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  1. China 2014 in Review: Hollywood Strikes Deals, Alibaba Goes Public

    7:00 am 12/26/2014

    The two biggest keywords for the Chinese film business in 2014 were "Alibaba" and "Transformers"Read more

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  2. Universal Film Chief Jeff Shell: "China Is More Exciting Than It Is Difficult"

    1:59 am 11/17/2014

    Shell reckons China is still teeming with opportunities because "the pie is so big" Read more

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  3. Robert Rodriguez, Universal's Jeff Shell to Be Honored at L.A.'s Promise Gala

    4:09 pm 9/16/2014

    The nonprofit organization is dedicated to improving L.A.'s public schoolingRead more

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  4. Jeff Shell, Les Moonves Zing Katzenberg: Movies 'Tremendous Growth Business'

    12:34 pm 4/30/2014

    The Universal film head also told a panel moderated by Guggenheim Media Entertainment Group chief creative officer Janice Min that "Fifty Shades of Grey" would not be released at home the same day it hits theaters, despite the studio's enthusiasm for digital distribution methods.Read more

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  5. Les Moonves Defends 'Moderate' Stephen Colbert From Attacks on the Right

    9:51 am 4/30/2014

    "He's a great social commentator, and that's sort of what we want," the CBS CEO said Wednesday.Read more

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  6. Universal Re-ups Chairman Donna Langley: More Duties, Oversight

    4:00 pm 1/26/2014

    Langley, whose contract was extended to 2017, played a key role in winning film rights to "Fifty Shades of Grey" and overseeing hits like "Fast & Furious 6" and "Ride Along."Read more

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  7. Universal Film Head Jeff Shell Installs New CFO Rowan Conn

    11:31 am 1/21/2014

    Conn will head up financial operations at Universal Pictures, replacing Sean Gamble.Read more

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  8. Chris Meledandri Helps Fulfillment Fund Raise Over $1.8 Million at Annual Dinner

    1:24 pm 10/24/2013

    UPDATED: The fundraising event also welcomed top studio execs, including Universal's Donna Langley and Fox's former film chief Tom Rothman, as well as a performance by Pharrell Williams and an appearance by Steve Carell.Read more

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  9. From Corporate Jets to Home Theaters, Fired Executives Lose More Than Their Jobs

    8:00 am 10/3/2013

    For years, studio chiefs and division heads have been able to negotiate perks that would make execs in other businesses jealous -- but that all goes when they get the boot. Read more

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  10. New Universal Chief Jeff Shell Is 'Not Your Typical Hollywood Guy'

    6:30 am 9/18/2013

    What the new head of studio operations' stint in London reveals about how he'll handle his big new job; says a German peer, "He doesn't need a red carpet. He's very down-to-earth."Read more

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