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  • Boardroom to the silver screen     Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 1:03 PM ET

    CNBC Tyler Mathisen's former classmate Thomas Farrell, a Fortune 500 CEO of Dominion Resources, discusses the making of his civil war major motion picture "Field of Lost Shoes."

  • Matt Damon wants to be Bourne again—Jason Bourne Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 10:54 AM ET
    Matt Damon at the 2014 CGI to promote his Water.org initiative.

    Actor Matt Damon tells CNBC he hopes to reprise the Jason Bourne character in a fifth installment of the popular movie franchise.

  • I'd like to be Jason Bourne again: Matt Damon     Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 8:59 AM ET
    Matt Damon and Gary White of Water.org.

    Actor Matt Damon tells CNBC he'd like to reprise the Jason Bourne character. "I've wanted to do it for years."

  • California bill increases Hollywood tax credits Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 2:17 PM ET

    Jerry Brown headed to the cradle of the Hollywood film industry Thursday to sign legislation that more than triples the state's tax credit to $330 million a year for films and TV shows produced in California.

  • Next Hollywood-produced blockbuster: A start-up Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    As technology and entertainment merge, more big names in film and TV are launching accelerators to produce blockbuster start-ups.

  • "No Good Deed" collected $24.5 million in domestic ticket sales from Friday through Sunday, according to estimates from tracking firm Rentrak. "Guardians" became the first film of 2014 to bring in more than $300 million at North American theaters, distributor Walt Disney Co said.

  • Digital sales give 'Destiny' a boost: Activision CEO Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 1:14 PM ET

    The option to download 'Destiny' rather than buy the physical game likely helped drive record sales, says Activision's CEO.

  • Apple Pay a huge advantage: Disney CFO Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 3:42 PM ET
    Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks about Apple Pay during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, 2014 in Cupertino, Calif.

    Disney's CFO says Apple Pay makes life easier for its guests and employees, and also addresses the company's acquisition of Maker.

  • Sept 8- Media company Studio 8, run by former Warner Bros executive Jeff Robinov, entered into a distribution deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment on Monday and said it planned to raise $1 billion in financing. Sony will also become an investor in Studio 8, which was founded in partnership with China- based investment group Fosun Group.

  • Ken Burns revisits 'The Roosevelts'     Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 11:42 AM ET

    Documentarian Ken Burns, discusses his latest film "The Roosevelts," where he takes an intimate look at Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, one of the most important families in American history.

  • Ken Burns needs to talk to Bill Gates     Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 11:42 AM ET

    Documentarian Ken Burns discusses Bill Gates' history initiative and efforts to make history dynamic and exciting for kids. Burns says Gates wants to permanently inspire people to be interested in history and he has the secret sauce to do so.

  • TOKYO, Sept 8- The artistic legacy of Hayao Miyazaki, the reclusive and bearded Academy Award-winning director and animator sometimes called Japan's Walt Disney, has never been more certain. A dozen years later, he masterminded what remains today as Japan's highest grossing film, the Academy Award-winning "Spirited Away".

  • LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Sept 7- "Guardians of the Galaxy," already the biggest film of the year, continued its improbable assault on the box office, collecting $10.2 million in weekend sales to lead all films after more than a month in theaters. "If I Stay" was third with sales of $5.8 million, according to the box office tracking site Rentrak.

  • LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Sept 7- "Guardians of the Galaxy," already the biggest film of the year, continued its improbable assault on the box office, collecting $10.2 million to lead all films after a month in theaters. "If I Stay" was third with sales of $5.8 million, according to the box office tracking site Rentrak.

  • DreamWorks Studios names Turner executive CEO Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 1:54 PM ET

    Sept 4- DreamWorks Studios, the movie production company co-founded by Steven Spielberg, named Michael Wright as chief executive. Wright is currently president and head of programming at Time Warner Inc's TNT, TBS and Turner Classic Movies television networks. DreamWorks Studios is known for movies such as "Lincoln", "The Hundred-Foot Journey" and "Need For Speed".

  • Disney to release new 'Frozen' material Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 10:10 AM ET
    Still from the movie "Frozen"

    The mini-sequel to Disney's smash hit will include new original music.

  • Netflix snags deal for 'Gotham' television series Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 8:16 AM ET

    Netflix has struck a deal with Warner Bros. to run the television series "Gotham" worldwide following its first season.

  • Why comic Jim Jefferies prefers Netflix over TV Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 11:36 AM ET
    Comedian Jim Jefferies performs at The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on May 31, 2014 in Las Vegas.

    When shopping his comedy special, comic Jim Jefferies chose Netflix over broadcast and cable television. And he's not the only one.

  • Sluggish summer at the box office     Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 6:21 AM ET

    David Poland, Movie City News, provides his take on this summer's winners and losers and why movie studios are watching international sales.

  • Netflix hits all-time high ahead of Emmy Awards Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 8:03 PM ET
    The Netflix Inc. website displays the 'Orange is the New Black' series.

    Netflix hit an all-time high of $485.30 earlier on Monday, before easing to close at $480.93, up 0.4 percent on the day.

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