Movie Theatres Face An Inevitable Netflix Effect

As we begin the new year, I strongly believe we are entering a period of great danger and even greater uncertainty. Events are unfolding within and without the movie industry that are extremely threatening to our studio. This is how…

Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 30 April 2014

There is really only one story to begin with today – Jeffrey Katzenberg is definitely off John Fithian’s Christmas Card list. Not only did Mr Peabody and Sherman underwhelm at the box office, but now the head of Dreamworks Animation has…

Dreamworks Animation and Barco Pact For 3D Audio

As one of the early and most vocal advocates for digital 3D, it should come as no surprise that Jeffrey Katzenberg is also interested in adding dimension to audio soundtracks. On Thursday Katzenberg, the head of Dreamworks Animation, was on…

Katzenberg Discouraged Over Decline Of 3D

[/caption] There has been no greater champion of 3D than Dreamworks Animation head Jeffrey Katzenberg. Except maybe filmmaker James Cameron, there have been few, if any, industry cheerleaders as vocal about 3D than Katzenberg. As far back as 2007, Katzenberg…

Will “Clash” Unleash A Titanic Backlash Against 3D?

“Release the Kraken,” Liam Neeson’s Zeus commands in the WB’s “Clash of the Titans” re-make, but Hollywood should be more concerned that the film itself might release a backlash against the 3D format. There are several indicators that point to…

Katzenberg Keynotes 3D Entertainment Summit

Jeffery Katzenberg suggested that if exhibition doesn’t grab the 3D opportunity, “it will go down as one of the real great misses of our time.” He shared his thoughts about 3D, both for the theater and the home, Thursday at…

Top Execs Ponder Industry’s Future At ShoWest Panel

The first day of ShoWest has historically been held as an international day where exhibitors from around the world can attend panels that cover issues and topics that relate directly to their markets.  In an attempt to bring attendees in…

Katzenberg Gets Journalistic Spanking By LA Times

Jeffrey Katzenberg may be the Moses trying to lead the industry to the Promised 3D Digital Land, but judging by this article from the LA Times (Jeffrey Katzenberg in 3-D: Hollywood is rolling its eyes), his leadership may be in…

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