Description: With the runaway success of Disney’s (DIS) Frozen and the explosive opening of Warner Bros.’s (TWX) The Lego Movie, animated films have had a great run in recent months. When a live-action movie becomes a big hit, it’s not long before imitators—both real and imagined—show up on the horizon. Doing the same in the animation world isn’t quite so simple.
Date: Feb 21, 2014
Questions for discussion:
- What does this report say about the animation business?
- What are the competitive advantages that management can work with?