After all, Jeff Zucker and Bob Iger not only in business together (Hulu, etc) are now friendsBroadcasting & Cable is just reporting today that Disney, Hearst and NBC Universal is restructuring its A & E Television Network Association so they could form a new joint venture to double in women’s cable career high , which NBC Universal, a larger share of the company. Boys and girls, you can write even bigger media collusion?
Notes B & C: “The deal seems to make perfect sense given its NBCU clear strategy to guide women through a representative sample of the joint ...More
UPDATE: It’s official. Chase Carey returns to News Corp. as Vice President and COO and to meet with the Board of Directors. On DirecTV, General Counsel Larry Hunter Carey filledThe press release, and Rupert Murdoch notes are below.
Ya, Rupert observers are waiting to see exactly what the title is given to Carey: Chernin, or high levels of “Vice”I can say that Carey is not as integrally involved in Hollywood as Chernin has been, but that clearly does not move to Los Angeles, and that close monitoring is not the business of film and television as Chernin made. In a co-chief ...More
I guess money is fair game. This, despite the fact that some members of AFTRA tried to sink their candidacies with the email smears. Here are the results of electionsDavid Jolliffe (another unconditionally from Monday to Friday) earned a spot on the local board of AFTRA Los Angeles. (During the recent SAG election, a group of pro-AFTRA merger became members elected to the Board SAG.) Now, Anne-Marie Johnson (vice president of SAG, president of the Hollywood SAG Board and one of First Member leaders), and Alan Ruck (a stalwart from ...More
UPDATE: Word is that going to Kevin Huvane at CAA. “Maybe he can put it in your intimate friend Joe Francis next girls gone wild video,” my source Snark
EXCLUSIVE: CAA has always represented in the area of music. But now Miley Cyrus is having meetings with the agencies on your television and cinema and the representation of annotations. No word on whether the father of Billy Ray Cyrus, also a client of Utah, and willIs this fair to UTA? But I heard that the decision was taken by the mother of Trish Miley Cyrus, who is ...More
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SAG’s new leaders have issued a statement Thursday disputing this video refers to the integration of products that is published on YouTube and linked to the Department of Human Development. See below for the two sidesHowever, the video presents a clear argument against the integration of products that the former leaders of SAG is presented in its official statements the guild about why they were against it.
While product integration remains an area to continue working to ensure greater protection in the future, the maker of this ...More
OR network executives too ready to put everything in your head. But while they were golfing together this weekend in a quartet at the Riviera Country Club (Ross, who just moved here, is the best player, while Zucker has a 14 handicap and can barely keep up), both concerned about how Primetime prevent the Jay Leno Show Conan cannibalize night show this fall. It is clear that the version of Conan cash cow NBC’s The Tonight Show more of the same old same old. Network executives are too afraid to change a successful formula. And that’s how long O’Brien executive producer Jeff Ross and ...More
This year the category of time, the best voice-overs, changed the name Don LaFontaine Award to honor the man whose voice set the industry standard for the narration of the trailer and died in 2008. A total of 16 categories of awards were presented, including Best in Show. The big winner was the trailer for Star Trek, which took both the Summer 2009 Blockbuster Award and the trophy for Best in Show. In general, Lionsgate was the studio with the most wins, 9, this yearThe film provided the best of 2009 were appointed last night by the 10 th Annual Golden Trailer at the Directors Guild of America in Los ...More
Everyone near Cameron, Lightstorm including their kids, were surprised. Because what they meant was that the CAA, Richard Lovett is assembling a team to sell not to sell Cameron House Cameron Fusion System technology developed for its next AvatarSu (unreliable) Variety said yesterday that CAA signed on director James Cameron, but this. Thursday PM UPDATE: Look what my report was tabled read.
For Avatar, Cameron created computer-generated characters photo-realistic animation through motion capture technology using a new virtual ...More
UPDATED (below) with GE spokesman comments
This is what happenedIt is a very dangerous situation when a large multinational company makes war against media companies. Only one problem: the controversy is due to GE / s coverage ‘NBCU President Obama. Especially when that huge multinational corporation is General Electric, which also owns media company NBC Universal, and with all his power and influence and money to try to harm another media company, Nielsen and Nielsen Business Media, specialized publication The Hollywood ...More
He noted that “in some cases, the video game brand with film was not as good as a movie.” Also enthusiastically supported the Avatar game, which debuted at E3 on Monday. “I feel like I’ve been living in a cave for a year,” said the “Produced” Conference today. “I personally am not a player, but my younger brother Dave is a great player,” said Cameron, and together they made sure that he liked. He did not mention names, but said the Avatar game will be “the same quality” ...More
PRODUCTS CONFERENCE, Sony Pictures Studios (June 6, 2009) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) has announced “The Digital 25: visionaries, innovators and producers of 2009, an honor that recognizes individuals and teams who have made most significant contributions to advancing digital entertainment and narration in the last year. The announcement was made by the new media of the Council of the PGA at the opening of the Conference Produced by Sony Pictures Studios
“The Digital 25:, innovative and visionary producers of 2009″ not qualified. In alphabetical order: • ...More
The panel of producers to mark Enertainment opened with this warning: “If you do not have a good business model is better than having a branded entertainment model.” But panelists noted how the integration of products these days is part of almost all techniques deal with much more than just show a can of soda at the screen. (The Purina Dog Chow used in Marley & Me “was cited as an example.) The producers said that joins Madison Avenue to Hollywood – at the same time trying to connect the brand to moviegoers and television audiences without sacrificing the creativity of ...More
H. Sunday and Monday AM UPDATE: Cliffhanger Box Office: Sunday Numbers Show ‘The Hangover’ Caught ‘Up’ To #
It was the third best R-rated comedy opening everInstead, the credit of a hot concept (directed by Old School director Todd Phillips) and a marketing plan, combining the word of mouth with heavy TV ad rotation. At first, national levies on Friday said that Warner Bros ‘and revised bachelor party goes bad comedy Hangover could surpass Pixar / Disney’ s until after the opening of $ 16.5M ...More
(See belowUPDATED with comment from sources close to Emmerich.
Cieply of the New York Times piece Michael recalls how the New Line head Toby Emmerich wrote the script for the frequency, and “that exercise is sued by Laurie Perlman, once [CEA] agent now married to the former president of Time Warner, Gerald Levin, Ms. Perlman said he had not been properly included as a producer of frequency. EXCLUSIVE: Hollywood is known as central fight, so I have new information on an old feud that briefly reappeared today in The New York Times on the history of New New Line – and that is about to ...More
The speakers warned that navigating the bureaucracy and local tax incentives on state waters can be difficult because laws and regulations are complex and confusing and changing on a daily basis. Not only producers, think like a state revenue, to be prepared for countless conversations with state officials on such arcane matters as tax if the actor of loans to one must be registered in the state, or the sale of allowed to dot the state spends, and what constitutes a “local” employees. panelists today urged farmers to be prepared to read, study and expand the fine print to consider ...More
Production for television and the Internet. In “produced by” Conference, Producers Guild of America President Marshall Herskovitz, did the unthinkable in his packed lecture: Same Versatility Survivor! He tried to tell the truth, but, like all the producers who spoke on the conspiracy, not names. Although there was a high level of success in all three films in the media in films like Traffic, I Am Sam and Blood Diamond, TV shows My So Called Life and Thirtysomething, and web series Quarterlife to which came and went quickly NBC series “Two of them are bad places to be at this time ...More