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Obama Scores Big In The Golden State

2011-03-16-Screenshot20110316at9.39.25AM.jpeg | Chase Davis | Posted 09.13.2011 | Los Angeles

This story comes to us courtesy of California Watch. Story by Chase Davis The next federal deadline for candidates to submit their campaign financ...

PHOTOS: USC Dedicates Katzenberg Center for Animation

Posted 08.02.2011 | Los Angeles

A select group of Hollywood royalty congregated last night at the University of Southern California to honor DreamWorks CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg and his...

Bracing For Traffic During Obama's Visit

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.20.2011 | Los Angeles

UPDATED -- Councilman Bill Rosendahl confirmed to HuffPost that President Obama will be getting around Los Angeles by helicopter like his visit last ...

Going to the Movies: The Times They Are A-Changin'. Rapidly.

Ellen Sterling | Posted 06.07.2011 | Entertainment
Ellen Sterling

Former Connecticut Senator Chris Dodd who nine days previously -- a fact he repeated often -- had assumed the role of Chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) recently spoke about the state of the industry.

PHOTOS: Jon Hamm & Jeffrey Katzenberg Raise A Glass To MPTF

Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Dashing star Jon Hamm of Mad Men and DreamWorks CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg raised a glass to the Motion Picture & Television Fund for their "charitable se...

Warren Spector Animates Walt Disney's Creations in 'Epic Mickey'

James Sims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
James Sims


PHOTOS: Which Angelenos Made Vanity Fair's 100 Most Influential Moguls List?

Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Vanity Fair just released their annual list of the hundred most influential moguls in the world, and it's no surprise that Angelenos make up more than...

Disney Hurts Hand-Drawn Animation With Beauty and the Beast 3D

James Sims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
James Sims

With such a glowing history, and as one of Disney's crown jewels, why would the studio now decide to re-release Beauty and the Beast in 3D?

Nicole Laporte's Book On Why DreamWorks Was Destined To Fail

The Wall Street Journal | Stephen Kurutz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Not long after moving to Hollywood to cover the film industry for Variety, Nicole Laporte became fascinated with DreamWorks, which she regarded as a "...

Katzenberg Slams 'Clash of the Titans' For Cheesy 3D

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Everyone inside Hollywood has known for weeks that DreamWorks Animation chief Jeffrey Katzenberg has been furious with Warner Bros. for releasing "Cla...

Jeffrey Katzenberg Eroded Animation with Celebrities

James Sims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
James Sims

Katzenberg opted to "go Hollywood" with animation, relying on celebrities and flashy technology to sell his movies. He has sadly damaged the value of an art form he once championed.

Katzenberg's Compensation Reaches $23 Million In 2009

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

2009 was a good year for DreamWorks Animation Chief Executive Jeffrey Katzenberg. The tireless promoter of 3-D movie technology received an annual ...

Mighty Movie Podcast Interviews: Waking Sleeping Beauty and Chloe

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

This episode features interviews with Don Hahn and Peter Schneider of Waking Sleeping Beauty, the documentary that looks at how, in 1984, the Disney Company sought to revivify their moribund animation division.

Movie Review: Waking Sleeping Beauty

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

A documentary that takes you behind the curtain to show the magic being made, Waking Sleeping Beauty still manages to dazzle because of the complex, utterly human story it tells.

Who Was There: Stars Come Out For Game Two Of Western Conference Finals

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Last night the Downtown Staples Center was ablaze with star power. While the unstoppable Bryant and Gasol carried the Los Angeles Lakers to a 124-112...

Studios Battle Over 3-D Screens: Are There Enough For 'Dragon,' 'Titans,' 'Alice?'

LA Times | Richard Verrier and Ben Fritz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Paramount Pictures is using high-pressure tactics against theaters to book DreamWorks Animation's upcoming big-budget 3-D film, "How to Train Your Dra...

Vanity Fair's Coverage of the White House State Dinner: A Namedropping Guide

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

The author was obviously trying to put the 2009 dinner in context with how previous years' affairs went. But he may have gotten a bit carried away in including quite so many characters, even as afterthoughts.

Jerry Brown: Act Two -- Or Is It Three?

Charles Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Charles Feldman

Just one day after Jay Leno returned to host the Tonight Show, Jerry Brown announces he is running for governor of California. Again.

CES: Katzenberg Optimistic For Prospects Of 3D TV

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

As the entertainment industry works increasingly hand in hand with technology companies in creating future media, its presence at CES this year is eve...

Spielberg, Katzenberg And Geffen To Endorse Jerry Brown

Wilshire and Washington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DreamWorks founders Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen are endorsing Jerry Brown's gubernatorial bid and will be co-hosting a fundr...

The Great 3D "Debate" Shouldn't Be a Debate at All

Richard Gelfond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Richard Gelfond

The reason I'm optimistic about 3D this time around is that the greatest storytellers of our time -- Tim Burton, Peter Jackson and Steven Spielberg -- are embracing the format.

Celebs At The Lakers Game: Leo, Tobey, Diddy, Jack & More (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Katherine Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Celebrities turned out in droves to watch the LA Lakers take on the Utah Jazz Monday night at the Staples Center. To Lakers fans' delight, they beat ...

DreamWorks Fumbles, Calling David Geffen....

Sharon Waxman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sharon Waxman

When word leaked on Friday morning that DreamWorks had gotten all hot and heavy with Mickey Mouse, Universal was furious.

Dreamworks And Paramount Finalize Split, Geffen Ends Relationship

Deadline Hollywood Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

'm told the decision as to the new distributor for DreamWorks 2.0 will be made at the beginning of the week by Steven Spielberg. (Of course, odds are ...

Geffen Blasts Redstone In New "Vanity Fair," Calls "These People" A "Nightmare"

Vanity Fair | Bryan Burrough | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

There was a time, not long after Sumner Redstone came to Southern California four years ago, when the world must have seemed rosy and new and full of ...