Reporter (Media and Entertainment)
Shows as economic drivers
The entertainment industry’s major awards shows bring millions to the home economy.
Employment in the entertainment industry in the Los Angeles Basin grew 19.6 percent from 2006 to 2016, outpacing 4 percent growth across all industries in the area over the same 10-year period, a new report says.
Rachel Fine | Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
Rachel Fine, Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
Adaptive Studios Inc, an entertainment studio that creates premium content for emerging and traditional platforms located in Culver City, has raised $16.5 million in Series B funding, the company announced on Feb.15.
Luxury auto brand Genesis has awarded $500,000 to the J. Paul Getty Museum in Brentwood in support of arts education and youth community programs.
Christopher Gavigan I Honest Co.
Christopher Gavigan, a co-founder and chief purpose officer of Jessica Alba’s six-year-old Honest Co., said customers who contact the company, which creates eco-friendly products for babies and the home, might be shocked to receive a callback from Gavigan himself.
Boutique hotel’s theater makes guests “feel plugged into the local scene”
Perks offered to guests of the Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles go beyond the typical.
Employment in the entertainment industry in the Los Angeles Basin grew 19.6 percent from 2006 to 2016, outpacing 4 percent growth across all industries in the area over the 10-year period, a new report says.
Los Angeles Times parent company Tronc Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to sell the Los Angeles Times, San Diego Union-Tribune and various titles in the California News Group division to Nant Capital, the private investment vehicle of L.A. biotech billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong.
Los Angeles biotech billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong is buying the Los Angeles Times and San Diego Union-Tribune, according to the news reports.