Variety: VFX Artists to Protest Obama’s DreamWorks Animation Visit
Hollywood Reporter: VFX Community Planning Green-Shirt Protest
LA Times: VFX artists will wear green during Obama’s L.A. visit
Animation Magazine: VFX Protest Planned for Obama’s DreamWorks Trip
Details for the outside demonstrators. We will try to walk to DreamWorks if it is allowed:
The starting location will be at Griffith Manor Park (be careful not to confuse it with Griffith Park). Where something green and warm. Most sports stores have green apparel.
Dave Rand and Tom Capizzi have put their own money into organizing this event. If you can, please send them a kind donation to thank them. You can use square cash to quickly email them the money:
Details for professionals at DWA:
Dreamworks employee and Animation Guild President-elect Nathan Loofbourrow can be contacted to attain a shirt. Dave Rand has kindly donated $2000 to pay for the green shirts that will be available at DWA. I’ve donated $500.
Lastly, whether you choose to join in the demonstration or not, enjoy it and revel in it. This is a history making moment that should be celebrated for all your accomplishments over the years. I’ll have a longer post with a message for DWA professionals and Mr. Katzenberg. Below I’ve posted a few tweets from fellow colleagues about the event.
Soldier On. Thank you Dave, Tom, and Nathan.
Hearing Pres. Obama will be greeted at DreamWorks Animation by 500 people wearing greenscreen-green shirts.—
David S. Cohen (@Variety_DSCohen) November 22, 2013
I’m already proud of you, Dreamworks’ers.