Jonathan Polakoff covers the media and entertainment industries for the Los Angeles Business Journal. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California.
She can be reached at 323-549-5225, ext. 228, or by email: jpolakoff @labusinessjournal.com.
Cable sports network ESPN will lay off about 400 workers as part of cost-cutting efforts by parent company Walt Disney Co. of Burbank.
‘Previs’ looks to ride blockbuster trend
Previsualization firms are getting a piece of the Hollywood action as effects-heavy movies make big box office.
SECURITY: Cinavia code stops Blu-ray players from accessing stolen content.
Sony Pictures Entertainment and its studio counterparts are trying to turn pirates into paying customers.
Bob Iger’s salary was $40.2 million last year. But he made nearly as much in a day with a recent stock sale.
Skechers USA Inc. said that it moved to a profit in the first quarter, as sales increased for its performance footwear.
TELEVISION: ‘MoneyTV’ takes fee to let executives talk up companies’ stocks.
“MoneyTV” wants to help tune up small cap company stocks by getting investors tuned in.
AVIATION: Ducommun shares hurt by poor sales in mining, natural resources.
Natural resources and mining operations help ground shares of airplane parts maker Ducommun.
Walt Disney Co. announced Monday it has reached a deal for future “Star Wars” video games to be developed by Electronic Arts, a Redwood City game publisher with significant operations in Playa Vista.
PHOTOGRAPHY: MPTV also has packaged its classic celebrity shots for books.
Small shop broadens its focus beyond magazines with books featuring shots of classic celebrities
DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. on Tuesday reported it generated a profit in its most recent quarter, although Wall Street had expected a loss.