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Disney Studios Adds Fox Executives

Walt Disney Co. announced that several executives of 21st Century Fox will join its studio entertainment management team assuming the Burbank company’s deal to acquire 21st Century Fox closes.

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Laemmle Breaks Ground on Newhall Cineplex

Construction has officially begun in Santa Clarita on Laemmle Newhall 7, an upscale movie theater at the corner of Main Street and Lyons Avenue, on what has become known locally as the Redevelopment Block in Old Town Newhall.

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Feature Film Location Production Increases in Third Quarter

On-location film, television and commercial production increased by 3 percent in the third quarter, led by feature film production, according to figures released Tuesday by FilmL.A.

Englander to Leave L.A. City Council to Join Entertainment Firm

Los Angeles City Councilman Mitch Englander will step down at the end of the year to join live sports and entertainment company Oak View Group as executive vice president of government affairs, Englander announced Thursday.

Entertainment Firm Rebrands

GRB Entertainment has rebranded itself and has promoted several executives as part of the reorganization.

Disney to Reorganize Executive Ranks After Fox Deal

Walt Disney Co. has announced a new organizational structure for its broadcast and cable businesses assuming its deal to acquire 21st Century Fox closes.

Preview: Panavision Purchase Puts Focus on Production

Saban plans to capitalize on filming uptick.

Marketing Maven to Promote Crypto Summit

Camarillo public relations firm Marketing Maven has been selected to handle media relations for the Crypto Invest Summit at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Oct. 22 to 24.

JMPR Wins Red Line Synthetic Oil Account

JMPR Public Relations will represent motor oil and lubricant manufacturer Red Line Synthetic Oil, the Woodland Hills firm announced Wednesday.

Disney’s ESPN+ Reaches 1 Million Subscriber Milestone

Walt Disney Co. streaming service ESPN has surpassed 1 million paying subscribers in just over five months, the company announced Thursday.

Former U.S. Trade Rep Joins Disney Board

The board of Walt Disney Co. has elected Michael Froman as a new director.

Saban Capital to Buy Panavision

Panavision Inc., Saban Capital Acquisition Corp. and Sim Video International Inc. have entered into a merger agreement to create a “global provider of end-to-end production and post-production services to the entertainment industry,” the companies announced Thursday.

Warner Bros. Creates ‘Experiences’ Division

Pam Lifford, president of consumer products at Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., has been promoted to lead a new division that will oversee Warner Bros.’ brands, including its popular DC franchise.

Tix Shares Fall as MGM Takeover Talks End

Tix Corp.’s stock dropped nearly 10 percent Monday after the company disclosed that MGM Resorts International would not acquire the company.

NBCUniversal Puts Three Execs on Hulu Board

NBCUniversal has added three members to the board of directors of online streaming service Hulu, according to media reports.

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