Despite a bad week for DWA, “the future is much brighter than it was a few months ago,” one analyst tells TheWrap
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New exec will lead the development and production of original material as well as current and future franchises
DWA recovers from lows, but still ends Friday down $1.64 from prior day’s close
DWA was down nearly $3 per share within the first 10 minutes
“They have a very risky business model,” one consultant tells TheWrap about the animation company’s restructuring plan
“I am confident that this strategic plan will deliver great films, better box office results, and growing profitability across our complementary businesses,” says CEO Jeffrey...
The layoffs are part of a studio-wide initiative to cut operating costs
The two veteran producers will oversee film development and production at studio
Will work together to grow multi-platform media company
The newly formed company would be called DreamWorks-Hasbro
The animated film will be directed by Tom McGrath
“The question is why buy a studio with such limited output?” asks BTIG’s Rich Greenfield
Current CFO Lew Coleman will focus on the duties he received as vice chairman earlier this month
It’s not reaping the benefits of ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2′ just yet
Former Disney executive Mark Zoradi has been named COO, while Ann Daly has been promoted to president
Most reviewers were kind to "The Croods," though Nicolas Cage's work was not adored
DreamWorks Animation has made some of the most successful animated films of all time, but it is spending too much on them
Visual-effects artists are filling their social media profiles with blank green screens to protest the bankruptcy of Rhythm & Hues and layoffs at DreamWorks Animation
DreamWorks Animation took an $87 million write-down from "Rise of the Guardians"
Owen Wilson and Woody Harrelson lend their voices to the title characters, a pair of turkeys looking to save their species from Thanksgiving
Analysis: Foreign tax credits, low margins and a globalized business have some wondering if the visual-effects business can continue to survive
Disney's "Wreck-It Ralph" wins five Annies, including Best Picture and Best Director, over a field that includes "ParaNorman," "Brave," "Frankenweenie" and "Rise of the Guardians"
Smoothies, yoga classes and cool parties are just a few of the perks of working for the "Kung Fu Panda" creator
Michael Francis joins DreamWorks Animation as it tries to expand beyond releasing a few films a year
And Cage's character hopes his mother-in-law may not survive
"Rise of the Guardians" is projected to lose $50 million for the studio; may expose cracks in film slates that are overly reliant on animated fare
At TheWrap screening series, 'Guardians' director Peter Ramsey discussed the delicate balance of creating a Santa who's ready for battle but not 'warlike'