posted by: Thomas Gillick
By: Michael Cieply & Brooks Barnes
In the bungalow offices here that house Steven Spielberg’s newly formed DreamWorks Studios, the swagger is suddenly being dialed back a notch or two.
When the company reorganized itself as an independent operation a few months ago, Stacey Snider, a co-owner of DreamWorks and its chief executive, envisioned herself presiding over a grand new empire. It was a nice fantasy while it lasted.
“You’re not presiding over anything,” Ms. Snider, 47, said that she had quickly realized. “You’re back in the trenches.