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  • Cannes Market Launches Next Program to Focus on Innovations in Cinema

    "Le Judas," by Canada's Ziad Touma, Dane Julie Frik Walenciak's "Muleum" and Australian Jonny Peter's "Dream Channel" will feature at the Pitching Sessions of Next, a roundtable and workshop program that marks one of the biggest innovations at 2014's...
  • Two Assembly Democrats announce plan to close Proposition 13 loophole

    Two Assembly Democrats announce plan to close Proposition 13 loophole
    An unlikely duo of Democratic Assembly members -- one a business-friendly moderate, the other a stalwart of the far left -- will unveil a proposal Tuesday to close one of most notorious, and legal, tax loopholes associated with Proposition 13. And they'...
  • CANNES: Spain's Low-Budget Pics Come with High Ambitions

    Since 2012 the number of low-budget movies in Spain has surged, becoming a way for a new generation of filmmakers to overcome the paucity of financing. Some of Spain's most exciting movies of late have cost under €1 million ($1.39 million) and snatched...
  • Pfizer's interest in AstraZeneca worries Maryland

    Pfizer's interest in AstraZeneca worries Maryland
    Research labs closed by pharmaceutical giant Pfizer dot the country: Illinois. Michigan. New Jersey. New York. North Carolina. Maryland officials don't want this state to join that list. After Pfizer declared its desire to buy AstraZeneca — which...
  • Relativity at 10: Division Heads on Firm's Future

    Though known primarily as a film studio, Relativity has many flourishing departments, including television, fashion, sports management and digital media. The company recently announced the launch of Madvine, its inhouse agency. We spoke to the heads of...
  • Disney: 'We Actually See Growth in the Motion Picture Business'

    Add Bob Iger to the list of high-ranking Hollywood executives who still see the film industry as a growing business for their media companies. "We actually see growth in the motion pictures business," said the Walt Disney Co. chairman and CEO during a...
  • Soaring home prices spur a resurgence near USC

    Priced out of much of Los Angeles, young professionals are zeroing on several neighborhoods around USC and to the west, as the expanding Expo light rail line delivers new residents to the area. Communities such as Jefferson Park, Leimert Park and West...
  • New Lenox to buy businesses and spur development

    New Lenox to buy businesses and spur development
    New Lenox trustees gave initial approval Monday to buying four longtime businesses on Route 30 with the intent of trying to spur new development there. Trustees agreed to pay $2.8 million for the properties at 201, 103, 123 and 225 East Maple Road,...
  • Quilters lose haven in Downers Grove

     Quilters lose haven in Downers Grove
    A Downers Grove quilting and sewing shop has shut its doors, becoming at least the third store in the downtown area to close in the past year. The Quilt Basket at 1012 Curtiss Street closed in late May after a going-out-of-business sale. Owner...
  • Capital spending fails to meet expectations

    Capital spending fails to meet expectations
    The magic pill that's supposed to put zip in the economy is known as capex — meaning a surge of capital expenditures by businesses on equipment, property and buildings. Economists and stock analysts have been predicting that a flood of such...
  • Inside Blommer Chocolate: Family and cocoa at 75

     Inside Blommer Chocolate: Family and cocoa at 75
    The seductive smell of cocoa beans roasting, venting from a nondescript factory on West Kinzie Street, is how many Chicagoans know the Blommer Chocolate Co. — if we know it at all. Three-quarters of a century after Blommer's founding here, its...