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DREAMWORKS ANIMATION INTRODUCES DREAMPLACE- A REVOLUTIONARY NEW WAY TO CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAY SHOPPING SEASON

Glendale, CA – July 24, 2014 – It’s a little known fact that Shrek, the curmudgeonly ogre
best known for fiercely protecting his swamp, actually dedicates his Christmas vacation to 
helping families find Santa – but this year the secret is out! DreamWorks Animation 
(Nasdaq: DWA), the global family entertainment brand best known for award-winning 
storytelling and industry-leading innovation, makes its official foray into the retail space 
with the launch of DreamPlace. A state-of-the-art reimagining of the holiday retail 
experience, DreamPlace is a 2,000-square-foot holiday cottage and combines the latest 
technology with magical storytelling from creative minds behind such hit franchises as 
Shrek, Madagascar and How to Train Your Dragon. DreamPlace reimagines one of the 
signature moments of childhood – meeting Santa Claus. This unique and interactive 
experience is set to debut in a total of seven locations nationwide owned by both General 
Growth Properties, Inc. (NYSE: GGP) and Forest City Enterprises (NYSE: FCE.A). 
 
Tapping into DreamWorks Animation’s stable of world-renowned artists, storytellers and 
innovators, DreamPlace enables children to experience the full narrative of an unforgettable 
visit to the North Pole, infusing the studio’s trademark storytelling and humor into one of the 
greatest legends of all time. Prior to their mall visit, families can make appointments by 
app, negating the familiar long lines for Santa before embarking on an unforgettable 
adventure, which includes an immersive, eye-popping journey with Shrek and his friends as 
they guide children and families to the North Pole. DreamPlace is set to debut this holiday  2
season in major markets nationwide, including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, 
Atlanta and Las Vegas. 
 
“DreamPlace turns the traditional mall holiday visit on its head with an immersive, 
interactive approach that draws on our signature brand of technology, storytelling and of 
course, humor,” said DreamWorks Animation’s Chief Global Brand Officer Michael Francis. 
"We are continually looking for new ways to bring our characters to life and DreamPlace will 
deliver an unparalleled experience which fans will absolutely love.” 
 
“An experience with Santa at local shopping malls has been a long-standing tradition for 
many families. Thanks to DreamWorks and Santa Claus, this year we’re taking our 
youngest guests on an adventure to the North Pole. After the adventure, children will have 
more than just the traditional picture with Santa; they’ll have a story to tell for the rest of 
their lives. It’s the ultimate experience,” said Melinda Holland, SVP Business Development, 
GGP. 
 
“We are thrilled to align with DreamWorks to bring this one-of-a-kind experience to 
Westchester’s Ridge Hill in Yonkers, New York and Victoria Gardens in Rancho 
Cucamonga, California,” said David LaRue, Forest City president and CEO. “DreamWorks’ 
creative talent has taken an age-old legend and transformed it to be relevant and appealing 
to today’s tech-savvy kids. We are excited that DreamPlace will open at Ridge Hill and 
Victoria Gardens. We are also honored that Ridge Hill was chosen to be the only center in 
the Northeast this holiday season to offer this outstanding family entertainment.” 
 
DreamPlace will debut this holiday season at the following GGP and Forest City locations: 
 
GGP 
  • Glendale Galleria – Glendale (Los Angeles), CA 
  • The Parks at Arlington – Arlington (Dallas/Fort Worth), TX 
  • Fashion Show - Las Vegas, NV 
  • North Point Mall – Alpharetta (Atlanta), GA 
  • Oakbrook Center – Oak Brook (Chicago), IL 
Forest City Enterprises 
  • Victoria Gardens – Rancho Cucamonga, CA 
  • Westchester's Ridge Hill – Yonkers, NY  3
 
About DreamWorks Animation 
DreamWorks Animation creates high-quality entertainment, including CG animated feature 
films, television specials and series and live entertainment properties, meant for audiences 
around the world. The Company has world-class creative talent, a strong and experienced 
management team and advanced filmmaking technology and techniques. DreamWorks 
Animation has been named one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” by FORTUNE® 
Magazine for five consecutive years. In 2013, DreamWorks Animation ranks #12 on the list. 
All of DreamWorks Animation’s feature films are produced in 3D. The Company has 
theatrically released a total of 29 animated feature films, including the franchise properties 
of Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, How to Train Your Dragon, Puss In Boots and The 
Croods. 
 
 
Contacts: 
 
DreamWorks Animation 
Matt Lifson 
 (818) 695-6576 
 
General Growth Properties, Inc. 
Lesley Cheers 
(312) 960-2646 
 
Forest City Enterprises 
Jeff Linton 
(216) 416-3558 
jefflinton@forestcity.net