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  • Disney to join animation initiative with China

    Disney to join animation initiative with China
    Walt Disney Co. said it would join an initiative to develop China's animation industry, marking the latest push by Hollywood to expand into the world's most populous country. The agreement announced Tuesday unites the Burbank entertainment giant with...
  • DreamWorks Animations' Jeffrey Katzenberg gets pay cut in 2011

    DreamWorks Animations' Jeffrey Katzenberg gets pay cut in 2011
    DreamWorks Animation Chief Executive Jeffrey Katzenberg took home a relatively modest pay check in 2011 -- at least compared to his peers in the entertainment industry. In addition to his usual $1 annual salary, Katzenberg, who controls 68% of the voting...
  • Disney, DMG team up to make 'Iron Man 3' a Chinese co-production

    Disney, DMG team up to make 'Iron Man 3' a Chinese co-production
    The Walt Disney Co. and its Marvel Studios subsidiary said Monday that "Iron Man 3" will be a co-production with China, as the Burbank company teamed with DMG Entertainment of Beijing to co-finance and distribute the film. Robert Downey, Jr., Gwynneth...
  • Disney partners with Comcast to provide ABC, ESPN on-demand

    Disney partners with Comcast to provide ABC, ESPN on-demand
    Entertainment giant Walt Disney Co. has struck a deal allowing Comcast Corp. cable customers access to all of its popular channels — including ESPN, ABC, ABC Family and the Disney Channel — from portable devices and video-on-demand services....
  • Technicolor plans to reduce staff

    Technicolor Inc. plans to lay off 50 employees at its relatively new Flower Street facility by Jan. 14, according to a recent state filing. Plans for the layoffs, filed with the California Employment Development Department, affect the 40,000-square-foot...
  • Glendale OKs rail crossing upgrades

    Glendale OKs rail crossing upgrades
    Glendale officials took the final steps this week to move ahead with upgrading another railroad crossing in the San Fernando Road Corridor — a project that could eventually make the area quieter for nearby residents. The $2-million project at...
  • Resident faults Disney for cracked home

    Resident faults Disney for cracked home
    A Glendale woman is continuing her battle with the Walt Disney Co. almost two years after the studio damaged her home while building a child-care center on its sprawling campus. Jennifer Pinkerton said Disney officials are offering her $5,000 to cover...
  • Disney's first-quarter profit up 12%

    Disney's first-quarter profit up 12%
    Strong performances at Walt Disney Co.'s domestic theme parks and by Disney Channel helped drive a 12% increase in the company's first-quarter net income compared with a year earlier. The Burbank media giant reported that revenue for the quarter ended...
  • Disney to announce deal for 'Avatar' theme park attractions

    Disney to announce deal for 'Avatar' theme park attractions
    The Walt Disney Co. is set to announce a major licensing deal to bring "Avatar" attractions to its theme parks, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. The Burbank entertainment giant has secured the rights from 20th Century Fox movie studio,...
  • Glendale-based Disney 'Imagineers' to start work on 'Avatar' attractions

    Glendale-based Disney 'Imagineers' to start work on 'Avatar' attractions
    The Walt Disney Co. has struck a deal to bring the fantasy world of "Avatar" to Disney Parks, starting with a multi-attraction themed land at Disney's Animal Kingdom in Orlando, Fla. Director James Cameron and his producing partner Jon Landau -- the team...
  • Disney's 17-year-old 'Lion King' continues to roar

    Disney's 17-year-old 'Lion King' continues to roar
    "The Lion King" is proving to be far more ferocious than Hollywood imagined. A 3-D version of the classic 1994 animated film claimed the No. 1 spot at the box office for a second consecutive weekend, beating out four new films. Ticket sales for the re-...
  • Steve Jobs brought his magic to Disney

    Steve Jobs brought his magic to Disney
    When Walt Disney Co. looked to revamp its troubled retail stores in 2008, Chief Executive Robert A. Iger sought advice from the company's largest shareholder, a foremost expert on the consumer experience. Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs had lured theme-...