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  • Old media meets new media, and they like each other

    Old media meets new media, and they like each other
    It started out as a titanic clash between old and new media — and sort of petered out. Earlier this year, Google Inc. and Viacom settled what had been billed as a landmark lawsuit over alleged copyright violations at YouTube, which Google acquired...
  • 'Penguins of Madagascar' hit by a blizzard of puns

    'Penguins of Madagascar' hit by a blizzard of puns
    It's hard to go wrong with penguins. They can be elegant and emotionally engaging in real life, as the Oscar-winning documentary "March of the Penguins" beautifully captured. They can also be toe-tapping hysterical and wildly musical, as they proved...
  • Box office: 'Hunger Games' tallies $14.5 million on Wednesday

    Box office: 'Hunger Games' tallies $14.5 million on Wednesday
    "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1," the Lionsgate sequel expected to win the Thanksgiving weekend box office race, began its holiday feast early by earning a studio-estimated $14.5 million on Wednesday, raising its cumulative U.S. and...
  • If Katzenberg leaves, what's to become of DreamWorks Animation?

    If Katzenberg leaves, what's to become of DreamWorks Animation?
    Few executives in Hollywood are as closely associated with their companies as Jeffrey Katzenberg is with DreamWorks Animation. Katzenberg, 63, founded the company with Steven Spielberg and David Geffen in 1994 and oversaw construction of its Tuscan-...
  • '1001 Grams' and 'Heaven Knows What' Head Tokyo Festival Competition

    TOKYO -- The Tokyo International Film Festival unveiled a 15-film competition section with five world premieres and a strong contingent of films from other autumn festivals. Pick-ups from Toronto include Bent Hamer's Norwegian Oscar contender, drama...
  • Stocks slip on Cyber Monday as retail sales dipped and China slowed

    Stocks slip on Cyber Monday as retail sales dipped and China slowed
    NEW YORK — Mounting signs of weakness in the global economy and a poor start to the holiday shopping season knocked the stock market lower on Monday. Earlier sales, a shift to online shopping and stagnant wages meant fewer Americans showed up to...
  • Classic Hollywood: Honoring Jay Ward of Bullwinkle and Rocky fame

    Classic Hollywood: Honoring Jay Ward of Bullwinkle and Rocky fame
    In fall 1961, TV animation pioneer Jay Ward was awaiting NBC's prime-time launch of "The Bullwinkle Show" — his clever, satirical series that appealed to children and adult sensibilities. The series revolving around the naive but resourceful...
  • Contender Conversations, Animation: 'Boxtrolls,' 'Dragon 2′ and 'Lego Movie'

    BOXTROLLS Oregon-based Laika is heading into awards season with the stop-motion "The Boxtrolls." Having earned Oscar nominations for its first two efforts, "Coraline" (2009) and "ParaNorman" (2012), the studio is aiming to remain on a roll. Producer (and...
  • Hollywood's New Leaders: Film

    Richard Baker, 39 Exec VP, marketing and distribution, FilmNation Entertainment Take one self-described nerd, mix marketing expertise gained at the Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival and the Weinstein Co., and hire him at FilmNation to oversee marketing plus...
  • Hollywood's New Leaders: 10 Assistants to Watch

    Olivia Blaustein, 26 Coordinator, scripted television, CAA Blaustein, a USC grad, joined CAA in 2011 as an assistant to TV packaging agent Peter Micelli and developed relationships with writer-producers Jenji Kohan, Brian McGreevy, Lee Shipman and Peter...
  • Hollywood's New Leaders: TV

    Danielle Carrig, 36 Senior VP of publicity and public affairs, Lifetime Networks Public relations is a passion for Carrig, who works double duty managing publicity and public affairs for the Lifetime brand. "I never thought I would find such a home in the...