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2012-02-24 08:15:00

GLENDALE, Calif., Feb. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced that Ryan Reynolds will lead an all-star cast including Paul Giamatti, Michael Pena, Luis Guzman, Bill Hader, Richard Jenkins, Ken Jeong, Michelle Rodriguez, Maya Rudolph, Ben Schwartz, Kurtwood Smith, Snoop Dogg and Samuel L. Jackson in the Company's upcoming original film Turbo, which tells the story of an ordinary garden snail with dreams of racing greatness. Turbo is...

2012-01-30 08:15:00

GLENDALE, Calif., Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced that its Academy Award®( )nominated movie, Puss in Boots, has earned approximately $507 million to date at the worldwide box office. "On behalf of the entire studio, it is my pleasure to congratulate the Puss in Boots creative team on reaching this fantastic milestone," said Jeffrey Katzenberg, Chief Executive Officer of DreamWorks Animation. "Following the film's recognition by...

2012-01-30 08:00:00

GLENDALE, Calif., Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced that the Company's fourth quarter and year end results will be released on Tuesday, February 28, 2012, after the market close. DreamWorks Animation will host a conference call and webcast to discuss the results on Tuesday, February 28, 2012, at 4:30 p.m. (ET). Investors can access the call by dialing (800) 230-1059 in the U.S. and (612) 234-9959 internationally and...

2012-01-24 08:15:00

GLENDALE, Calif., Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced that Gregg Taylor has been named head of development for the studio, a role previously held by Alex Schwartz. Schwartz will serve as a producer on the studio's upcoming feature film, Mr. Peabody & Sherman, which is scheduled to be released on March 14, 2014. Taylor will oversee the development of all projects at DreamWorks Animation. "Gregg is an exceptional executive with...

2011-10-28 08:15:00

GLENDALE, Calif., Oct. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced the extension of Anne Globe's employment agreement. As the Company's Chief Marketing Officer, Globe will continue to have responsibility for overseeing all global marketing activity, including corporate brand-building as well as theatrical, television, and ancillary marketing efforts for all of DreamWorks Animation's properties. "I am thrilled that Anne is going to continue in her...

2011-10-25 08:15:00

GLENDALE, Calif., Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced the retention of Chuck Viane as a distribution consultant to the Company. Viane will be working with DreamWorks Animation executives on a consultancy basis, effective immediately. He has a wealth of experience from 25 years in the industry and will provide counsel on the implementation of the studio's future distribution plans. "In addition to being a truly great guy, Chuck is one...

2011-10-20 13:51:00

GLENDALE, Calif., Oct. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced that the studio has obtained the rights to Dav Pilkey's Captain Underpants book series, with plans to pursue a feature film adaptation for the big screen. DreamWorks Animation development executive Damon Ross is overseeing the project at the studio. The Captain Underpants book series tells the story of two mischievous kids, George Beard and Harold Hutchins, who hypnotize their...

2011-10-17 14:31:00

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean International and DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) hosted a one-of-a-kind red carpet premiere aboard Royal Caribbean's newest and most innovative ship, Allure of the Seas. DreamWorks Animation's newest upcoming film, Puss in Boots, made its screen debut aboard the ship on October 16. Puss in Boots distributed by Paramount Pictures opens nationwide October 28, 2011. (Photo:...

2011-10-06 20:05:00

CULVER CITY, Calif., Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Animation, the studio behind this year's worldwide hit THE SMURFS®, continues to advance its development slate with the hiring of veteran animation writer/director Kelly Asbury. Asbury has been set to write POOCH CAFE for Sony Pictures Animation, it was announced today by Michelle Raimo-Kouyate, president of production for Sony Pictures Animation. Kelly Asbury most recently directed and co-wrote GNOMEO AND...

2011-10-03 15:42:00

GLENDALE, Calif., Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced that the Company's third quarter results will be released on Tuesday, October 25, 2011, after the market close. DreamWorks Animation will host a conference call and webcast to discuss the results on Tuesday, October 25, 2011, at 4:30 p.m. (ET). Investors can access the call by dialing (877) 260-8897 in the U.S. and (612) 332-1210 internationally and identifying "DreamWorks...