to buy out DreamWorks claiming that the deal would .....»»

Category: topSource: varietySep 2nd, 2016

DreamWorks Animation Acquires Rights to Felix the Cat

Iconic cartoon character Felix the Cat has found a home with Jeffrey Katzenberg at DreamWorks Animation. The DreamWorks Animation CEO unveiled the acquisition Tuesday during a presentation at the Licensing Expo in Las Vegas, touting the 95-year-old charac.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMay 27th, 2017

Dreamworks" Jeffrey Katzenberg feted in Hollywood

Jeffrey Katzenberg, the co-founder of Dreamworks, is honored in Hollywood with a hand and footprint ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theatre. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 1st, 2016

Jeffrey Katzenberg Accepts Deadline’s ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Video

Jeffrey Katzenberg has answered Deadline's call. The DreamWorks Animation CEO tweeted today he has accepted our ALS Ice Bucket Challenge — his second to date. He earlier accepted a challenge from Steven Spielberg, icy plunge and all, and agreed to up hi.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineFeb 8th, 2017

Will Steven Spielberg Drop the DreamWorks Name?

With a move from Disney imminent, Spielberg's DreamWorks Studios must decide by Jan. 1 if it will continue to license the name from Jeffrey Katzenberg's DreamWorks Animation. read more.....»»

Category: moviesSource: hollywoodreporterSep 25th, 2015

Ronstadt, Katzenberg among those honored by Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) — Singer Linda Ronstadt, DreamWorks Animation chief Jeffrey Katzenberg and public radio host Diane Rehm are among those being honored at the White House Monday for their contributions to arts and humanities......»»

Category: topSource: yahooJul 28th, 2014

DreamWorks Animation Stock Plummets; Analysts Urge Studio to Lower Costs

After a disappointing second quarter earnings call Tuesday, it has become clear to analysts that DreamWorks Animation must alter the way  it does business. “I have no issue with the creative, DreamWorks Animation films are great,” said David Miller o.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMar 16th, 2017

"Croods 2" Release Delayed Amid DreamWorks Animation Sale

The shuffling comes as NBCUniversal finalizes its acquisition of the animation company founded by Jeffrey more.....»»

Category: boxofficeSource: hollywoodreporterAug 12th, 2016

Inside Jeffrey Katzenberg’s Plan to Revolutionize Entertainment on Mobile Screens

When Jeffrey Katzenberg touched down in Sun Valley, Idaho, last week, it extended a streak of appearances at the annual conference going back more than 30 years, nearly to the time Allen & Co. first launched its event in 1983. But for Katzenberg this year wasn’t just another elite gathering for captains of industry; it... Read more ».....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJul 19th, 2017

"Never, Ever, Ever Check" Luggage: Jeffrey Katzenberg, Rob Moore and Others Offer Advice on Traveling to China

Booking your trip to China? Take the travel advice of Jeffrey Katzenberg, Rob Moore and others on flights, hotels and even documentation......»»

Category: moviesSource: yahooNov 7th, 2016

Jeffrey Katzenberg, Linda Ronstadt Among Presidential Medal of Arts Recipients

Jeffrey Katzenberg, Linda Ronstadt, Bill T. Jones, Albert Maysles and John Kander are among the recipients of this year’s National Medal of Arts, which President Obama will present at the White House on Monday. Also on the list of recipients were no.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMar 31st, 2017

Korea’s Studio Mir Inks Multi-Series Deal With DreamWorks Animation

South Korean animation firm, Studio Mir has forged a 4-year contract with DreamWorks Animation spanning four animated TV series......»»

Category: topSource: varietyMay 13th, 2015

Oriental DreamWorks Unveils Chinese Live-Action Slate

SHANGHAI — Oriental DreamWorks, the joint venture between DreamWorks Animation and a trio of Chinese companies, has unveiled a diversified live-action and animation development slate of third-party content. The Shanghai-based company has struck deve.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJun 16th, 2014

Global Showbiz Briefs: DreamWorks Signs 4- Series Deal With South Korea’s Studio Mir; Veteran Aussie Actor Bill Kerr Dies; Mor

DreamWorks Animation has inked a deal with Studio Mir for the latter to produce as many as to four cartoon TV series during the next four years. The South Korean animation studio, known for 2D fantasy series The Legend Of Korra, which airs stateside on Ni.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineApr 18th, 2015

DreamWorks Animation Q2 Earnings Fall Short of Estimates

The bad news won’t go away at DreamWorks Animation. On Tuesday, the “How to Train Your Dragon” distributor reported another loss, this time of $15.4 million, the second consecutive impairment for the animation studio. Analysts had been e.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMar 18th, 2017

Jeffrey Katzenberg Floats Idea of DreamWorks Animation Merger With Paramount

Speaking at an investor conference, the CEO says television is DWA's most important segment more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterJan 16th, 2017

VidCon: Jeffrey Katzenberg Talks AwesomenessTV Acquisition, "Ocean of Opportunity" on YouTube

The DreamWorks Animation CEO took the stage during VidCon to talk about why YouTube is "an amazing place to create laughter." read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterMay 12th, 2017

Jeffrey Katzenberg to Receive National Arts Medal

The DreamWorks Animation CEO, who is one of President Barack Obama's biggest donors, is among the recipients to be honored at the July 28 more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterMar 30th, 2017

CineEurope: DreamWorks Animation"s Jeffrey Katzenberg Teases "Penguins of Madagascar," "Home" Footage

The studio founder and CEO also shared some story details for 'Kung Fu Panda 3' and 'B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations,' both due out in 2015. read more.....»»

Category: moviesSource: hollywoodreporterMay 24th, 2017

London museum bids farewell to Dippy the dinosaur

Britain's Natural History Museum bids farewell to its most famous exhibit, Dippy the diplodocus, on Wednesday after almost four decades of greeting visitors before being dismantled ahead of a national tour. For 35 years, the huge skeleton cast,.....»»

Category: artsSource: yahooJan 10th, 2017