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, who … » 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

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

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 conduct… » 8/20/07 5:39pm 8/20/07 5:39pm

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

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