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  • TV pilot production rebounds, but L.A. region still losing business

    TV pilot production rebounds, but L.A. region still losing business
    Despite a near-record number of pilots made here this year, Los Angeles is still struggling to keep television production in town. Out of 186 television pilots this season, 96 were produced in the Los Angeles region, the second-largest annual tally in...
  • 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...
  • DreamWorks Animation, Netflix sign deal for original TV programs

    DreamWorks Animation, Netflix sign deal for original TV programs
    Glendale-based DreamWorks Animation has signed a multi-year deal to produce more than 300 hours of original programming for Netflix Inc. Under the terms of the agreement, DreamWorks Animation, creator of "Shrek," "Kung Fu Panda" and "Madagascar"...
  • Netflix and DreamWorks Animation sign deal for original TV programs

    DreamWorks Animation has signed a multi-year deal to produce more than 300 hours of original programming for Netflix Inc. Under the terms of the agreement, DreamWorks Animation, creator of "Shrek," "Kung Fu Panda" and "Madagascar" franchises, will...
  • 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...
  • 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 ranked 12th best company to work for in U.S.

    DreamWorks Animation ranked 12th best company to work for in U.S.
    Hollywood studios aren't known as easy places to work. But DreamWorks Animation once again has made Fortune magazine's list of the 100 best employers. The Glendale studio behind the "Shrek," "Kung Fu Panda" and "Madagascar" movies ranked 12th in the...
  • DreamWorks' WikiLeaks movie 'The Fifth Estate' starts production

    DreamWorks' WikiLeaks movie 'The Fifth Estate' starts production
    DreamWorks Studios has begun filming the “The Fifth Estate,” a movie about the controversial founder of WikiLeaks. The film, which will be released in the U.S. on Nov. 15 through Disney's Touchstone label, began principal photography last week...
  • Burbank-based Bento Box takes a multi-platform approach to animation

    Burbank-based Bento Box takes a multi-platform approach to animation
    When singer-songwriter Alicia Keys wanted to create an animated children's television series about the exploration of music, she turned to Burbank animation firm Bento Box for ideas. Bento's producers suggested an alternative: Instead of a TV show,...
  • Griffith Park was the most popular film location again in 2012

    Griffith Park was the most popular film location again in 2012
    Griffith Park, Point Dume, the 6th Street Bridge near downtown L.A. and a former community hospital in Boyle Heights reputed to be haunted ranked among the most popular film locations in 2012, according to a new survey. Eight of the top 10 sites for...
  • Analyst predicts $96-million write-down on 'Rise of the Guardians'

    Analyst predicts $96-million write-down on 'Rise of the Guardians'
    DreamWorks Animation may end up losing nearly $100 million on its recent holiday release "Rise of the Guardians." That's the sobering prediction of Lazard Capital Markets analyst Barton Crockett.  In a research note on Wednesday, Crockett said he expects...