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Katzenberg Receives Academy’s Humanitarian Prize

DreamWorks chief Jeffrey Katzenberg was honored by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences for his humanitarian efforts on Saturday (Dec. 1). The much-admired studio head ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks News: ‘Night Fury’, Barco, 3rd Quarter Nos.

Night Fury Takes Flight on Fox: Fox network announced today it will air DreamWorks Animation’s CG holiday special DreamWorks Dragons: Gift of the Night Fury on December 17 at ... Continue Reading →
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Katzenberg Extends DreamWorks Contract through 2017

It looks like Jeffrey is going to stay at the Shrek House for at least another five years. An article in the Hollywood Reporter revealed that the CEO of DreamWorks Animation Jeffrey ... Continue Reading →
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Credit Where Credit is Due?

One of the tasks of a cartoon historian is to research and identify as accurately as possible which artists and artisans worked on what projects. That, however, can be surprisingly ... Continue Reading →
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Rome Fest to Honor ‘Rise of the Guardians’

Although DreamWorks’ animated feature Rise of the Guardians is set to open on November 21, the much-anticipated fantasy is already getting a head start on the awards department. The ... Continue Reading →
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Jeffrey and the Academy

One of the best things about having 25 years’ worth of interview transcripts in one’s garage is that it allows you to look back and see peoples’ assessments of and predictions ... Continue Reading →
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Katzenberg to Receive Academy’s Humanitarian Honor

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences board of governors voted this week to present the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to DreamWorks CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg. Other honorary ... Continue Reading →
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John and Ron Mention ‘The Unmentionable’

This past weekend I had the pleasure of reconnecting with Disney Animation’s legendary “John and Ron”—John Musker and Ron Clements—at a Sherlock Holmes symposium sponsored ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Picks Fox as Next Distrib Partner

It’s a wrap! 20th Century Fox will be the next releasing partner of DreamWorks Animation, it was announced today for the next five years. According to the new distribution deal, Jeffrey ... Continue Reading →
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3D Summit to Showcase ‘Hotel Transylvania’

L.A.’s fifth annual 3D Entertainment Summit will feature extensive footage from Sony Pictures Animation’s Hotel Transylvania and feature 3D filmed segments showcasing DreamWorks ... Continue Reading →