| Aug 28, 2013
| 11:20 AM
A sprawling Santa Clarita Valley landscape that Walt Disney selected decades ago to be the backdrop for his movies and television shows will be transformed into one of the largest new studio developments in more than a decade under a plan approved Tuesday...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 9:49 AM
Filming on the next installment of "The Hunger Games" won't begin for another month, but Paul Holehouse already is assessing the risks. Holehouse will fly to Atlanta this week to check for asbestos in an old warehouse — one among many sites that...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 9:53 AM
The nation's second-largest theater chain, AMC Entertainment, has stopped selling advance tickets for the upcoming movie "Iron Man 3" because of a dispute with Walt Disney Studios.
At an industry convention intended to showcase the close relations...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 9:01 AM
The fight between the nation's largest theater chains and Walt Disney Studios over the upcoming release of "Iron Man 3" escalated on Thursday, when AMC Chief Executive Gerry Lopez took the studio to task for taking what he described as an unusually hard...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 1:23 PM
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...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Filmmakers doing business in China are often advised to avoid the three Ts, as in Taiwan, Tibet and Tiananmen Square.
But that warning doesn't apply if you happen to be Jeffrey Katzenberg, the animation mogul who has been at the forefront of Hollywood's...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Hollywood's jobs picture has brightened considerably over the last two months.
The film, television and music industries in Los Angeles County generated 131,600 jobs in March, up 7.9% from February and 12.6% from the same month a year ago, according...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 8:17 AM
DreamWorks Animation is placing another bet in China.
The Glendale studio is partnering with one of Asia's largest resort operators to bring its characters to Macao.
Dreamworks has signed a deal with Sands China, a subsidiary of the company that...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 3:08 PM
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....
| May 23, 2013
| 8:21 AM
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,...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 12:41 PM
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...