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  1. USC Annenberg Announces 2017-18 Sony Pictures Entertainment Fellow

    LOS ANGELES _ August 16, 2017 _ Brit Wigintton has been named the 201718 recipient of the Sony Pictures Entertainment Fellowship, a program that supports the next generation of film critics. Wigintton begins her studies this fall in USC Annenberg 's master of arts journalism program, the foremost graduate degree of entertainment and culture storytellers.

  2. Ryan Doherty to Join Celadon Books as Executive Editor -

    Ryan Doherty will be joining Celadon Books, Macmillan's new trade book division, on September 12, 2017. Doherty has been a vice president of literary development at Sony Pictures Entertainment where he worked on a wide range of book to film and television projects, among them The New York Times bestselling sci-fi thriller Dark Matter by Blake Crouch, The New York Times bestseller The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah, the Pulitzer Prize-winning account of the Attica Prison uprising Blood in the Water by Heather Ann Thompson, and The New York Times bestselling military memoir Red Platoon by Clinton Romesha.

  3. People, Etc.

    Ryan Doherty will be join Celadon Books, Macmillan's new trade book division, as executive editor starting September 12. He has been vice president of literary development at Sony Pictures Entertainment . Celadon Books co-publishers Jamie Raab and Deb Futter say: "Ryan's ability to identify high quality works of fiction and nonfiction that have strong commercial potential and his deep knowledge of the overall literary market are perfectly aligned with the mission of Celadon Books."

  4. Marc Bolana s son is suing the makers of a Baby Drivera 11:52 am - Aug 4, 2017

    Marc Bolan's son is suing the makers of ' Baby Driver ' for using a T-Rex song in the hit movie's soundtrack . ' Baby Driver' has received many plaudits for its acclaimed soundtrack - featuring the likes of Queen, Beck, The Beach Boys and Blur, as well as T-Rex's classic single 'Debora'.

  5. Mark Feldman Named GSN President and CEO

    Feldman, previously GSN's executive vice president and general counsel, takes the place of David Goldhill, who announced his departure earlier this year. GSN, which is co-owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment and AT&T Entertainment Group, includes GSN TV, a network distributed to nearly 80 million subscribers, and the mobile and online company GSN Games.

  6. Sony Corp Ord (NYSE:SNE) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.08 EPS

    Sony Corp Ord posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday. The company reported $0.56 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.08, reports.

  7. HBO goes into damage limitation after hack attack

    He added that credit monitoring agency is being brought in amid fears that bank account details could have been stolen Hackers are reported to have made off with 1.5 terabytes of information from HBO - six times as much as the Sony hack in 2014 Bosses at HBO are scrambling to reassure worried staff after hackers stole a huge amount of data from the company's servers. CEO Richard Plepler sent a memo to employees on Wednesday saying 'we do not believe that our e-mail system as a whole has been compromised'.

  8. HBO chief said emails were not compromised in cyberattack

    HBO is still trying to figure out the extent of the cyber attack on its computer systems - but so far there is no evidence that employees' emails were stolen, the company's top executive told staff. "At this time, we do not believe that our e-mail system as a whole has been compromised, but the forensic review is ongoing," HBO Chief Executive Richard Plepler told staff members in an email message sent Wednesday afternoon.

  9. HBO Boss On Hack: Email System "As A Whole" Might Not Be Compromised

    HBO chairman and CEO Richard Plepler sent an internal memo to staff today urging calm as media begin to report out the sketchy details of a hack attack at the premium cabler. The network confirmed Monday that it was hit, with some reports suggesting hackers were able to access even more data than exposed at Sony Pictures Entertainment when it was ambushed in November 2014.

  10. Sony Pictures Television Networks to Acquire Substantial Majority Stake in Funimation

    Sony Pictures Television Networks has reached an agreement to acquire a substantial majority stake in Japanese anime distributor Funimation Productions, Ltd., , subject to regulatory approvals and certain other closing conditions, valuing the company at approximately $150 million. Gen Fukunaga, CEO of Funimation, will retain a minority stake in the business and remain CEO.

  11. Sony Sees Results of Restructuring With Strong Earnings

    Sony , the Japanese electronics maker that has been trying for years to ease its reliance on computers, televisions and mobile phones, is finally seeing the results of its restructuring. On Tuesday, the company, which has been shifting its focus onto small-scale products like camera sensors, consoles and video games, reported sharp increases in revenue and net profit in the second quarter.

  12. Sony Swings To Strong Q1 Profit; Pictures Division Narrows Losses To $86M

    Sony Corp today reported a surge in first-quarter operating income with a 180.5% jump to 157.6B yen, or $1.43B, for the period ending June 30, 2017. Net income rose to 80.9B yen or $734M for a 282.1% increase.

  13. Soon, Funimation Will Be Sony's

    Sony Pictures Television Networks has announced that it's going to acquire a major stake in popular anime distribution Funimation. An agreement has been reached, but the deal has yet to to go through.

  14. 'The Emoji Movie' has a zero score on Rotten Tomatoes. Here's how critics are eviscerating the film.

    Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events Hi-5 , left, Gene and Devil with other emojis in Sony Animation's "The Emoji Movie." THERE IS perhaps no single emoji to reflect just how savagely film critics are trashing "The Emoji Movie."

  15. Sony Corp Ord (NYSE:SNE) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts

    Sony Corp Ord has received an average rating of "Buy" from the eight ratings firms that are currently covering the firm, reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation, five have issued a buy recommendation and one has given a strong buy recommendation to the company.

  16. Sony Corp Ord (SNE) versus ZAGG (ZAGG) Critical Review

    Sony Corp Ord and ZAGG are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, profitabiliy, valuation and dividends. 7.0% of Sony Corp Ord shares are owned by institutional investors.

  17. Review: 'The Emoji Movie' Is Here. No, We're Not Making This Up.

    In late 2014, the hack of Sony resulted in the publishing of private emails that much of the internet had a great time laughing at. One item considered particularly risible in certain corners was a pitch to the co-chairwoman of Sony Pictures Entertainment from a sort of youth consultant, averring that "NBD," shorthand for no big deal, was popular text speak among millennials and that it should be used as dialogue in a new "Spider-Man" movie.

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