Matthew Blake

Reporter (Media/Entertainment)

Phone: 323-549-5225

Recent Stories

Film Shoot Days Down in Los Angeles

Film shooting days were down in the second quarter in Los Angeles and a few surrounding cities, according to a report released July 18.

High Times On Horizon?

MEDIA: Oreva Capital’s ambitions raise eyebrows

Can High Times live up to new owner’s rosy projection?

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Buyer Clear of Weinstein Suits on Asset Purchase

Lantern Capital’s $289M deal cuts pool available for misconduct payouts

BK sale leaves less money available for civil claims against Weinstein.

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More Layoffs at Weinstein Co., Bankruptcy Judge Approves Sale to Lantern

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Mary Walrath approved on July 11 Dallas-based private equity firm Lantern Capital Partners’ $289 million purchase of the Weinstein Company Inc., freeing the Weinstein Company to dissolve.

Litigants Against Weinstein Company Okay Company Purchase Agreement

A July 6 announced purchase agreement has allayed concerns of numerous people who sued the Weinstein Co., which declared for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Shamrock Capital Sells Off Share of Theater Advertising Outfit

West Los Angeles private investment firm Shamrock Capital announced July 3 that it sold its share of theater advertising company Screenvision Media.

State Pays $15 Million to Relocate Two Shows to Hollywood

The California Film Commission announced July 2 that it will pay $15 million total to relocate production of two television shows to California as part of the state’s $330 million-a-year motion picture tax credit program.

Does Film Credit Bill Address Diversity?

Milken Institute sees dearth of incentives for women, minority hires in law

Bill to extend tax credit passes.

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Hispanic Ad Market Morphs

MEDIA: Cross-cultural marketing helps expand reach

Hispanic advertising reflects patterns of assimilation.

H Code Buys Digital Publication for Hispanic Women

Digital advertising exchange H Code announced June 26 that it acquired HipLatina, a digital lifestyle publication for Hispanic women that claims to reach 4 million consumers per month through its website and social media.

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