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Posts Tagged ‘Jeffrey Katzenberg’

Friday December 13th, 2013

Walt Disney Animation Studios vs. Dreamworks Animation: An Animated Rivalry

There are to be many story lines written this awards season such as American Hustle vs. The Wolf of Wall Street (or what movie is more like a Scorcese film than the other), 12 Years a Slave vs. the field, etc. However one of the more fun storylines can be derived from the animated race, where two heavyweight titans duking it out in the Animated Oscar race. Walt Disney Animation Studios and Dreamworks Animation have been engaging in a competative rivalry since they first squared off in the Animated Feature race in 2001. With two big box office hits in Frozen and The Croods, could we be in for another big battle?

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Sunday February 26th, 2012

George Clooney Keeps on Giving – Launches $350 Million Fundraising Campaign

By Josh Abraham

Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO of DreamWorks Animation and Chairman of the MPTF Foundation Committee, today announced the launch of the Motion Picture & Television Fund’s $350 million campaign to sustain the charity’s activities for the foreseeable future. At a media breakfast at the Beverly Hills Hotel, Katzenberg also introduced Board Member George Clooney as his partner in the Campaign.

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Friday February 17th, 2012

DreamWorks Animation Hook-Up with Investment Groups in China

By Josh Abraham

DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. today announced that it has agreed to form a joint venture with China Media Capital (CMC), with plans to include Shanghai Media Group (SMG) and Shanghai Alliance Investment, Ltd. (SAIL), to establish the leading China-focused family entertainment company.

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