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DreamWorks Animation
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Formerly: DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (NYSE trade name, 2004–2016)
Type: Division (formerly; 1994–2004)
Subsidiary
Founded: October 12, 1994
Founder: Steven Spielberg
Jeffrey Katzenberg
David Geffen
Headquarters: 1000 Flower Street, Glendale, California 91201, U.S.
Key people: Margie Cohn (President)
Randy Lake (COO)
Peter Gal (CCO, DWA TV)
Kristin Lowe (CCO, features)
Parent: DreamWorks Pictures (1994–2004)
Independent (2004–2016)
Universal Pictures (NBCUniversal/Comcast) (2016–present)
Divisions: DreamWorks Animation Home Entertainment (formerly)
Oriental DreamWorks (formerly)
DreamWorks Animation Television
DreamWorks Press
DreamWorks Live Theatrical Productions
DreamWorks New Media
Subsidiaries: Pacific Data Images (2000–2015)
DreamWorks Classics
Notable works: Antz
Shrek
Kung Fu Panda
How to Train Your Dragon
Website: https://www.dreamworks.com/


DreamWorks Animation (or simply DreamWorks) is an American animation studio that is a subsidiary of Universal Pictures, a division of Comcast though its wholly owned subsidiary of NBCUniversal. It is based in Glendale, California and produces animated films, television programs and online virtual games. The studio has currently released a total of 35 feature films.

Why They Rock

  1. They're probably best known for creating computer animated films that have become franchises such as Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda and How to Train Your Dragon.
  2. Great voice acting in their films.
  3. Their films have some hilarious, groundbreaking and/or heartwarming moments.
  4. They did a great job creating Antz, which was DreamWorks' first feature film, as well as the third fully-CGI animated film ever made (after Toy Story and Cassiopeia). It was then followed by The Prince of Egypt.
  5. Not only have they created computer animated films, they've also created traditionally animated films and stop-motion co-productions with Aardman Animations.
  6. While the logo has the same thing with DreamWorks Pictures SKG, it switched to the logo of DreamWorks Animation, which was beautiful and realistic.
  7. They've spawned many television shows based on their films as well as some fantastic original shows such as Harvey Girls Forever!, the Tales of Arcadia franchise, Voltron: Legendary Defender, She-Ra and The Princesses of Power, and Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts.
  8. It has terrifically awesome music scores from great composers such as Hans Zimmer.
  9. Most of the villains are entertaining and fun.
  10. Many of them spawned videogames based on their films that is really good, if not, decent.

Bad Qualities

  1. While most of their films are very good, others are really bad or at the very least mediocre, such as Shark Tale, Shrek the Third, Home, The Boss Baby, and Abominable.
  2. Some of their films have bombed at the box office especially throughout most of the 2010s.

Movies with their own Pages

  1. Antz (1998)
  2. The Prince of Egypt (1998)
  3. The Road to El Dorado (2000)
  4. Chicken Run (2000)
  5. Shrek (2001)
  6. Shrek 2 (2004)
  7. Madagascar (2005)
  8. Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)
  9. Over the Hedge (2006)
  10. Flushed Away (2006)
  11. Bee Movie (2007)
  12. Kung Fu Panda (2008)
  13. Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)
  14. Monsters Vs. Aliens (2009)
  15. How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
  16. Shrek Forever After: The Final Chapter (2010)
  17. Megamind (2010)
  18. Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)
  19. Puss in Boots (2011)
  20. Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
  21. Rise of the Guardians (2012)
  22. The Croods (2013)
  23. Turbo (2013)
  24. Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014)
  25. How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)
  26. Penguins of Madagascar (2014)
  27. Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016)
  28. Trolls (2016)
  29. Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017)
  30. How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019)
  31. Trolls World Tour (2020)

Trivia

  • The animation studio was distributed by the main studio, DreamWorks Pictures from 1998 to 2005, Paramount Pictures from 2006 to 2012, 20th Century Fox from 2013 to 2017, and Universal Pictures since 2017.
  • Jeffrey Katzenberg worked for Walt Disney Studios as a chairman before he became the co-founder and CEO of DreamWorks.

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DeltaRuneFan2001

8 months ago
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I think I have some sourced reasons for Trolls World Tour if anyone creates the page: The fact that adding other cultural music from different genres seem interesting but also kind of too weird because it is too comparable to the first film. How’s this credible reason?
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Roblistic

6 months ago
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Is the company infobox a new thing that we're doing, or has that always been a thing? If it is, than we should do it for every company page on this wiki.
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DeciduousWater534

6 months ago
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The infobox was originally created by me months ago on the game wikis, and just now on the movie wikis with the help of Theblazemaster4. So I guess it can be considered a new thing, at least for here.
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Roblistic

5 months ago
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Should Bee Movie be on this wiki?
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Jureg Óbvio O Ogro Verde

2 months ago
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I think the same.
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SmileFace24

2 months ago
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Let the Admins decide.
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Ghostskye6666

5 months ago
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Why is home not on bad qualities #1 it’s on the awful movies wiki
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UndertaleGamer1000

23 days ago
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Why is Bee Movie a link to a redirect to another film?

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