Lew Coleman

DreamWorks Animation cutting 20% of staff

DreamWorks Animation is cutting 500 jobs, a move expected to cost Jeffrey Katzenberg’s company US$290 million. As part of plan to significantly reduce the cost of its core animated feature films output, jobs will go across all divisions. DreamWorks said the cuts would result in pre-tax annualised savings of US$30 million in 2015 and as […]

DreamWorks appoints Zoradi amid management shake-up

DreamWorks Animation has recruited former Disney executive Mark Zoradi as COO, sparking several senior management changes. Zoradi, who is credited with being one of the executives that helped launch the Disney channel during his time at the Mouse House, will work across DreamWorks’ TV and feature films operations. The company has been pushing heavily into […]