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DreamWorks Animation CFO Touts Chinese Joint Venture

Fazal Merchant called Oriental DreamWorks "incredibly important" and said the studio is in "a blessed place" because of CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg's strong relationship with China. read more

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti Appoints Chief Film Liaison

The mayor also signed an executive order to simplify permitting and the production process. read more

Octagon’s John Ferriter Exits to Launch Management Firm The Alternative

Kyell Thomas has been promoted to replace him as head of Octagon’s Entertainment Talent Management division read more

Warner Bros. CEO Dismisses Talk of Superhero Fatigue

Kevin Tsujihara also acknowledged his desire that DC just do half the consumer-products business that Marvel does. "That's a $150 million opportunity," he said. read more

HBO Plans April Launch for Standalone Streaming Service (Report)

The service is said to be launching in time for 'Game of Thrones' at a price of $15 per month. read more

Fox's Chase Carey Talks 'Empire,' Network Momentum, Consolidation

At an industry conference in San Francisco, the executive also discusses the pay TV bundle and over-the-top services. read more

Endemol Shine Unveils Nordic Operation

A trio of Endemol executives in Scandinavia will exit the company following the restructuring. read more

John Cleese Calls for U.K. Law Against Media Concentration

The actor and more than 100 British personalities in an open letter say that "a handful of media corporations and individuals continue to have considerable power over our news." read more

U.S. Spanish-Language Networks Take Turkish Dramas

Turkish drama is heating up following ABC's pilot order for 'Runner,' a remake of a Turkish series. read more

TV Channel Promoting Japanese Content Abroad Gets Expansion Funding

Wakuwaku Japan, which airs anime, films and dramas, gets money from a fund as it targets 22 countries by 2020 to raise the country's cultural profile abroad. read more

'Doraemon' Anime Film Scores Big in Asia with Record Hong Kong Run

20 percent of its $86 million box office has come overseas, unusually high for a Japanese film. read more

ITV 2014 Earnings Rise, Production Arm Continues to Grow

The U.K. TV giant, whose hits include 'Downton Abbey' and 'X Factor,' is led by CEO Adam Crozier and expects "another strong performance" in 2015. read more

BBC Touts 15 Percent Reduction in Talent Pay

BBC Trust chair Rona Fairhead will also tell an industry convention in Oxford that spending on top-earning on-air talent has declined by 29 percent, but the public broadcaster needs to do more. read more

'Sharknado 3' Producer Mocks Picketing Union By Touting Deal With Sharks

Meanwhile, IATSE is “surprised” at producers’ non-union stance, which denies workers pension and health benefits. read more

China's Bona Film Group Sees 2014 Earnings Double to $16.9 Million

The film producer and distributor also announced the launch of a second film fund of $270 million. read more

CAA Signs Chilean Filmmaker Nicolas Lopez (Exclusive)

The ‘Aftershock’ writer/director frequently collaborates with Eli Roth on small-budget genre movies for global audiences. read more

NBCUniversal Planning Online Comedy Subscription Service

The service, which will be ready later this year, will feature episodes of NBC shows including 'The Tonight Show' and 'Saturday Night Live.' read more

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