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Shrek (fictional character)

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  • DreamWorks Animation taps Michael Francis as global brand officer

    DreamWorks Animation taps Michael Francis as global brand officer
    DreamWorks Animation -- the Glendale studio that created the "Shrek" "Kung Fu Panda" and "Madagascar" movies -- on Sunday named former  J.C. Penney President Michael Francis to the newly created position of chief global brand officer. Calling it one...
  • DreamWorks Animation shares fall after 'Rise of the Guardians' poor debut

    DreamWorks Animation shares fall after 'Rise of the Guardians' poor debut
    Shares of DreamWorks Animation took a hit in the wake of a poor box office debut for "Rise of the Guardians." DreamWorks' stock fell as much as 5.8% on Monday after some analysts warned that the Glendale-based studio could be forced to take a...
  • From animation to the stage

    From animation to the stage
    For Glendale resident Douglas Rogers, life took an animated turn in 1998 when he was hired as art director for "Shrek." "I had come to Los Angeles to do 'Othello' at the Shakespeare Festival. Jeffrey Katzenburg (producer of 'Shrek' and DreamWorks...
  • Studio has inconsistent quarter

    Glendale-based DreamWorks Animation on Thursday reported strong fourth-quarter earnings, despite what Chief Executive Jeffrey Katzenberg admitted was an “up-and-down” performance for the studio. DreamWorks revenues rose to $275.7 million,...
  • Film review: The movie 'John Carter' is as forgettable as the title

    Film review: The movie 'John Carter' is as forgettable as the title
    When the Disney folks decided to drop the last two words from the title “John Carter of Mars,” they were left with the blandest, least informative name of any big-budget film in living memory. Sure, “Shrek” and “Forrest Gump&...
  • Unclassified Info: The hard reality behind censorship

    I have three words for Glendale Unified School District officials and those parents who seek to ban Truman Capote’s masterpiece “In Cold Blood” from being added to the English curriculum. Get. Over. It. Yes, the novel depicts an almost...
  • Studio stages a Shrek rally

    A decade after winning an Oscar for the animated film “Shrek,” Glendale’s DreamWorks Animation is preparing to bring the heroic green ogre to the Los Angeles stage. On Monday, DreamWorks Chief Executive Jeffrey Katzenberg, key members...
  • DreamWorks Animation officially passes on Paramount

    DreamWorks Animation officially passes on Paramount
    DreamWorks Animation has ruled out working with Paramount Pictures after next year. The independent studio behind the "Shrek" and "Kung Fu Panda" movies officially informed Paramount Pictures that it was rejecting an offer to continue their...
  • DreamWorks Animation unveils China studio plans

    DreamWorks Animation unveils China studio plans
    DreamWorks Animation on Friday announced plans to build a studio in Shanghai, in what the Glendale-based company billed as a landmark agreement with two state-owned Chinese media companies. The creator of the "Shrek" movies said it was forming Oriental...
  • DreamWorks Animation joins Wal-Mart disc-to-digital launch

    DreamWorks Animation joins Wal-Mart disc-to-digital launch
    DreamWorks Animation is joining Wal-Mart's disc-to-digital service as it launches today. The Glendale studio will make all of its previously released DVDs, including the "Shrek" and "Madagascar" series and "How to Train Your Dragon," available for...
  • Warner Bros. recalls drinking glasses

    Warner Bros. on Monday recalled collectible glasses depicting Superman and other characters after a study found the glasses contain dangerous levels of lead. The announcement came after the Associated Press reported that the collectible drinking...