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  • DreamWorks Animation beats expectations despite 40% profit drop

    DreamWorks Animation beats expectations despite 40% profit drop
    DreamWorks Animation posted a nearly 40% drop in profit in the first quarter while revenue remained virtually flat. For the three months ended March 31, the Glendale studio posted net income of $5.6 million, or 7 cents a share, on revenue of $135 million....
  • Region's film and TV jobs jump 8% in April over last year

    Region's film and TV jobs jump 8% in April over last year
    Hollywood had another good month, at least when it comes to producing local jobs. Although the number of jobs dipped from March by 2%, reflecting a typical seasonal slowdown in employment, the county added 9,700 jobs from the same time a year ago,...
  • DreamWorks Animation's 'The Croods' pulled from theaters in China

    DreamWorks Animation's 'The Croods' pulled from theaters in China
    Even as DreamWorks Animation Chief Executive Jeffrey Katzenberg was in China this week crowing about the box office success of "The Croods",  Chinese theater owners were ordered by regulators to end the movie's theatrical run two weeks earlier than...
  • DreamWorks Animation plans to put Lassie back in the spotlight

    She's an American icon with her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.   But it has been four decades since she had her own prime-time TV show, on which her courage, loyalty and knack for saving the day endeared her to millions of baby boomers.   Can...
  • Al Jazeera sets U.S. executive team. Eddie Sotelo out at Univision.

    Al Jazeera sets U.S. executive team. Eddie Sotelo out at Univision.
    After the coffee. Before seeing if I won the baby pool.  The Skinny: I was just thinking it is time to watch "Midnight Run" again when the sad news that Dennis Farina, who has a memorable role in that underappreciated comic classic, had died. I've...
  • Entertainment Partners expands into Puerto Rico

    Entertainment Partners, the Burbank payroll and production services company, is expanding into Puerto Rico. The company said it was opening a new affiliate office in San Juan to be called EP Puerto Rico. In addition to payroll services, the new office...
  • DreamWorks Animation partners with Fuhu on new tablet

    DreamWorks Animation partners with Fuhu on new tablet
    DreamWorks Animation SKG is premiering its first computer tablet, one that will teach kids how to be their own animators, according to the Los Angeles Times. The Glendale-based creator of the "Shrek," "Kung Fu Panda" and "Madagascar" movies has...
  • Burbank's vintage row keeps Hollywood rolling in period details

    Burbank's vintage row keeps Hollywood rolling in period details
    When set decorator Claudette Didul needed to decorate Sally Draper's bedroom with 1960s-era clothing for an episode of "Mad Men" last season, she knew just the place. Didul went to Playclothes, a vintage clothing and furnishing store in Burbank, to...
  • California visual effects artists fight foreign film tax credits

    California visual effects artists fight foreign film tax credits
    A group of California visual effects artists is mounting a long-shot campaign to dismantle foreign film tax credits, contending that they hurt U.S. workers and violate international trade agreements. More than 150 visual effects workers in the last...
  • Warner Bros. is a big spender in L.A. County: $4 billion a year

    Warner Bros. is a big spender in L.A. County: $4 billion a year
    On a typical day, Kun Lee, owner of Bake It Again Sam, prepares 360 bagels and 240 muffins for his famous customer across the street. And that's not counting the scrambled eggs, sandwiches, quesadillas, cookies and specialty order birthday cakes he...
  • DreamWorks Animation's 'Kung Fu Panda 3' to be China co-production

    DreamWorks Animation's 'Kung Fu Panda 3' to be China co-production
    A new Chinese joint venture said Monday that the third installment of DreamWorks Animation's "Kung Fu Panda" will be made in China as a co-production, the first for any major Hollywood animated feature film. "Kung Fu Panda 3," set for worldwide release...