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Jeffrey Katzenberg’s Next Act With WndrCo: Reinventing TV for Mobile

Jeffrey Katzenberg says he feels like he’s in his 20s again — starting a brand-new venture, WndrCo, built around media and technology.

The co-founder and former CEO of DreamWorks Animation, speaking at an event Thursday in New York hosted by Hearst, said it’s actually the sixth time he’s started over in his career, citing his CV at Paramount, Walt Disney Studios, DreamWorks SKG and DWA. 1,069 more words

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Harvey Weinstein On Oscar Races & The Truth Behind 'Shakespeare In Love' Vs 'Saving Private Ryan'

Harvey Weinstein is an occasional contributor to Deadline when he has something on his mind. Before he put on the tux to root for his Best Picture nominee Lion, his mind was on Oscar races past and present; the higher purpose of these golden trophies beyond commerce, and a revisit of the circumstances behind his biggest Best Picture upset, when Shakespeare in Love won the Oscar over Saving Private Ryan.   1,724 more words

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Publicists Honor Denzel Washington, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Ryan Murphy and Nanci Ryder

On Feb. 24 at the Beverly Hilton hotel, the Publicists Guild, a unit of the International Cinematographers Guild, will bestow trophies to many of its own members, and will accord special honors to the following entertainment stalwarts: 682 more words

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Encore: 'Trolls' Star Justin Timberlake Talks Inclusive Art And Composing "Can't Stop The Feeling!"

Editors Note: This story originally ran on December 8, 2016.

If you happen to have come within earshot of a speaker over the last six months, there’s a fair chance you’ll have heard Justin Timberlake’s joyous summer song, “Can’t Stop the Feeling!”, which must surely be one of the most regularly-played tracks of the year. 1,196 more words

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Jeffrey Katzenberg Raises Cash For A New Venture: WndrCo

Jeffrey Katzenberg now has Hollywood wondering about WndrCo — his latest venture, according to an SEC filing today.

The brief document shows that he sold $591.5 million worth of “membership units,” classified as a form of equity — and is continuing to raise cash. 182 more words

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Jeffrey Katzenberg's Investment Venture WndrCo Raises $591.5 Million

Jeffrey Katzenberg, after exiting DreamWorks Animation following Comcast’s acquisition of the studio, has raised nearly $600 million for his next act: a digital media and technology investment firm called WndrCo. 267 more words

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As It Nears 100, Motion Picture Television Fund Strives to Recruit New Blood

As the Motion Picture Television Fund approaches its 100th birthday, it is tapping Hollywood heavyweights like J.J. Abrams, Christopher Nolan, Bonnie Hammer, Peter Rice, and Kevin… 1,069 more words

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