Media congloms like cable giant Comcast are increasingly turning to leaders with a new constellation of business skills, who can anticipate, navigate and respond quickly and boldly to the seismic…
Walt Disney Pictures
With disc sales struggling to maintain the value they've long enjoyed on conglomerate balance sheets, EST growth is critical to studios, which must transition the whole notion of ownership to…
Brett Dicker, an exec in Disney’s marketing and publicity department for 23 years, died Tuesday in Woodland Hills, Calif. of heart failure. He was 63. He most recently served as exec VP of marketing…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
A "Cars" spinoff so overrun with broad cultural stereotypes that it should come with free ethnic-sensitivity training for impressionable kids.
Richard Branca, Sony Pictures’ executive VP, post-production services, will leave the studio this month after more than 20 years on the lot. Branca oversees a range of services, including sound…
New president will succeed Hawk Koch.
Strand Releasing has taken U.S. rights to Rithy Panh's Cambodian documentary “The Missing Picture,” which won the top jury prize in Un Certain Regard at Cannes. The film is set for a spring release…
Veteran industry exec Ruth Vitale is coming on board to head the entertainment industry’s anti-piracy Creative America initiative, which is backed by the motion picture and television businesses and…
Six months after stunning Hollywood with its LucasFilm acquisition, Disney announced that it plans to release the next three "Star Wars" films in 2015, 2017 and 2019.
After driving massive growth for Disney since 2005, why should Bob Iger step aside in 2015?
Disney is looking to the past for guidance in picking the hits of the future.