Watch a Dad's Righteous Special Effects Turn His Kid Into an Action Hero

It's great to have a good imagination, sure. But do you know what's even better? Having a dad who can use special effects to put you inside all of your favorite movies and games. Awwww heck yes. » 8/25/14 10:13am 8/25/14 10:13am

DreamWorks Dreamtab: A $300 Android Tab for Kids Full of Cool Content

DreamWorks has teamed up with hardware manufacturer Fuhu to produce an Android tablet specifically for kids, which will be regularly updated with exclusive content from the animation studio. » 1/03/14 4:44am 1/03/14 4:44am

Netflix Just Staked Out New Ground in Fight for Your Kids' Eyeballs

Starting next year, Netflix will begin showing exclusive shows starring characters your children are already intimately familiar with. The collection will include nearly 300 hours of programming, and it could end up being a more important chip than a dozen Arrested Developments. » 6/17/13 9:04am 6/17/13 9:04am

Netflix to Produce Exclusive Dreamworks 3D Animation Series

Following the success of David Fincher's House of Cards, Netflix is going to produce a new series, this time teaming up with Dreamworks Animation SKG. The series will be based in Dreamworks' upcoming animation movie Turbo, the story of a snail that gains speed superpowers. » 2/12/13 10:31am 2/12/13 10:31am

These Badly Recreated Animated Film Frames Crack Me Up

Here's something that will bring a smile to your face. This site takes a still frame from a big-time, multi-million dollar animated movie and tries to replicate it in Maya, the 3D animation software, in under 30 minutes. The results are hilarious. » 10/09/12 10:00pm 10/09/12 10:00pm

Netflix Receives Dreamworks Animation Shot in the Arm

Observers are calling the move a first for a large Hollywood studio: Dreamworks Animation will stream its movies and other programming through Netflix instead of the traditional pay television route. The move ends a long-standing Dreamworks content deal with HBO. » 9/25/11 9:45pm 9/25/11 9:45pm

Movie About Kodachrome is Still Going Ahead, Only at 20th Century Fox…

DreamWorks was the studio first interested in the script about the dead Kodachrome film, but as it turns out, the director of the movie has a contract with Fox that means they must get a first look at any scripts he takes on. Apparently they did have a peek and initially passed, so that's why he went to DreamWorks,… » 5/02/11 3:45am 5/02/11 3:45am

DreamWorks is Making a Movie About the Dead Kodachrome Film

Fo' real. You'd think making a movie about Julian Assange would keep them busy for a while, but I wouldn't be surprised if they shelved that after the intense intimidation the movie execs would've felt watching him shake his ass-ange in an Icelandic nightclub. » 4/06/11 8:00am 4/06/11 8:00am

Dreamworks is Making a Movie about Julian Assange and Wikileaks

Steven Spielberg is taking the lead on a Wikileaks movie after acquiring the rights to the book WikiLeaks: Inside Julian Assange's War on Secrecy. Apparently, the movie will fall somewhere between All The Presidents Men and The Social Network. [Guardian] » 3/02/11 12:20pm 3/02/11 12:20pm

Bad 3D Will Be the Death of 3D

Variety recently talked to Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO of DreamWorks Animation, about the state of 3D film making. Katzenberg promptly released the Kraken on Clash of the Titans. Here's why he thinks it could spell the end of 3D. » 4/10/10 7:00pm 4/10/10 7:00pm

Stop! Why It Still Isn't Safe to Buy Blu-ray

Click to viewBy now you know waaaaay too much about Toshiba's format-war surrender, the death of HD DVD at the hands of the larger Blu-ray armada. You may even be eying the Blu-ray players mounted proudly in point-of-sale displays at Best Buy or Wal-Mart. Pricing hasn't come down to HD DVD player levels—and with those… » 2/28/08 11:35am 2/28/08 11:35am

Dreamworks Still Tied to HD DVD's Corpse By Toshiba Contract

Okay, so one big studio actually hasn't made the jump to Blu yet: Dreamworks, which was paid $100 million to join HD DVD back in August. As we had pieced together in our closed-door analysis, they can't break rank until Toshiba lets them. Says Dreamworks chief: "It really is in their court at this point to really… » 2/27/08 12:50pm 2/27/08 12:50pm

Blu-ray Outsells HD DVD Nearly 2-to-1 in US

Home Media Research reports that from January 1 through September 30, Blu-ray sold 2.6 million discs in the US, while only 1.4 million HD DVD discs were sold. » 10/24/07 9:04am 10/24/07 9:04am

The NYT confirms the earlier rumor that the HD DVD camp paid $150 million in "Promotional consideration" to have Paramount and Dreamworks Animation go strictly HD DVD. [NYT - Thanks Dom!] » 8/21/07 12:03pm 8/21/07 12:03pm

HD DVD Paid $150 million to Studios for "Promotional Consideration"

Paramount and Dreamworks went HD DVD exclusive today. Then, a Hollywood news blog reported that the HD DVD camp paid Paramount $50 million and DreamWorks Animation $100 million for "promotional consideration." We asked Paramount and the HD DVD camp about this, and received a quick albeit vague reply: "Whenever we… » 8/20/07 5:39pm 8/20/07 5:39pm

Paramount and DreamWorks Animation Go Exclusively HD DVD

Every time I feel ready to declare Blu-ray a winner by technical knock-out, HD DVD fights back—hard. Today Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks Animation announced that it would be releasing movies exclusively on HD DVD, starting with Blades of Glory, Transformers and Shrek the Third. » 8/20/07 12:51pm 8/20/07 12:51pm

PMA 07: HP Announces DreamColor, An Open System for Standard Colors All…

HP's Executive VP of Imaging and Printing Vyomesh Joshi (pictured above) actually made a bit of news at PMA 07 in the midst of his flurry of desperate-sounding guff and cheerleading about getting people to print more pictures so the company could continue earning astronomical profits by price gouging the public with… » 3/09/07 9:09am 3/09/07 9:09am