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  • Vacancies up in Glendale, down in Burbank

    Vacancies up in Glendale, down in Burbank
    Glendale and Burbank are going different directions when it comes to commercial real estate. The vacancy rate in prime Glendale commercial buildings climbed to 23.6% in the fourth quarter of 2010, up 4.5% from a year earlier, according to Grubb & Ellis...
  • Technicolor Inc. moving jobs to Glendale

    Glendale officials are seeing a full-color demonstration of what they hope will happen in the San Fernando Road Creative Corridor, with Technicolor Inc. agreeing this month to move 100 film-processing jobs into a 40,000-square-foot Flower Avenue...
  • Mastering mammoth effects

    Mastering mammoth effects
    Burbank native Leslie Iwerks took on the daunting task of compacting 35 years of history on George Lucas' visual effects company, Industrial Light & Magic, into her documentary on the company's evolution that will be seen this weekend on Encore. In...
  • Movies are a bright spot at Disney

    Movies and movie-themed products were bright spots for Burbank-based Walt Disney Co. in a quarter that saw an overall decline in profits, according to figures released Friday. The diverse company — which owns theme parks, television networks and...
  • Movie veteran Alan Horn named new Disney Studios head

    Movie veteran Alan Horn named new Disney Studios head
    The Walt Disney Co. has named Hollywood veteran Alan Horn chairman of the Walt Disney Studios. He'll take the reins of the Burbank entertainment giant's struggling movie operation after the rocky tenure of ousted chief Rich Ross. Horn assumes the helm on...
  • Disney's first-quarter profit up 12%

    Disney's first-quarter profit up 12%
    Strong performances at Walt Disney Co.'s domestic theme parks and by Disney Channel helped drive a 12% increase in the company's first-quarter net income compared with a year earlier. The Burbank media giant reported that revenue for the quarter ended...
  • Planets may not be aligned for Disney's 'John Carter'

    Planets may not be aligned for Disney's 'John Carter'
    When Walt Disney Co.'s "John Carter" opens in theaters this weekend, the science-fiction adventure may encounter obstacles as formidable as its hero faces on Mars. The film brings to the big screen a century-old fantasy tale, from Tarzan creator Edgar...
  • Disney restructures Marvel Studios marketing department

    Disney restructures Marvel Studios marketing department
    Three top marketing executives at Marvel Studios have been ousted as part of a restructuring by corporate parent Walt Disney Co., a person familiar with the matter confirmed.   Disney has taken over the marketing and distribution of Marvel films from...
  • Steve Jobs to remain on Walt Disney Co. board, report says

    Steve Jobs to remain on Walt Disney Co. board, report says
    Steve Jobs will remain on the Walt Disney Co.'s board of directors, after resigning as Apple's CEO on Wednesday, according to a report. Upon officially stepping down from his post as Apple's chief executive this week, Jobs was named chairman of the...
  • In second high-profile exit, head of Disney Channel resigns

    In second high-profile exit, head of Disney Channel resigns
    In a surprise move, Carolina Lightcap is leaving her position as president of Disney Channels Worldwide after just under two years on the job. The departure is the second high-profile exit from Walt Disney Co. Last week, Andy Mooney abruptly resigned...
  • Disney's 'Lion King' in 3D is No. 1 at box office 17 years later

    Disney's 'Lion King' in 3D is No. 1 at box office 17 years later
    "The Lion King" reigned supreme at the box office this weekend, nearly two decades after the classic animated movie was first released in theaters. A 3-D version of the 1994 family film began its limited, two-week engagement this weekend and collected...
  • Disney to announce deal for 'Avatar' theme park attractions

    Disney to announce deal for 'Avatar' theme park attractions
    The Walt Disney Co. is set to announce a major licensing deal to bring "Avatar" attractions to its theme parks, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. The Burbank entertainment giant has secured the rights from 20th Century Fox movie studio,...