Marilyn Katzenberg , Jeffrey Katzenberg - The 27th Annual Producers Guild of America Awards at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza - Arrivals at Hyatt Regency Century Plaza - Los Angeles, California - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 23rd January 2016
Marilyn Katzenberg , Jeffrey Katzenberg - 27th Annual Producers Guild Awards at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, Producers Guild Awards - Century City, California, United States - Sunday 24th January 2016
Bosses Of The Motion Picture & Television Fund (Mptf) Revealed Plans To Name An Alzheimer's Care Facility After Kirk Douglas On Wednesday (09dec15) To Honour The Veteran On His 99th Birthday.
The legendary actor and his wife Anne pledged $15 million (£10 million) to the organisation, which provides programmes and services for members of the entertainment industry.
Their contribution is going towards the creation of a state-of-the-art care facility in Woodland Hills, California, and now MPTF Foundation chairman and CEO of DreamWorks Animation Jeffrey Katzenberg has revealed the building will be named the Kirk Douglas Care Pavilion.
The announcement was made on Douglas' birthday.
Continue reading: Kirk Douglas Helps Fund Alzheimer's Care Facility On 99th Birthday
Movie Mogul Jeffrey Katzenberg Has Given Elon Musk's Tesla Car Company A Huge Endorsement After Revealing One Of The Vehicles Saved His Life.
The DreamWorks boss tells The Hollywood Reporter he survived a car crash in Beverly Hills last week (19Oct15) because he was behind the wheel of a Tesla Model S.
Katzenberg was hospitalised after the accident and underwent surgery on his arm and wrist, but he admits it could have been much worse.
"Thank you, Elon Musk - you saved my life," Katzenberg says. "I shattered my arm and wrist and destroyed the car. It was pretty bad. It was a big surgery and not fun."
Continue reading: Movie Boss Jeffrey Katzenberg Thanks Car Chief For Saving His Life
The announcement of Dreamwork's smaller slate led to a significant stock plunge.
Despite Dreamworks Animation’s big releases from 2014 – such as How to Train Your Dragon 2 and Penguins of Madagascar – the studio isn’t doing all that well financially. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the studio’s stock is plunging, after the announcement of layoffs and a smaller list of releases for 2015.
With the newly announced cuts, films like How to Train Your Dragon 3 hang in the balance.
The move comes after a string of costly box-office flops for the studio in recent years. This summer’s How to Train Your Dragon 2 earned $40 million less than the original at US box offices ($177 compared to $217) on a $145 million budget.
Continue reading: Dreamworks Stock Plumets After Job Cuts And Limited Line-Up Announcement
Sources say Softworks is in negotiations to acquire the animation studio.
DreamWorks Animation could be on the verge of being bought by Japanese conglomerate SoftBank, for the hefty price of $3.4 billion, it has been reported.
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The Hollywood Reporter writes that “a source with knowledge of the situation”, has said that the company is in talks to acquire the studio, in a deal that would see the company valued at $3.4 billion.
Movie producer Jeffrey Katzenberg was awarded France's highest cultural honour at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday (17May14).
The DreamWorks Animation executive, producer of franchises such as Shrek and Disney hits The Little Mermaid and Aladdin, was made a Commander of the Order Of Arts And Letters a day after premiering his latest movie, How To Train Your Dragon 2, at the festival.
Katzenberg was awarded the medallion by French Culture Minister Aurelie Filippetti, who praised the movie mogul for his professional and humanitarian achievements during a special ceremony.
Continue reading: Jeffrey Katzenberg Given Top French Honour In Cannes
Steven Spielberg and his Dreamworks partner Jeffrey Katzenberg have given officials at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences an early Christmas gift - a $20 million (£13.3 million) donation.
The movie moguls have each given the Oscars bosses separate $10 million gifts and in return the two main galleries on the lobby floor of the Academy Museum will be named for the filmmakers.
Spielberg says, "I am so pleased to join with Jeffrey to help build this museum to celebrate, educate, and preserve the arts and sciences of motion pictures. Having our family name on the lobby floor is a deeply personal way to say how much motion pictures and the Academy have meant to all our lives."
'Green Lantern' star Ryan Reynolds showed up at the 'Turbo' premiere in the AMC Loews Lincoln Square in New York. He plays the title character in the hilarious animated flick; a snail who wishes to defy his nature and become faster than the speediest IndyCar racer in the world.
In what appears to be an accelerating race among video streaming service to see who can offer the most original programs, Netflix announced today (Monday) that it had signed a mult-year deal with Dreamworks Animation for some 300 hours of new cartoons. The announcement said when the shows become available for online streaming next year, it will mark the first time that DreamWorks Animation characters like Shrek and Kung Fu Panda are shown on television as a branded collection. Terms of The Deal were not disclosed, but reports indicated it was probably Netflix's biggest programming deal to date. This is an unprecedented commitment to original content in the Internet television space, DWA CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg said in a statement. Netflix is a visionary company that continues to redefine the way audiences watch television, and it is a thrill to add to their growing momentum.
Among arrivals at the 2013 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton were 'Pitch Perfect' star Rebel Wilson with her sister Liberty, 'House of Cards' star Robin Wright, Oscar winning movie director Steven Spielberg and the Grammy winning John Legend.
The directing and writing duo of the animated family movie 'The Croods', Kirk DeMicco and Chris Sanders are among arrivals on the red carpet at the New York City premiere for the movie.
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