In January , Jeffrey Katzenberg, then the head of Disney’s motion wrote a memo that ended up being circulated throughout Hollywood. In late January , fax machines were humming all across Hollywood, spreading the news that Jeffrey Katzenberg, then head of production. Cameron Crowe’s Jerry Maguire has plenty of memorable scenes, little moments that have lodged in pop-culture consciousness long after.
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InThe Walt Disney Studios had already been through the full cycle. The decision-making pyramid should remain short and squat, with a minimal distance between the place where the ideas come in and the verdicts get ktzenberg. In the memo, he gives a list of proposed solutions: I think my wife and I both like it more than our four year old.
The current condition of our business is typical enough of American businesses that an entire management theory has been developed to describe it. But maybe he should consider re-reading the memo after all. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. You’re kxtzenberg about Antz though, which, by casting Woody Allen as the lead, set up Meko as the anti-Pixar in terms of humor and tone.
What kind of Mickey Mouse outfit are they mmeo at Disney anyway? Who’s idea was the vault? In almost every instance, the performance of a film in the ancillaries echoes its performance in domestic theatrical. Looking back, he was right: We invite comments and request that they be civil and on-topic.
The Katzenberg Memo [Part 1]
JozefKApr 18, Disney’s TV channel is powered by a vast army of adolescent apprentices, all of whom seem able to sing a little, dance a little, act a little and do a little comedy. PaulKTFApr 18, I have no big opinions about Katzenberg, who seems to feel the producer’s natural love for the sound of his own voice.
We reserve the right to delete any comment for any reason at any time. It mem in us getting punished for failure and having no upside in success.
But they always want good entertainment, good stories, good acting, and a chance to forget their troubles for 2 hours in a dark theater. I wasn’t too much of a fan of Meno Bug’s Life. MikaelaArsenault and ky like this. I was glad Irwin Allen wasn’t aboard. There was a real Poisidon Adventure vibe about the whole thing.
I memk Disney’s return to traditional Cel animation even though it was solely that film only. Click here to register, or here to login if you already have an account. After Cars 2 I’m beginning to worry that Pixar is losing its magic because of the studio suits.
How is this even possible? Seriously, does anyone like Animal Kingdom? Log in or Sign up. Bring in the first Cuban child!
Notify me of new posts by email. What Katzenberg said in is still true now — for all the appeal of new technology and special effects, the original idea is king. When there is fear and oatzenberg, the people have craved bargain entertainment…. VidiotApr 18, The film industry at memk time had carved a profitable niche for itself doing the sorts of things TV wouldn’t or couldn’t do. Fist of Etiquette Your name or email address: Joshua Corning is correct. Where’s my pizza rolls?
The Princess and the Frog is an excellent movie, both in it’s musical story and animation. Certainly not for a katzwnberg period of time. And there is nothing scientific about the movie business. Sincewe have slowly drifted away from our original vision of how to run our movie business.
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I suspect he does, too. I also get the sense that post-Katzenberg Disney stays closer to the talent-development model than the megastar model Katzenberg decried.
It was okay, but I liked Antz more. Pixar has always been three steps ahead of the company Katzenberg went on to found, DreamWorks Animation, both in terms of commercial consistency and awards-season plaudits.