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DGA Promotes Sahar Moridani to Associate Executive Director

In her new role, she will work with national executive director David Korduner. read more

CAA's Doc O'Connor Exit Means the End of an Era (But Not the End of an Agency)

As a powerful managing partner prepares to become CEO of Madison Square Garden, the remaining "Young Turks" are far better positioned than when Michael Ovitz and Ron Meyer left in the mid 1990s. read more

Russia Proposes New Tax on Hollywood Movie Ticket Sales

An 18 percent price hike would affect only U.S. and foreign fare, says Russian prime minister, Dmitry Medvedev. read more

Cannes Lions: Five Ad Frontrunners to Watch

From World Cup Beats to a Christmas Penguin, these are the spots generating buzz at the world's largest festival for advertising and communication. read more

Lionsgate Promotes Tim Palen to Chief Brand Officer

He will serve as the indie studio's top film marketing executive, having added president of worldwide marketing to his duties. read more

Avid Completes $65 Million Orad Deal

The Israel-based developer of 3D graphics systems, video servers and workflow tools is publicly traded on the Frankfurt stock exchange. read more

Verizon Completes $4.4 Billion AOL Acquisition

Tim Armstrong will continue to lead AOL operations, reporting to Marni Walden, Verizon executive vp. read more

Cannes Lions: Snapchat CEO Talks Ads

Evan Spiegel at the festival of creativity also discusses how he went from startup failure to tech star. read more

Chinese Web Reality Show '15 of Us' Launches, First Under Talpa, Tencent Pact

Based on Talpa's 'Utopia,' the series starts on the Chinese video site Tuesday, followed by its launch on satellite TV. read more

China Box Office: 'Jurassic World' Devours Competition for Second Week

Universal's record-breaking dino flick has brought in $161.7 million in 12 days in the world's second-biggest movie market. read more

'Lipstick Jungle' to Get Dutch Remake

SBS Broadcasting has commissioned a local version of the short-lived NBC series. read more

Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai's Annual Salary Unchanged at $1.8 Million

He gets paid in dollars, but in yen terms, the amount was up 10 percent from the previous year. read more

New Nordic Thriller from 'The Bridge' Team Gets Greenlight

France's CanalPlus and Sweden's SVT are backing 'Midnight Sun,' a murder mystery in the 24-hour sunlight of an Arctic summer. read more

Harvey Keitel Sues ETrade for Dropping Him From Commercials

The 'Pulp Fiction' star says the company owes him $1.5 million from a previous contract. read more

CAA's Doc O’Connor to Exit for Madison Square Garden CEO Post

He’ll be the permanent replacement for Tad Smith, who left for Sotheby’s in March. read more

'Wanted' Director Defends Online Piracy in Russia

Timur Bekmambetov argued that one third of Russians have no access to theaters and can't watch movies in any other way. read more

Conde Nast, Discovery Sued Over Robert Durst Photos

A photographer aims to protect what he captured in 1981 — including an image of Durst, his first wife and Susan Berman together. read more

President Obama Uses N-Word on Marc Maron's 'WTF' Podcast Interview

CNN and CBS did not censor the expletive when airing a clip of the conversation, while Fox News and MSNBC did. read more

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