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Blogs It's not always best to put all of your eggs in one basket

A small piece of advice - even good, honest people make mistakes and use poor judgment. The secret is not to buy into what someone tells you just because you believe the person would never lie to you. Better be cautious, even your mom and dad can lead you astray because they believe you'd make a great lawyer or sword-swallower or pickle maker - A person doesn't have to be a liar to be wrong so while you can respect others' judgment, never set your own aside.

Blogs When is building a shopping mall like making a television game show?

The Mouse Factory is under attack having lost a major Jury decision regarding their accounting practices. Having claimed that "Who wants to be a Millionaire" was kept in the Red despite its tremendous success was too much for a Jury to stomach, awarding a huge settlement to the game's creator.

Headline News Lauren Lung Named VP/GM of Kodak's Motion Picture Business in the Americas

Lauren Lung has been named vice president and general manager of Kodak's Entertainment Imaging Division in North and South America.

Headline News Nick Tesi leaves Eyetronics to launch The Nicholas Group

By Matt Kapko | Monday, February 8, 2010 at 5:09am

Nick Tesi a veteran of the 3D graphics and Visual Effects business through 3D Scanning and Motion Capture has recently left Eyetronics (Sept 1st 09) after 9 1/2 years to start and build his own company ‘The Nicholas Group”.

Blogs Be careful you don't fall so deeply in love with a property that you can't let go.

Like in poker it's best to know when to hold-em and when to fold-em. Don't make your creative children your real children because the time will likely come that you really should move on. Time, energy and money can be thrown out the window on unsellable properties, just because like your kids, you love them.....

Headline News Warner Bros. Animation Announces Three New Executive Appointments

Warner Bros. Animation (WBA) has assembled the final pieces of its new senior executive team, naming Peter Girardi to the newly created position of Senior Vice President, Series & Alternative Animation, and appointing Ed Adams as Senior Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs and Administration.

Headline News THQ Opens Three New Units

THQ Inc. today announced a reorganization of the company's management team and business units in support of THQ's focused product strategy. In order to more directly align the organization with its previously announced strategy, THQ has formed three new business units: 1) Core Games; 2) Kids, Family and Casual Games; and 3) Online, and has promoted key executives to manage each of these units. Each unit manager will report directly to THQ President/CEO Brian Farrell.

Headline News FitzRoy Beefs Up Licensing Team With Four Key Appointments

Press Release from Fitz Roy Media

NEW YORK -- (May 27, 2009) -- Fitz Roy Media announced today the appointment of Jonathan Breiter and Jennifer Zivic, two of the industry's most respected licensing and merchandising executives, as the designated U.S. licensing agents for the company's slate of children's properties. Breiter and Zivic will launch their representation of Fitz Roy's newest kid franchises including FUNNY FACE, HEATHCLIFF and SECRET WINGS at the 2009 Licensing International Expo in June.

Headline News Sci Fi, Will Smith Have Unfinished Business

Sci Fi Channel has ordered crime pilot UNFINISHED BUSINESS, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.

Overbrook Entertainment will produce with Will Smith, James Lassiter and Ken Stovitz exec producing. The drama will be about an ex-cop who starts seeing visions of memories from the recently-dead, compelling him to help wronged souls resolve unfinished business.

Sally Robinson is set to write the pilot with Mikael Salomon to direct. Robinson was nominated for an Emmy for IRON JAWED ANGELS and Salomon won an Emmy for BAND OF BROTHERS.

Headline News Porchlight Names New CFO, Senior VP

PorchLight Ent. has appointed Courtney Colman to the company post of CFO and Don Mirisch as SVP.

As the chief financial officer, Colman will be responsible for overseeing PorchLight's finance, accounting, human resources and IT departments. Prior to joining PorchLight, Colman was exec VP of finance at First Look Studios, where she oversaw the finance, accounting and participation departments. Before First Look Studios, Colman held the position of CFO of Lieberman Research Worldwide, a market research company specializing in the entertainment sector.

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