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  • Netflix joins Redbox to defy Disney's new DVD policy

    Netflix joins Redbox to defy Disney's new DVD policy
    Netflix is joining Redbox in defying Walt Disney Studios' attempt to stop DVD rentals for four weeks after the discs go on sale. Disney recently decided not to provide its discs to the nation's largest rental companies until 28 days after they hit...
  • Film jobs for screenwriters fall for second year

    Film jobs for screenwriters fall for second year
    Screenwriting jobs and wages in Hollywood declined for a second straight year, reflecting the broader pullback in production by the major film studios, according to the Writers Guild of America West. The WGA, which represents about 12,000 writers,...
  • New library gets another $100K

    A planned $53-million replacement of the Central Library inched closer this week after Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) announced he had secured $100,000 for the project. While officials acknowledged that it was a relatively small sum compared with the...
  • Disney to cut 200 jobs

    Roughly 200 positions are expected to be eliminated by the Walt Disney Co., most to be absorbed by the company’s Burbank headquarters, in a round of layoffs next week, according to a company source. Some of the positions to be eliminated currently...
  • Disney sells to Amazon, renews with Netflix

    Walt Disney Co. has gotten on the Amazon gravy train. Looking to acquire content for its video streaming service Prime Instant, Amazon has struck a deal with Disney's ABC broadcast network as well as its cable channels including Disney Channel, ABC...
  • Burb's Eye View: A library's role in the 21st century

    When touring Burbank’s central library a few months ago, I was shown many areas that “used to” be something. “Over here used to be where we’d keep the archives for the Warner Bros. collection.” “This used to...
  • True film buffs know them by name

    True film buffs know them by name
    Cemeteries aren't usually thought of as hotbeds of activity, but last Saturday night at the Forest Lawn Museum, atop the memorial park's Glendale grounds, proved the exception. As a blues band blared and colored lights splashed off the white walls of an...
  • Ron Kaye: RIP Blockbuster and human connectivity

    Ron Kaye: RIP Blockbuster and human connectivity
    Dish Network, its shares up 50% since March, soared to new highs on Wednesday just hours before its Blockbuster employees were showing up for work in the middle of the night for the opening day of the liquidation sale of DVDs and video games in the last...
  • DreamWorks Animation reinventing itself with TV deals, CEO says

    DreamWorks Animation reinventing itself with TV deals, CEO says
    With the freshly-announced deals to produce animated television shows for Netflix and Germany's leading children's TV channel, DreamWorks Animation is well on the way to reinventing itself as a multifaceted media company. That's the message Chief...
  • DreamWorks Animation, Netflix sign deal for original TV programs

    DreamWorks Animation, Netflix sign deal for original TV programs
    Glendale-based DreamWorks Animation has signed a multi-year deal to produce more than 300 hours of original programming for Netflix Inc. Under the terms of the agreement, DreamWorks Animation, creator of "Shrek," "Kung Fu Panda" and "Madagascar"...
  • Disney at war with Redbox over new DVD rental policy

    Disney at war with Redbox over new DVD rental policy
    "John Carter's" journey into Redbox kiosks may be as complicated as a flight to Mars. Walt Disney Studios has decided to not sell its DVDs to any rental outlets, including Redbox, Netflix and Blockbuster, until 28 days after they go on sale. Disney ...
  • DreamWorks Animation to develop first Netflix original kids' show

    DreamWorks Animation to develop first Netflix original kids' show
    DreamWorks Animation will create the first Netflix original series for kids -- a show based on next summer's animated film "Turbo." The new series, "Turbo: F.A.S.T." -- short for "Fast Action Stunt Team" -- is to debut in December in the United States...