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Burbank Holds First Economic Summit

Burbank Chamber of Commerce and Better Burbank Corp., an economic development affiliate of the chamber, held its first annual Economic Summit at the Ikea in Burbank.

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Deluxe Hires President of Post-Production

Deluxe Entertainment Services Group in Burbank has hired James Haggerty as the new president of post-production at subsidiary Deluxe Creative Services.

Report: Disney Starts Layoffs

Walt Disney Co. has started layoffs at its studio operations and those of 20th Century Fox, according to media reports.

Disney's 'Endgame' Breaks Box Office Record

Walt Disney Co. broke box office records over the weekend with its latest Marvel film, “Avengers: Endgame.”

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Disney to Buy More of Hulu?

Walt Disney Co. and Comcast Corp. are in discussions over the future of streaming site Hulu, according to media reports.

Women’s Council Awards Honors Valley’s Best

The San Fernando Valley Business Journal’s Women’s Council Awards recognized prominent female business leaders Wednesday.

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LBI Media to Restructure in Bankruptcy

LBI Media Inc. received approval of its Third Amended Plan of Reorganization from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court.

Location Filming Declines During Quarter

On-location filming of feature movies, television series and commercials was down in the first quarter.

Screenwriters Fire Agents Over Code of Conduct Dispute

Members of the Writer’s Guild of America fired thousands of Hollywood talent agents Friday because the agencies did not agree to a code of conduct proposed by the screenwriter’s union.

Preview: Spotify Buy of Parcast Consolidates Podcasting

Valley acquisition adds to streamer's audio library.

Disney Shares Surge on Streaming Announcement

Shares in Walt Disney Co. surged Friday a day after the company announced the start date of its new streaming service and its future streaming plans.

Cinedigm Signs Development Deal for Digital Network

Sherman Oaks-based Cinedigm Corp. has signed a development deal with Outlook Co., a Baltimore multimedia organization run by former NFL star Trevor Pryce.

Disney Supports Snap the Gap Program for STEM Education

Walt Disney Co. will help fund a program to close the gender gap in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM.

Independent Movie Studio Leases Valencia Warehouse

An unidentified independent studio operator with an existing Santa Clarita Valley presence has signed a new 166,359-square-foot lease at Rockefeller Crossing.

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Preview: Disney's Big Deal

$71 billion acquisition makes Valley's largest company even larger.