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Obama Gets A Tour of Dreamworks

Photo of Jerry Beck By Jerry Beck | Animation Scoop November 27, 2013 at 12:01AM

President Obama spent part of this afternoon on the campus at Dreamworks Animation in Glendale, where he got a tour of the animation studio. Obama met with head of production Bill Damaschke and directors Tim Johnson and Bill Deblois - and attended a voice session with Steve Martin and Jim Parsons for Happy Smekday (aka "Home"). Here's the video.
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President Barack Obama spent part of this afternoon on the campus at Dreamworks Animation in Glendale, where he gave a speech on the economy, and got a tour of the animation facility. I can't recall any sitting President getting a tour of an actual animation studio - they usually visit Disneyland if anything. 


Obama met with head of production Bill Damaschke and director Tim Johnson attended a voice session with Steve Martin and Jim Parsons for Happy Smekday (aka "Home") - click here for longer version, abridged version embed below: 

Obama also got a demonstration of how motion capture work from director Dean Dublois (How To Train Your Dragon 2):

This article is related to: DreamWorks, Barack Obama, Jeffery Katzenberg

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