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  1. Animators Fret Over Frugal NBCUniversal's DreamWorks Takeover (And No More Free Lunch)

    6:15 am 5/4/2016

    The company's acquisition of Jeffrey Katzenberg's animation powerhouse brings promise and problems as animators fear layoffs and cost-cutting: "They're going to be paying for lunch from now on."Read more

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  2. Katzenberg's Next Act: Digital Media Kingpin?

    6:20 am 4/29/2016

    The DreamWorks Animation founder could find himself building out Awesomeness TV once the NBC Universal acquisition is complete. Some even speculate he might buy back the digital property and go it alone. Read more

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  3. How Will DreamWorks Animation Boost NBCUniversal's Theme Park Business?

    6:00 am 4/29/2016

    The acquisition should give Universal Studios a substantial shot in its arms race with Disney.Read more

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  4. Jeff Shell Talks DreamWorks Animation Deal: "I Plead Guilty to Disney Envy" (Q&A)

    4:55 pm 4/28/2016

    The Universal film chief reveals the strategy behind a $3.8 billion deal, why having two animation studios will benefit both, Illumination chief Chris Meledandri's uncertain role and how he plans to keep distinct cultures intact. Read more

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  5. Animation World Reacts to NBCUniversal's DreamWorks Acquisition: New Industry "Super Player"

    4:26 pm 4/28/2016

    The FMX convention in Stuttgart, Germany was abuzz with the news of Universal's DWA acquisition as attendees praised Jeffrey Katzenberg and expressed confidence in Chris Meledandri's ability to lead the animation studio into the future.Read more

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  6. How Jeffrey Katzenberg Could Leave DreamWorks Animation $430 Million Richer

    3:49 pm 4/28/2016

    The billionaire (probably) media mogul stands to cash in once Comcast takes over the animation studio he founded with Steven Spielberg and David Geffen.Read more

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  7. Jeffrey Katzenberg to DreamWorks Animation Staff: "The Next Chapter Begins Today"

    3:00 pm 4/28/2016

    At a company-wide meeting today, the DWA founder promised that new owner Universal "will nurture and grow our businesses to their fullest potential."Read more

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  8. Hollywood Feeding Frenzy: How DreamWorks Deal Could Impact Paramount, Lionsgate

    1:40 pm 4/28/2016

    Analysts debate additional deal-making after Comcast's high valuation for DreamWorks Animation.Read more

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  9. 'Kung Fu Panda's' Jennifer Yuh Nelson Eyes Virtual Reality's Creative Possibilities

    8:51 am 4/28/2016

    "There is no legacy of expecations," she said of VR's potential at the FMX animation confab in Stuttgart, Germany.Read more

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  10. DreamWorks Animation Stock Soars on Sale, Comcast Shares Also Slightly Higher

    7:23 am 4/28/2016

    The studio's stock soared above the $40 mark in early Thursday trading.Read more

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