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Top Business Management Firm Savitsky Satin Bacon & Bucci Rebrands

Elite Hollywood business management firm Savitsky Satin Bacon & Bucci is putting a new name on the door. As of Monday, the 32-year-old firm is Ground Control Business Management. The firm, which was founded by George Savitsky in 1990, represents top-tier talent across the entertainment industry — including showrunners, stars and digital creators — as […]

Power Business Managers 2022: Nominations Are Open for The Hollywood Reporter’s Annual List

Whether it’s navigating the uncertainty of a COVID-weary production schedule, evaluating whether to be an early adopter of NFTs or relocating to a more tax-friendly state, those working in Hollywood have no shortage of complex financial issues. That’s where the entertainment industry’s top business managers come in. Each year, The Hollywood Reporter spotlights the people […]

Streaming “Transparency,” 2023 Guild Negotiations Discussed at Hollywood Reporter’s Power Business Managers Event

During The Hollywood Reporter‘s Power Business Managers event on Tuesday, top industry dealmakers discussed the state of talent negotiations in the age of the pandemic box office and day-and-date streaming releases. The virtual event coincided with the publication of THR’s 2021 Power Business Managers list. Ziffren Brittenham co-founder Ken Ziffren, WME chief operating officer Dan […]

ViacomCBS’ Marc DeBevoise Talks Streaming Wars and Paramount+ at Hollywood Reporter’s Virtual Power Business Managers Celebration

ViacomCBS chief digital officer Marc DeBevoise spoke with THR senior digital media editor Natalie Jarvey during a virtual keynote Q&A as part of the 10th celebration of the entertainment industry’s Power Business Managers.

Hollywood’s Top Business Managers of 2020

The entertainment industry's money managers prefer to avoid the limelight. To their chagrin, public documents and insiders help The Hollywood Reporter spotlight the people who help A-listers build empires and avoid bad investments.

Hollywood Business Manager Lou Taylor Is “Ferociously” Breaking the Glass Ceiling

Taylor, The Hollywood Reporter's Business Manager Icon 2019, built one of the industry's top firms — safeguarding clients like Steven Tyler, Florida Georgia Line, Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Britney Spears: "I work my ass off 24/7."

Hollywood’s Top Business Managers of 2019

The entertainment industry's money managers prefer to avoid the limelight. To their chagrin, public documents and insiders help The Hollywood Reporter spotlight the people who help A-listers build empires and avoid bad investments.

Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer Talks Expansion, Courting Entrepreneurial Talent

Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer spoke with The Hollywood Reporter's executive editor Stephen Galloway at the eighth annual Power Business Managers breakfast, honoring the top moneymen and women in the biz.

Hollywood’s Top 10 Music Business Managers 2018

Handling everything from tour budgets to streaming royalties, these money men and women advise the A-list artists in the music business.

Hollywood’s 25 Top Business Managers of 2018

Consolidation in the industry and millennials who think Mint.com can replace their advisers don't shake the financial gurus on The Hollywood Reporter's annual 25 Top Business Managers list.

When Stars Sue Managers Over Money: Who Should You Believe?

Johnny Depp blames being broke on his former financial advisers, while Alanis Morissette's ex-business manager is behind bars. THR polled moneymen on whether Depp and Morissette or their reps should be in the clear.

Hollywood Is Making Millions Off Slot Machines

Madonna's $10 million deal for a new casino game is the latest among the many stars and studios putting their mark on gambling to get a promotional boost in Las Vegas.