| Sep 29, 2014
| 7:38 AM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Softbank's $3.4 billion play for DreamWorks Animation has sent the entertainment company's stock soaring.
Shares of the film and television studio were up more than 20% in pre-market trading and were up 17.44% to $26.26 T 10:...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 10:03 PM
DreamWorks Animation has evolved from a fledgling studio into a $700-million-a-year multimedia powerhouse, but Wall Street analysts said Sunday that the proposed acquisition by Japanese telecommunications giant SoftBank Corp. could help the studio weather...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 10:09 PM
DreamWorks Animation, the studio behind the "Shrek," "Kung Fu Panda" and "Madagascar" movies, is in talks to sell the company to Japanese telecommunications firm SoftBank Corp., according to a person familiar with the talks.
Jeffrey Katzenberg, chief...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:50 AM
DreamWorks Animation has appointed a new chief financial officer, in the latest in a series of management changes at the Glendale studio.
Fazal Merchant, a former executive at DirecTV and Barclays Capital, has been tapped as the company's finance...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 8:22 AM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - DreamWorks Animation has tapped Fazal Merchant as its new chief financial officer.
He will replace current CFO Lew Coleman, who has taken on the role of vice chairman and has been tasked with helping the company grow its...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 3:22 PM
DreamWorks Animation has been hit with a shareholder lawsuit alleging the company misled investors about the poor performance of its 2013 movie "Turbo."
Charles Paddock, a DreamWorks shareholder suing on behalf of himself and other investors, alleges...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Fans of "Guardians of the Galaxy" were surprised to find themselves watching "Rise of the Guardians" instead of the new Marvel film Thursday night.
Regal Entertainment Group remained silent on its mishap, which caught moviegoers at two different theaters...
| May 10, 2014
| 9:39 AM
Still recovering from jet lag after a three-day trip to Australia, India and China, Jeffrey Katzenberg sat in a courtyard next to a duck pond at the Mediterranean-style campus dotted with oaks and olive trees.
The legendary Hollywood mogul, who...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 1:43 PM
DreamWorks Animation said it would take a $57-million write-down for its latest animated movie "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" in response to the movie's weak box office performance.
The write-down contributed to a net loss of $42.9 million, or $0.51 per share,...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 5:00 AM
DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. said it took a $57-million write-down for its latest animated feature, "Mr. Peabody & Sherman," after the movie's weak box-office performance.
The write-down contributed to the Glendale studio's net loss of $42.9 million,...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 6:44 AM
After the coffee. Before getting my financing together for a Clippers bid.
The Skinny: I got through day one of the Cable Show in one piece. There are lots of panels to see, executives to schmooze and technology to sample, and just about everything...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 5:30 AM
For more than a decade, DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. has defined itself on the big screen.
This week, the Glendale studio will take a "Shrek"-size leap toward reinventing itself on the small screen.
On Christmas Eve, DreamWorks Animation unveils...