DreamWorks Animation is losing its marketing chief, Anne Globe, the company announced Monday in an SEC filing. As part of the departure, Globe will receive a lump sum payout and divest herself of…
Dreamworks Animation Finance
DreamWorks Animation's decision to buy YouTube teen and tween network AwesomenessTV sheds some light on what it means when a talent agency “incubates” a startup. That term is becoming more common at…
DreamWorks Animation announced Wednesday it has acquired AwesomenessTV, a teen-skewed YouTube channel, for $33 million. However, DWA could end up spending as much as $117 million depending on…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
"Rise of the Guardians" may have disappointed at the box office, but is turning out to be a big seller on homevideo. The animated film, which earned just $304 million worldwide in the fall, has sold…
It's fairly well-accepted that subscription VOD platforms are helping to ease the pain from declines in DVD sales. But for Hollywood, the question has become "Can that happen fast enough?" "DVD does…
As it grows its new ventures overseas, DreamWorks Animation is going through some belt-tightening at home, announcing that it will lay off about 350 of its roughly 2,200 employees in the near future…
With its immediate workload abruptly lightened, DreamWorks Animation is expected to lay off an unspecified number of employees in the coming months.
Cutting Edge Group has signed financing deals for "Don Jon's Addiction" and "Dead Man Down" in exchange for providing music services to the films.
Attorneys whose recent deals and court battles have changed the shape of entertainment
With many elements of the film biz in a state of flux, a broader understanding of developing markets and developing technologies within each of those markets could prove a boon for industryites in…
Brit sales outfit HanWay Films has appointed David Stead as finance director at the company.