US President Barack Obama paid a visit to DreamWorks Animation Studios today to discuss the US economy, take a tour of the studio, and meet with big time supporter Jeffrey Katzenberg . There was speculation that Obama’s speech would be overrun with an audience in green shirts protesting visual effects jobs being outsourced, says Cartoon Brew . Animation Magazine does not mention any particular demonstration and notes that Obama was given high class treatment on his visit.
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While hit series Breaking Bad has completed its 5-season run with the generally accepted feeling amongst critics of a ‘good ending’, it has emerged that the show could have dragged itself on for longer had an investor got his way, with plans to pay huge amounts of money for an epilogue mini-series.
Jeffrey Katzenberg, the CEO of DreamWorks Animation, noted that he offered the Breaking Bad producers a huge sum of $75 million in a deal to finance and air three extra episodes online, with the...Read Full Story
DreamWorks bid big for three more episodesWe've encountered some huge Breaking Bad fans in our recent travels. Jude Law, Tony Gilroy, Shane Meadows, Steven Soderbergh and... well, just about everyone else in movieland has drunk the crystal blue Kool-Aid and come up smiling. None of them though, can hold a candle to Jeffrey Katzenberg. The DreamWorks boss, a self-proclaimed Breaking Bad "nut", has revealed that he offered Vince Gilligan an astonishing $75m to make three more episodes.His...Read Full Story
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Are consumers ready for Shrek coming to life in stores? The studio behind “Shrek,” “Kung Fu Panda,” “Madagascar” and “The Croods” thinks so. DreamWorks Animation has appointed Paul Kurzawa, previously chief operating officer of Caruso Affiliated, the Los Angeles-based owner of The Grove and The Americana at Brand, among other retail properties, to the newly created position of head of retail development and entertainment. He is responsible for DreamWorks Animation’s retail brand development...Read Full Story
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