| COMPANY TOWN; The new chief at DreamWorks
Los Angeles Times, April 29, 2016 Friday
In Hollywood's animation business, all eyes are now on one man: Chris Meledandri. Meledandri, 56, was already riding high as head of Illumination Entertainment, the main supplier of animated family movies such as "Minions" and "Despicable Me" to Universal Pictures. Now, with NBCUniversal buying DreamWorks Animation, he will also have creative oversight over that Glendale studio. Jeff Shell, chairman of Universal Filmed Entertainment, called Meledandri "one of the most important and valuable...