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Producers Robert Simonds and Gigi Pritzker have partnered with private equity giant TPG and China’s Hony Capital on an ambitious production venture that aims to generate as many as 10 movies a year…
Agents are deal junkies by instinct. Thus with talent agencies feeling a major squeeze on revenues, insiders knew that a wave of dealmaking would be imminent — deals involving the agencies, not the…
With the deadline this week for the first round of bidding for IMG Worldwide, the focus in the industry is whether any number of entertainment players would emerge as a serious suitor for the sports…
The formal bidding process for sports agency powerhouse IMG is about to begin. The sale process for the firm, which reps athletes and handles event production and marketing for numerous franchises…
Silicon Valley darling Uber, whose app lets users book taxis and car services in real time, has raised $258 million in funding led by Google. Uber will use the funding to “expand into new markets…
While some of the country’s biggest media executives decide which tennis shorts to pack, the rest of the world is left speculating about the deals they may stir up at this year’s Allen & Co…
While the U.S. economy's slow recovery from the 2008 financial crisis is among factors that have increased investors' appetites, the inherent volatility of the entertainment business is still an IPO…
In the past five years, the role of the agent, and the business of running a sizable agency, has been buffeted by monumental changes, spurred by seismic shifts in the broader entertainment landscape.
From agents to TV executives to Internet provocateurs, and digital mavens to film producers and creatives, these are the New Yorkers who are revitalizing Gotham's rich showbiz legacy.