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  • Andy Spahn, Jennifer Gonring Partner in Newly Named Firm

    Andy Spahn, political and philanthropic consultant for clients including Jeffrey Katzenberg and Steven Spielberg, is changing the name of his firm to Gonring, Spahn & Associates, reflecting his partnership with Jennifer Gonring. Gonring, who has been CEO...
  • Carmel Film Festival to Screen 'Nightcrawler,' 'Whiplash'

    The Carmel International Film Festival has announced the lineup for its 6th edition, which includes Jake Gyllenhaal's "Nightcrawler," Tommy Lee Jones' "The Homesman" and Sundance winner "Whiplash." The film festival, running Oct. 15-19 in Carmel, Ca.,...
  • YouTube's Smosh Guys on Making Their First Movie: 'We Had to Learn How to Act'

    For YouTube stars Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox -- proprietors of popular comedy channel Smosh -- embarking on a feature-length movie was worlds apart from their day jobs. The duo star in "The Smosh Movie," a madcap misadventure based on their YouTube...
  • Netflix Orders 'Winx Club' Spinoff, as Streamer Keeps Up Kidvid Splurge

    Netflix, in another move to bulk up on original children's programming, has ordered two seasons of "Winx Club WOW: World of Winx," a spinoff of the "Winx Club" Italian toon franchise, in which girls embark on magical journeys looking for talented kids....
  • Former Dreamworks exec to lead Tribune Digital Ventures, Gracenote

    Former Dreamworks exec to lead Tribune Digital Ventures, Gracenote
    Tribune Media Co. has named John Batter as chief executive officer of Gracenote, where he will lead day-to-day operations of the music metadata business. Batter will also succeed Shashi Seth at the helm of Tribune Digital Ventures, the broader...
  • 'How to Train Your Dragon 2′ Tops Foreign Box Office After China Debut

    "How to Train Your Dragon 2" soared to the top of the foreign box office charts this weekend, picking up $37.7 million from 28 markets. The DreamWorks Animation sequel was powered by a strong debut in China, where the picture picked up $25.9 million....
  • DreamWorks Animation appoints new chief financial officer

    DreamWorks Animation has appointed a new chief financial officer, in the latest in a series of management changes at the Glendale studio. Fazal Merchant, a former executive at DirecTV and Barclays Capital,  has been tapped as the company's finance...
  • DreamWorks Animation Taps Fazal Merchant as CFO

    DreamWorks Animation has tapped Fazal Merchant as its new chief financial officer. He will replace current CFO Lew Coleman, who has taken on the role of vice chairman and has been tasked with helping the company grow its brand globally. Merchant...
  • Roku's First Streaming-Video TVs Ready to Hit U.S. Market

    For years, Apple has been rumored to be developing an integrated, Internet-connected HDTV designed to make streaming video the first input on the biggest screen in the house. But now Roku, maker of Internet-streaming video players that compete with Apple...
  • 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' tops China box office

    'How to Train Your Dragon 2' tops China box office
    Dragons are considered auspicious in China, and DreamWorks Animation indeed found fortune last week with “How to Train Your Dragon 2.” The cartoon sequel breathed some fire into the mainland box office, earning $27.1 million in its first...
  • Twentieth Century Fox's Jim Gianopulos Leads Studio Through Rapidly Shifting Landscape, Uncertain Times

    Twentieth Century Fox chairman and CEO Jim Gianopulos doesn't have an easy job. It's hard enough to pick movies that connect with audiences. Today, studio chiefs like Gianopulos must navigate a rapidly shifting landscape where consumer demands, piracy...