Obama to visit DreamWorks HQ

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President Obama will visit the headquarters of DreamWorks for a speech on the economy next Tuesday, the White House announced.

"The American motion picture and television industry is a growing industry and continues to create thousands of jobs all across the country," White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Thursday.

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The animation studio was founded in 1994 by Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen — each major donors to the president's campaigns.

Speilberg and Katzenberg each donated $1 million to the super-PAC supporting the president's efforts last year, while Geffen hosted a $1.3 million fundraiser at his Hollywood home during the 2008 presidential campaign.

In 2012, Katzenburg was among a list released by the Obama campaign of biggest campaign bundlers.

The trip to DreamWorks will come amid a West Coast fundraising swing planned by the president before the Thanksgiving holiday.

Obama will attend a $32,400-per-plate event to benefit the Democratic National Committee at the home of "Friends" co-creator Marta Kauffman.

He'll also appear at an event benefiting House Democrats the prior day at the Los Angeles home of NBA legend Magic Johnson. Tickets to that event range between $2,500 to $15,000 per person. 

Later in the trip, Obama will attend a dinner at the home of Hollywood producer Haim Saban. Saban's company owns Spanish-language television channel Univison and produces children's television shows, including the popular "Power Rangers" franchise.

Tickets to that event start at $16,200 per person, or $32,400 per couple, according to Variety

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