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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 →
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DWA Sets China Facility; Will Co-Produce ‘Kung Fu Panda 3'

DreamWorks Animation is heading east. The company announced a joint venture called Oriental DreamWorks, which will establish itself at a new complex in Shanghai called the “Dream ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Reports a 25% Drop in Q2 Revenues

Although its latest release Madagascar 3 has earned over $209.8 million domestically and $501.2 million worldwide (as of July 30) DreamWorks Animation reported a profit of $12.8 million, ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Animation to Acquire Classic Media

It looks like Shrek and Kung Fu Panda will now be hanging out with Casper the Friendly Ghost and Underdog. DreamWorks Animation has acquired Classic Media, the company that owns the ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Opens Redwood City Facility

DreamWorks Animation has unveiled the new 200,000 square-foot headquarters for its PDI animation facility in Redwood City, Calif., the LA Times reports. The new campus overlooks the ... Continue Reading →
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USC Curates DreamWorks Animation Exhibit

The USC School of Cinematic Arts will host a curated art exhibit of DreamWorks Animation’s 24 animated features including Shrek, Kung Fu Panda, Madagascar and How To Train Your ... Continue Reading →