| Dec 21, 2012
| 6:53 AM
A group of California visual effects artists is mounting a long-shot campaign to dismantle foreign film tax credits, contending that they hurt U.S. workers and violate international trade agreements.
More than 150 visual effects workers in the last...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 7:37 AM
DreamWorks Animation SKG said it would take an $87-million charge on last year's holiday movie "Rise of the Guardians," marking the largest write-down the studio has ever taken for one of its own movies.
Analysts had estimated that the studio would take...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 6:50 AM
State regulators have fined a producer of the upcoming Walt Disney Studios movie “The Lone Ranger” more than $60,000, citing numerous safety violations in connection with a crew member who died at a movie ranch in Acton.
A 48-year-old diver...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Like the sluggish box office, the jobs picture in Hollywood isn't looking pretty so far this year.
Employment in the motion picture, television and sound recording category fell 7.3% to 114,700 jobs in January, compared with the same period a year ago,...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 11:13 AM
DreamWorks SKG founders Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen are each donating $30 million to the Motion Picture & Television Fund, giving a major boost to the fundraising campaign for one of Hollywood's oldest charities.
| Oct 25, 2012
| 10:58 AM
DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., the Glendale studio behind the "Shrek" and “Madagascar” movies, announced that Chairman Roger Enrico resigned from the board.
Current board member Mellody Hobson will succeed Enrico, according to a statement...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 5:07 PM
Five soldiers dressed in camouflage and carrying machine guns took cover behind a stack of wooden pallets. One yelled “incoming” and a few seconds later a large explosion ignited behind them, setting off a ball of flame rising 30 feet high....
| Nov 16, 2012
| 10:10 AM
The film and television industry in Los Angeles County has lost more than 16,000 jobs since 2004, mostly due to work migrating out of state, a new report revealed.
Last year, the entertainment business generated 102,100 jobs in the county, down 14% from...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 7:15 AM
Robert Kleinhenz, chief economist with the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp., recently spoke with The Times about a new report on the entertainment industry’s effect on the L.A. County economy.
What was the purpose of the study?
| Nov 26, 2012
| 12:39 PM
Shares of DreamWorks Animation took a hit in the wake of a poor box office debut for "Rise of the Guardians."
DreamWorks' stock fell as much as 5.8% on Monday after some analysts warned that the Glendale-based studio could be forced to take a...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 7:39 AM
The Hollywood jobs picture continued to improve last year.
Employment in Los Angeles' entertainment industry climbed nearly 4% in 2012, reflecting an upswing in feature film production in the fourth quarter and a surge in commercial shoots, which climbed...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 8:51 AM
DreamWorks Animation said Tuesday night that it is pushing back the release date for its animated movie "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" by four months.
The Glendale studio said it was changing the release date for the film from Nov. 1 to March 7, 2014, at the...