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DreamWorks Animation's CEO Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (DWA)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

July 31, 2012 04:30 pm ET


Rich Sullivan - Head, Corporate Finance

Jeffrey Katzenberg - CEO

Lew Coleman - President & CFO


Ben Swinburne - Morgan Stanley

Ben Mogil - Stifel Nicolaus

Barton Crockett - Lazard Capital Markets

James Marsh - Piper Jaffray

David Miller - Caris & Co.

Chris Merwin - Barclays

Richard Greenfield - BTIG

Tony Wible - Janney

Tuna Amobi - S&P Capital

Vasily Karasyov - Susquehanna Financial Group

Michael Corty - Morningstar



Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing-by and welcome to the DreamWorks Animation earnings conference call. At this time, all lines are in a listen-only mode. Later, there’ll be an opportunity for your questions. (Operator Instructions)

I would also like to remind you that today’s conference is being recorded and will be available for replay after 7 p.m. tonight through midnight, August 14th. You may access the AT&T Executive Playback Service at anytime by dialing 1800-475-6701 and entering the access code 251569. International callers, dial 320-365-3844 using the same access code 251569.

I would now like to turn the conference over to Rich Sullivan, DreamWorks Animation’s Investor Relations. Please go ahead, sir.

Rich Sullivan

Thank you and good afternoon everyone and welcome to DreamWorks Animation’s second quarter 2012 earnings conference call. With me today is our Chief Executive Officer, Jeffrey Katzenberg; and our President and Chief Financial Officer, Lew Coleman.

This call will begin with a brief discussion of the quarterly financials disclosed in today’s press release, followed by an opportunity for you to ask questions. I would like to remind everyone that the press release is available on our website at web address,

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