The Walt Disney Studios has promoted Janice Marinelli to oversee how the company releases its films, TV shows and other projects across physical and digital platforms. It's the latest move by a…
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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…
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…
Magnolia Pictures has acquired U.S. rights to futuristic drama “How I Live Now,” starring Saoirse Ronan and directed by Kevin Macdonald (“The Last King of Scotland”). The film was produced by Charles…
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…
Europe's Studiocanal is joining forces with Disney Nordic to roll out the bigscreen adaptation of Jonas Jonasson's bestseller "The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared."
Disney has begun laying off around 150 staffers at Walt Disney Studios. Employees began receiving pinkslips Wednesday morning. Individuals working in home entertainment, production, distribution and…
Employees at the Walt Disney Co. are bracing for layoffs that are expected in the coming weeks as part of a reorganization of key operations. It is believed that the company's movie studio will be…
As some lament physical DVD declines, others foresee digital goldmine
DreamWorks Studios has reached output deals for covering key European markets and the Middle East as part of its shift toward indie distribution on the international front.
The Mouse House has tapped Alan Horn as chairman of the Walt Disney Studios, effective June 11. He replaces Rich Ross, who exited in April.