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Kevin McCormick Stepping Down As Warner Bros Production President On Jan 1

October 22, 2009 Leave a comment

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Kevin McCormick, who has served as President, Production, Warner Bros. Pictures, since January 2008, will return to his roots as a film producer and form a Studio-based production company effective January 1, 2010, it was announced today by Jeff Robinov, President, Warner Bros. Pictures Group.

McCormick will remain in his executive role at the Studio until the end of December 2009.
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Fox Names Digital Content Bigwigs & Launches Fox Digital Studios

October 22, 2009 Leave a comment

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Peter Levinsohn, President of New Media and Digital Distribution for Fox Filmed Entertainment (FFE), today announced the appointment of Roger Mincheff to the newly-created position of Senior Vice President of Branded Entertainment for digital content.
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Weinstein Company Sounds Like It’s Expanding Book Biz But Really Shifting It

October 22, 2009 Leave a comment

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The Weinstein Company, a leader in the independent film and entertainment industry and parent company to Weinstein Books, and the Perseus Books Group, the leading independent publishing company, have entered into a joint venture to publish books.
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Graham King’s GK Films Moves Output Deal From Warner Bros To Sony Pictures

October 22, 2009 Leave a comment

Academy Award-winning producer Graham King (The Departed) has signed a three-year, multi-film output agreement with Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Group, it was announced today by Peter Schlessel, President of Worldwide Affairs for the studio. Under the deal, King’s GK Films will independently develop, finance and produce a minimum of two films a year that will be marketed and distributed worldwide by Sony Pictures.
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Paramount & Thomson Renew DVD Services Contract

October 22, 2009 Leave a comment

Thomson, worldwide leader in services for content creators, today announced that Technicolor has extended its existing multi-territory DVD replication and distribution services agreements with Paramount Home Entertainment.
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NICKELODEON ACQUIRES GLOBAL RIGHTS TO TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES

October 21, 2009 Leave a comment

Furthering its mission to provide premium content to its audiences, Nickelodeon—part of MTV Networks, a division of Viacom Inc has acquired the global rights to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles from The Mirage Group and 4Kids Entertainment, Inc.
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Celebs Congrat Nick Cannon on new role – Chairman of TeenNick

October 21, 2009 Leave a comment

Nickelodeon, the number-one entertainment brand for kids, announced today that multi-talented, actor/comedian/artist/producer Nick Cannon, former Nickelodeon and MTV Networks star, returns to the Nickelodeon family as Chairman and development consultant for TeenNick, it was announced today by Cyma Zarghami, President, Nickelodeon /MTVN Kids and Family Group.
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