Category Archive: Jeffrey Katzenberg

Mar
12

Profits Up – Time For Cuts

Good morning. As many of you know, Manka Bros. had an excellent 2013 (mainly from the asbestos lawsuit payout from the state [yeah, baby!] and increased attendance at our Manka Fun Parks due to the new Animaltered Attractions in Des Moines and Halifax). Because of our good fortune and superior senior management (with the exception …

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Jan
17

Sundance: Manka Bros. Acquires ‘Scoiattolo che mangia arancio’

Hello from Maui! I’m feeling much better and have recovered from the outrageous snub from the Motion Picture Academy – yet still, fuck the Academy Awards. But life in Hollywood must continue. As many of you have read, Manka Bros. has stopped going to the Sundance Film Festival because certain executives in the past chose to …

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Jan
16

F The Academy Awards

Another year – another snub. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences can F itself. The same goes for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association… And while I’m at it, The Producer’s Guild can suck it… … and any other suck ass group of idiots who wouldn’t know a quality movie if it bit them in the …

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Sep
06

Original Films Fail

Summer was a disaster at Manka Bros. We didn’t have one film that worked. A completely… totally… unbelievably fucked up summer. And everyone is at fault. But mostly, the fault lies in our film slate development strategy. The reason? ORIGINAL FILMS FAIL Did you morons seriously believe we’d have a global, four-quadrant hit with “Monty” …

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Jul
11

Herb Allen’s Sun Valley Conference – 2013 – Day 3 – The Drunkening

Herb Allen’s Sun Valley Conference – 2013 Day 1 – It Begins Day 2 – Build-A-Bike Day 3 – The Drunkening Ugh. I’m sure the planners of these conferences (not just Herb Allen’s but corporate offsites the world over) always dream great things will happen – that an idea will emerge that changes the world; …

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Jul
10

Herb Allen’s Sun Valley Conference – 2013 – Day 2 – Build-A-Bike

Herb Allen’s Sun Valley Conference – 2013 Day 1 – It Begins Day 2 – Build-A-Bike Day 3 – The Drunkening Herb Allen always makes Day 2 into an adventure. Last year was the disastrous Acid Trip. The year before was the disastrous Mogulympics. And the year before for that was the disastrous Burning Mogul. This …

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Jul
09

Herb Allen’s Sun Valley Conference – 2013 – Day 1 – It Begins

Herb Allen’s Sun Valley Conference – 2013 Day 1 – It Begins Day 2 – Build-A-Bike Day 3 – The Drunkening I have arrived. The combined age of everyone at this conference is something like 2 million. Herb Allen told me he has crafted an agenda that will make last year’s conference seem like a …

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