Paramount Pictures is an American film studio headquarterd in Hollywood, California. It is the worlds fourth oldest major film studio. It is known for creating and distributing many films such as The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie, Puss In Boots, Shrek, and more. Paramount distributed many Dreamworks Studios films along with a few from 20th Century Fox. Paramount Pictures was founded in 1912 originally as Famous Players Film Company, but later 1914, the name was changed to Paramount Pictures.