In Cannes to talk up his latest venture, WndrCo, Jeffrey Katzenberg says he’s found “a brand new Everest.” The company is getting into what he’s so far terming “New TV” destined for mobile devices in the form of shows with full story arcs, but limited to 6-10 minutes per episode. 828 more words
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The progression of personalities through the various mediums has been an ongoing subject of interest on this blog. People, Intelligence assets it appears, or perhaps just members of privileged bloodlines, are given an assignment, for instance, to be a musician. 2,948 more words
The Simon Wiesenthal Center bestowed its highest honor — the Humanitarian Award — upon NBCUniversal vice chairman Ron Meyer Wednesday night.
Meyer was honored for his commitment to the human rights organization and its Museum of Tolerance at the Center’s annual tribute dinner. 650 more words
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
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
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
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