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Katzenberg to Receive National Medal of Arts

DreamWorks Animation chief Jeffrey Katzenberg will receive a National Medal of Arts for 2013 from the White House and the National Endowment for the Arts. Other recipients of the 2013 ... Continue Reading →
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Obama Gets the Star Treatment at DreamWorks

President Obama talked about the economy, praised DreamWorks and got the inside scoop on two of the studio’s upcoming movies, during his visit to the Glendale campus today (Nov. ... Continue Reading →
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VFX Protest Planned for Obama’s DreamWorks Trip

Hoping to raise awareness about the plight of U.S.-based visual effects artist, activists are planning a protest during President Obama’s visit to the DreamWorks’ campus in Glendale ... Continue Reading →
Barack Obama

President Obama to Visit DreamWorks Animation

It looks like Shrek, Kung Fu Panda and Toothless the Dragon are going to find out the details of the Affordable Healthcare Act next week. You see, President Obama is scheduled to visit ... Continue Reading →
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A Legendary ‘Calamity’

I am writing this week’s blog on the day that President Barack Obama is being sworn in for his second term. What has that to do with the Toon Trenches? Outwardly, nothing, except ... Continue Reading →