27 November 2013 12:54 PM, PST | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

For those who don't know, President Barack Obama paid a visit to DreamWorks Animation studios yesterday, delivering a speech to 2,000 employees and visitors about the entertainment industry being "one of the bright spots of our economy." Without a political statement from this writer, it's a publicity ass-kissing tour that all presidents make to various companies throughout their term. But still, the tour did result in some cool footage of the president checking out Dwa's motion-capture stage, showcasing some footage from How to Train Your Dragon 2 with director Dean DuBois present. In addition, the president also ran into Steve Martin and Jim Parsons working on the upcoming animated film Home. Here's the mocap stage and How to Train Your Dragon 2 footage from Cartoon Brew (via SlashFilm): And here's Obama's rendezvous with a sick, elbow-bumping Steve Martin and Jim Parsons: As you can see, the tour is led by Jeffrey Katzenberg (who, »

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