DreamWorks - The management of technology and human resources. The purpose of this paper is to assess the organizing management function of DreamWorks as related to technology resources and human resources, and whether or not the company has optimized these assets for effectiveness and efficiency. Profile
DreamWorks is a private entertainment company that produces and distributes popular films, television shows, and music. According to Spielberg, Katzenberg, and Geffen (Reference for Business, 2011, ¶. 1,) the vision was to create an artist-friendly studio to develop, produce, and distribute superior film and music entertainment that would inspire and delight the world. Technology
DreamWorks animation pushes the boundaries of technology. The early partnership with Hewlett-Packard allowed DreamWorks to have a tremendous resource, not only in services, in hardware, but in enabling technology solutions for the company’s filmmakers. Through their partnership, DreamWorks with Hewlett-Packard (HP, 2009, p. 1), have created superior computer-generated animation, and with the latest and greatest technology, brought life to the screen. The company’s creative strength with the power of Hewlett-Packard technology fused to explode in 2009 with the 3-D action movie “Monsters versus Aliens” (HP, 2009). As stated by Ed Leonard, chief technology officer, “For us, the 3-D revolution is about immersing the audience into the movie” (HP, 2009, ¶. 4). DreamWorks and Intel have forged a new alliance to deliver a unique and magical S3D cinema experience. This experience will extend beyond the theater to personal computers and television screens, enabled by Intel InTru 3D technology. This technology is fueled by a new generation of digital theaters, digital cameras, and digital workflow techniques that simplify stereoscopic content creation. Jeffrey Katzenberg, chief executive officer of animation, has announced that future animated features will be released in both 3D and...
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