Hayes, Dade
September 2007
Daily Variety;9/20/2007, Vol. 296 Issue 57, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the perspectives of Jeffrey Katzenberg, chief executive officer of Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc. on its conflict with Paramount Pictures Corp. in the U.S. Katzenberg defended director Steven Spielberg, stating that as a filmmaker, storyteller, and artist, Spielberg is nothing short of a national treasure. He threw an elbow at Viacom chief Philippe Dauman, who preemptively declared Dreamworks' potential departure as completely immaterial to its future results.


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