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  • DreamWorks Animation down to the wire in talks with Sony and Fox

    DreamWorks Animation down to the wire in talks with Sony and Fox
    With just three weeks to go until a self-imposed Labor Day deadline, DreamWorks Animation is coming down to the wire in talks for a distribution deal with 20th Century Fox or Sony Pictures. Those two studios are now the top candidates to replace...
  • DreamWorks Animation signs five-year deal with 20th Century Fox

    DreamWorks Animation signs five-year deal with 20th Century Fox
    Shrek and Po have found a new home. DreamWorks Animation, the Glendale studio behind such hit animated franchises as "Shrek," "Kung Fu Panda" and "Madagascar," has signed a five-year deal with 20th Century Fox, which will distribute its movies...
  • DreamWorks' Jeffrey Katzenberg discusses new Fox deal

    In a Monday news conference, DreamWorks Animation Chief Executive Jeffrey Katzenberg discussed his company's just-completed distribution deal with Twentieth Century Fox, and praised Fox chairmen Jim Gianopulos and Tom Rothman for building a “world-...
  • Disney chromium 6 discharge 'within guidelines'

    Disney chromium 6 discharge 'within guidelines'
    The Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board has concluded an investigation into contamination on the site of the Walt Disney Studios, a senior board official said. The agency’s decision comes a day after the Los Angeles Times reported that...
  • Fandango names ex-Disney executive Paul Yanover as new president

    Fandango names ex-Disney executive Paul Yanover as new president
    Fandango, the fast-growing online movie ticket company based in Los Angeles, has named former Disney digital executive Paul Yanover to the newly created position of president. Yanover will report to Nick Lehman, president of digital for NBCUniversal...
  • DreamWorks founders give $90 million to Motion Picture & Television Fund

    DreamWorks founders give $90 million to Motion Picture & Television Fund
    DreamWorks SKG founders Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen are each donating $30 million to the Motion Picture & Television Fund, giving a major boost to the fundraising campaign for one of Hollywood's oldest charities. The total...
  • DreamWorks Animation Chairman Roger Enrico resigns from board

    DreamWorks Animation Chairman Roger Enrico resigns from board
    DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., the Glendale studio behind the "Shrek" and “Madagascar” movies, announced that Chairman Roger Enrico resigned from the board. Current board member Mellody Hobson will succeed Enrico, according to a statement...
  • State film tax credit extension clears a hurdle but is scaled back

    Lawmakers gave a preliminary thumbs up to a two-year extension of California's film tax credit, a mixed result for Hollywood backers who had pressed for a five-year extension but were relieved to get more money given the state's budget crunch. By a 5-1...
  • DreamWorks Animation buys "Casper," "Lassie" parent Classic Media

    DreamWorks Animation, the Glendale-based studio behind the "Shrek" and "Madagascar" movies, is buying Classic Media, a company that owns the rights to "Casper the Friendly Ghost," "Lassie," "The Lone Ranger" and other iconic entertainment characters,...
  • Region's entertainment industry records fewer jobs in May

    Region's entertainment industry records fewer jobs in May
    Hollywood's job market dimmed last month. After three consecutive months of year-over-year job gains, the entertainment industry posted a nearly 4% decline in jobs in May, state employment figures show. The motion picture and sound recording...
  • Producer for Disney's 'Lone Ranger' fined over crew member's death

    Producer for Disney's 'Lone Ranger' fined over crew member's death
    State regulators have fined a producer of the upcoming Walt Disney Studios movie “The Lone Ranger” more than $60,000, citing numerous safety violations in connection with a crew member who died at a movie ranch in Acton. A 48-year-old diver...
  • Employment picture for entertainment industry weakens in January

    Employment picture for entertainment industry weakens in January
    Like the sluggish box office, the jobs picture in Hollywood isn't looking pretty so far this year. Employment in the motion picture, television and sound recording category fell 7.3% to 114,700 jobs in January, compared with the same period a year ago,...