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Jane Hartwell promoted to associate producer of PDI's SHREK

PACIFIC DATA IMAGES (PDI) has promoted JANE HARTWELL to associate producer of their second DreamWorks/PDI animated feature co-production SHREK. Previously, Hartwell was Senior Production Manager on SHREK and Production Manager on the first of PDI's animated features, ANTZ. Her expanded responsibilities include involvement in creative, technical and financial aspects of the production. Hartwell is also responsible for the creation of the overall schedule for SHREK and oversees the story, character, lighting, effects and technical director departments. "Her expertise was crucial to the production of ANTZ and that will be increasing dramatically on SHREK," stated the film's producer Aron Warner. A native of the Bay Area, Hartwell was previously an associate production manager at Skellington on JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH.