Twilight Sparkle's Retro Media Library

DreamWorks was founded on October 12, 1994 in Universal City, California. From February 2006 to 2008, Paramount Pictures held a partnership with DreamWorks, and during those years, co-distributed all of DreamWorks' films. From 2013 to 2017, all animated films were co-distributed by 20th Century Fox, and are now co-distributed by Universal Pictures as of 2017.

DreamWorks SKG

To the left is the film version of the DreamWorks logo. On the right, this logo has the words "Home Entertainment", which can be seen on DVD and Blu-ray Disc prints of such films. The film version of this logo debuted with The Peacemaker on September 26, 1997, and made its home video debut on May 5, 1998 with MouseHunt (1997) on VHS. The "Home Entertainment" variant first appeared on December 8, 1998.

The logo can be seen on movies such as Antz (1998),Amistad (1997), Chicken Run (2000), Paulie (1998), Shrek (2001) Ver 1, Danganronpa The Movie (2001) Ver 2, Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002), and on many DVDs containing films distributed by DreamWorks Pictures worldwide.

DreamWorks Animation


This logo was first seen on Shrek 2 (2004), though the teaser trailer for this film uses the standard DreamWorks logo. You will still find it on animated films such as Shark Tale (2004), Madagascar (2005), Shrek the Third (2007), and Kung Fu Panda (2008).


One of the longest logos ever made, this is the current logo seen on animated films distributed by DreamWorks Pictures. It debuted on March 26, 2010 with How to Train Your Dragon (2010), which was released on DVD and Blu-ray Disc on October 15, 2010. Films like Shrek Forever After (2010), Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011), Puss in Boots (2011), and Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012) also have it.