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Nickelodeon Opening Flagship Retail Store in London

The destination store featuring SpongeBob, Dora, Turtles and other merchandise is located in Leicester Square, the top foot traffic location? in all of Europe. read more

Crowdfunding a $4 Billion Market by 2020? Here Are 5 Companies Poised to Benefit

Jason Best of Crowdfund Capital Advisors estimates the equity crowdfunding business could be that big within four years, with these five companies in prime position to reap the rewards. read more

Want a Piece of the Movie Profits? New SEC Rules Could "Revolutionize" Crowdfunding (Guest Column)

Until now, the public has been giving money to movies for free via sites like Kickstarter, but starting June 19, the SEC will allow equity stakes in film (with a few catches). This changes everything, writes finance attorney Schuyler Moore. read more

Electronic Arts Responds to "Misogynistic Vitriol" as FIFA Video Game Adds Women

COO Peter Moore hits back at some social media comments about the news that the latest edition of the hit soccer game franchise will include women's teams for the first time. read more

'Leviathan' Actor Wins Defamation Suit Against Russian Legislator

A court ruled that an article written by the legislator contained defamatory remarks. read more

Endemol Shine Names Fennessy Brothers As Joint Heads of Australian Unit

Mark and Carl Fennessy have been appointed joint CEO's weeks after announcing their departure from Shine Australia. read more

Judge Explains Why Pandora Must Pay 2.5 Percent of Revenue to BMI

An unsealed opinion goes into detail about how songwriter royalties are calculated. read more

California Sees Increase In Film Production

The state was home to 22 major productions in 2014, up from 15 in 2013. read more

Oscar-Winning 'Feast' Director Creating 360-Degree Short Film for Google (Exclusive)

Aardman's story is inspired by Hitchcock's 'Rear Window;' Oscar winner Patrick Osborne's short is told entirely in a car. read more

Film Exec Maren Olson Joins CAA

The Traction Media president will become an agent in the finance and sales group read more

Apple Loses Appeal Over Court-Appointed Antitrust Monitor

Michael Bromwich raised hackles at Apple after being tasked to watch for antitrust abuse. read more

Hollywood Hologram Wars: Vicious Legal Feud Behind Virtual Mariah, Marilyn and Mick

From Homer Simpson to Jimmy Kimmel to Disney's upcoming 'Star Wars' movie, Hollywood’s new technology already is transmitting stars to multiple spots and reviving ones long gone. But now, a legal war between two entrepreneurs is holding back a potentially massive business as they squabble on social media ("Come at me, bro," says one). read more

Michael King, Top Syndication Television Executive, Dies at 66 (Report)

His company, King World Productions, was behind 'The Oprah Winfrey Show,' 'Wheel of Fortune' and 'Jeopardy!' read more

FIFA Scandal: What You Need to Know

Twin raids in Switzerland Wednesday have sparked a crisis at world soccer's governing body. read more

NBCUniversal Promotes Anand Kini to CFO Slot

He worked at NBCUniversal parent Comcast before joining the entertainment company in 2011. read more

China's LeTV Plans to Raise $1.2B to Bankroll New Projects

The news comes amid growing speculation about consolidation in the video streaming market in China. read more

Ni Hao, Netflix! How Entering China Is Harder Than Scaling the Great Wall

The streamer's stock soared past $600 a share on news of talks with a mainland media group owned by Jack Ma as Reed Hastings contends with rampant local piracy and byzantine regulation. read more

Hollywood Bracing for ACLU Gender Probe, Possible Subpoenas

Will you be subpoenaed? Several options are on the table as Hollywood's hiring practices go under the microscope. read more

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