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Warner Brothers is an entertainment studio that develops, publishes, licenses and distributes film, music, animation, comic books and video games. Read more

Ann Sarnoff's photo - Chairman & CEO of Warner Bros.

Chairman & CEO

Ann Sarnoff

CEO Approval Rating

95/100

Founded:

1923

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Walt Disney Studios is Warner Bros.'s #1 competitor. Walt Disney Studios was founded in Burbank, California} in 1950. Like Warner Bros., Walt Disney Studios also competes in the Movies & Entertainment industry. Compared to Warner Bros., Walt Disney Studios generates $6.4B less revenue.

Dreamworks is one of Warner Bros.'s top competitors. Dreamworks was founded in 1994 in Glendale, California. Like Warner Bros., Dreamworks also operates in the Movies & Entertainment industry. Dreamworks generates $13.4B less revenue than Warner Bros..

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Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Plexchat

Jul 2018

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undisclosed
Plexchat is a mobile gaming communications platform that allows users to connect and communicate with other players.
Machinima, Inc.

Nov 2016

Source »
undisclosed
Machinima operates a video entertainment network that produces and distributes video content for young males and video gamers.
DramaFever Corp.

Feb 2016

Source »
undisclosed
DramaFever is an online video distributor of international televised content for customers.
Shed Media Group Limited

Jun 2014

Source »
undisclosed
Shed Media is a creator and distributor of television content. 
Eyeworks Holding B.V.

Feb 2014

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$273M
Eyeworks is a television production company.

These are all the companies that Warner Bros. has acquired. Warner Bros. has acquired 7 companies and its latest acquisition was Plexchat in Jul 2018. Plexchat is a mobile gaming communications platform that allows users to connect and communicate with other players.

Warner Bros. Funding History

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Investments

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ROUND

EXIT DATE

Spyglass Entertainment is a media company that produces and distributes films and television shows.
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Apr 16, 2019
Equity
Mar 01, 2012
Wndrco is a private equity firm that focuses on investing in advertising and digital marketing businesses.
$200M
Jul 25, 2018
Equity
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Dreamscape Immersive develops a virtual reality studio that offers location-based entertainment services.
$10M
Dec 12, 2017
Series B
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Dreamscape Immersive develops a virtual reality studio that offers location-based entertainment services.
$11.4M
Feb 14, 2017
Series A
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HOOQ is a web and mobile based application that helps users to stream, download and watch various media programs.
$25M
Jan 10, 2017
Equity
Apr 01, 2020

These are all the companies that Warner Bros. has invested in. Warner Bros. has invested 7 companies and its latest investment was Plexchat in Jul 2018. Plexchat is a mobile gaming communications platform that allows users to connect and communicate with other players.

Warner Bros. News

January 10, 2021IGN Entertainment

Warner Bros. Crafting New Talent Deals to Compensate for HBO Max Release Plan

Godzilla vs. Kong is currently being negotiated.... See more »
January 8, 2021Deadline

Julien Noble Departing Warner Bros. As International Marketing EVP; Circling Similar Role At Universal

EXCLUSIVE: Sources tell me that Warner Bros. International Marketing EVP Julien Noble is leaving the ... See more »
January 8, 2021Variety

Warner Bros. Names Josh Goldstine Worldwide Marketing President (EXCLUSIVE)

Josh Goldstine has officially been named head of worldwide marketing at Warner Bros. Pictures, Variet... See more »
December 29, 2020News Brig

Warner Bros. schedule for 2022 films coming to theaters and HBO Max

Warner Bros. will expand on its DC Films line starting in 2022, with four films in theaters every yea... See more »
December 15, 2020Telecompaper

Microsoft and Warner Bros launch 'Space Jam' coding partnership

(Telecompaper) Microsoft and Warner Bros have launched a digital skilling partnership to create new e... See more »
December 9, 2020Business Insider

Hollywood is raging over Warner Bros.' HBO Max plan. But one producer whose movie was impacted gave us the counter argument.

The producer shared his thoughts with Business Insider on Warner Bros.' decision, Jason Kilar, and wh... See more »
December 9, 2020Variety

Directors Guild Criticizes Warner Bros. Over HBO Max Deal

The Directors Guild of America has criticized Warner Bros. over the studio's decision to release its ... See more »

Warner Bros. Press Releases

December 8, 2020Business Wire

Spread Group and Warner Bros. expand licensing partnership

GREENSBURG, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spread Group's licensing team has expanded its Warner Bros. licensi... See more »
November 11, 2020Gamasutra

WARNER BROS. GAMES AND PLAYDEMIC PARTNER WITH PROFESSIONAL GOLFER BUBBA WATSON TO CREATE SIGNATURE CONTENT FOR GOLF CLASH

Teaming up with two-time Masters winner Bubba Watson for new in-game challenges.... See more »
November 2, 2020WebWire

Josh Berger to Depart WarnerMedia

Josh Berger, President and Managing Director, Warner Bros. UK, Ireland and Spain, and President of Ha... See more »
October 8, 2020Business Wire

Warner Bros. Games Announces Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate

BURBANK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Warner Bros. Games today announced Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate, a new... See more »
September 16, 2020Gamasutra

WARNER BROS. GAMES ANNOUNCES HOGWARTS LEGACY

Wizarding 1800s-style, coming next year.... See more »
September 7, 2020WebWire

Explore the Multiverse Saturday, September 12

Warner Bros. Television and The Creative Coalition are bringing the 1940s Superman Radio Series to li... See more »
August 27, 2020PR Newswire

A Harry Potter-Inspired Collection Is Apparating Into Build-A-Bear Workshop

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Build-A-Bear®, in partnership with Warner Bros. Consu... See more »

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Headquarters

4000 Warner Blvd. Building 168

Burbank, California91522

818-977-0018

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Overview

Warner Brothers is an entertainment studio that develops, publishes, licenses and distributes film, music, animation, comic books and video games. Warner Bros. was founded in 1923. Warner Bros.'s headquarters is located in Burbank, California, USA 915...

CEO

Warner Bros.'s Chairman & CEO, Ann Sarnoff, currently has an approval rating of 95%. Warner Bros.'s primary competitors are ViacomCBS , Walt Disney Studios & Dreamworks.

Website

warnerbros.com

Frequently Asked Questions about Warner Bros.

  1. When was Warner Bros. founded?

    Warner Bros. was founded in 1923
  2. Who is Warner Bros.'s CEO?

    Warner Bros.'s CEO is Ann Sarnoff
  3. How much revenue does Warner Bros. generate?

    Warner Bros. generates $14.4B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Warner Bros. have?

    Warner Bros. has historically raised $0 in funding
  5. Where is Warner Bros.'s headquarters?

    Warner Bros.'s headquarters is in Burbank California, USA
  1. How many employees does Warner Bros. have?

    Warner Bros. has 8,000 employees
  2. What sector does Warner Bros. operate in?

    Warner Bros. is in Movies & Entertainment
  3. Who are Warner Bros.'s competitors?

    Warner Bros.'s top competitors are ViacomCBS , Walt Disney Studios, Dreamworks
  4. Who has Warner Bros. invested in?

    Warner Bros.'s has invested in companies such as Spyglass Entertainment, Wndrco, Dreamscape Immersive, Inc.