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This Hollywood Star Proves Entrepreneurs Should Be Clueless


This was certainly the case with Hollywood star turned inventor, Hedy Lamarr. Unsatisfied with the intellectual limitations of Hollywood, Ms.

Angry Birds Maker Eyes Hollywood


Rovio recently hired David Maisel , who helped launched Marvel Studios, as a special advisor. READ MORE>>.

A Surprising Entrepreneurial Journey To The Pinnacle Of Hollywood


You can watch John describe his surprising Hollywood journey in the following 20-minute excerpt from his recent talk at UC Santa Barbara.

How Amavitae Wants To Help Youth Find A Career They'll Love


To help fix that, the startup has created a mobile app to guide people through their strengths, interests, key skills, and more to guide them along the way to a career they'll love. A number of years ago, myself and some of my colleagues in the entertainment industry developed a nonprofit workplace in Hollywood. How did this start?

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Oculus Courts Hollywood With New Film Unit


Irvine-based Oculus , the virtual reality headgear and technology maker which is now part of Facebook, announced Monday at the Sundance Film Festival that it has created a new unit to help Hollywood make virtual reality movies. oculus rift virtual reality content hollywood immersive sundance READ MORE>>.

How Focus@Will Uses Music To Help You Concentrate Better


Can music help you concentrate (on school, work, or other tasks) better? It's quite simple really, it helps you concentrate better on tasks.

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How ZEFR Is Helping Hollywood And Brands Understand YouTube


We had gone out to all of the Hollywood studios, and licensed clip content, short segments of filmed. Want to understand the world of YouTube?

Silicon Beach Fest Celebrates Tech Startups and Hollywood in LA | Pics, Highlights and What’s Next!

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Hollywood Today: The Digital World of Silicon Tech Collides with the Flashy Stardom of Hollywood. Tons of info and tons of fun!”

Dubset Gets Strategic Investment From Rhapsody


Dubset Media Holdings , a developer of technology used to help DJs monetize their music, and helps identify music for music rights holders--which has offices in Beverly Hills--has scored a strategic round of funding from Rhapsody International. Size of the funding was not announced. READ MORE>>.

Jukin Media Adds To Executive Team


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UTA Targets Early Stage Investments With New Hire


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Jaunt Finds $65M To Open VR Studio In Los Angeles


Jaunt specifically said the funding goes to help with the opening of a new location in Los Angeles, which will serve as a virtual reality studio for the company. jauntvr jaunt virtual reality content hollywood film cinema cinematic videos venture capitalREAD MORE>>.

Tongal Names Chief Marketing Officer


Tongal offers up an online platform which helps brands, studios, and creators develop video content, including advertising and short films; the company says that it now has powered more than 1,000 campaigns. tongal chief marketing offier amanda malko executive video creative hollywood advertising crowdsourcing crowdREAD MORE>>.

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Baboo Sets Sights On Digital Marketing


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Movieiplot Raises $16M In Series B Funding


Moviepilot , the movie and entertainment website led by Tobi Bauckhage, has raised $16M to help the company expand into gaming content and social video. moviepilot venture capital hollywood movie content expansion webediaMoviepilot's entertainment site is aimed at millennials, and offers up movie-related content. READ MORE>>.

Tongal Links With The United Talent Agency


Los Angeles-based Tongal , the online crowdsourcing site which helps brands and studios create content by tapping into a pool of creators, said Tuesday that it will be represented by the United Talent Agency (UTA). tongal united talent agency hollywood creative contentREAD MORE>>.

YouTube's New Investments Aimed At Hollywood Creators


YouTube has not said how much it will invest in the new, individual investments in content creators, but the company says it hopes to create new content on YouTube, and help broaden the appeal of the content being produced by that talent. youtube hollywood channel content creator video funding investment Image: YouTube Space LA.

How Jukin Media Is Turning Viral Video Into A Real Business


We then help push those videos through social media channels, and help them go viral. Those two pieces helped feed each other.

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Warner Launches Startup Accelerator In Los Angeles


its Media Camp accelerator program wil lbe launching in Los Angeles, to help early stage companies create "disruptive innovations" in entertainment. has realized that much of the activity in startups related to content is centered closer to Hollywood and Southern California's entertainment industry. Entertainment. READ MORE>>.

Siemer Ventures Backs Japanese Mobile Video Firm


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GotCast To Donate Revenues To Red Cross Relief Effort


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FAA Gives Nod To Hollywood For Drone Use


Hollywood is helping to pave the way for commercial use of unmanned aerial vehicles, thanks to a FAA ruling Thursday letting the film and television industry use drones in their filming efforts. hollywood drone flight aerospace airplane filming content movie movies mpaa The announcement was made by U.S. READ MORE>>.

Startups To Help You Survive College

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So, ok, while this may not be totally suitable for college students, it might help you get to college in the first place. But NO MORE. NetTalk.

Machinima In Rebranding Effort


According to Machinima, the effort includes and all-new brand identity, including a new tagline, logo, and network ID; a new program aimed at creators joining it network; new technology to help its talent manage their social video businesses; and a new web site. machinima rebranding youtube network content millenial gaming culture hollywood

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Hollywood Insiders Back Social Shopping Site The Hunt


In a turn from the usual formula of Silicon Valley investors backing a Hollywood, celebrity-driven startup, a Silicon Valley startup has scored the backing of a group of Hollywood insiders. thehunt online shopping fashion hollywood ecommerce visual photo social venture capital READ MORE>>.

Real Appeal Links Hollywood Celebrity, Tracking Gadgets For Weight Loss


Los Angeles-based Real Appeal , which is backed by health company UnitedHealth Group, said Wednesday that it has launched a new personalized, interactive online weight loss program which taps into both celebrities and connected fitness devices to help improve the health of employees. Real Appeal is led by Seth Tuckerman. READ MORE>>.

Epoxy Looks To Help Online Video Creators With Social Tools


Venice, California-basd Epoxy --which was built by former executive from Team Downey--has launched a brand new set of tools aimed at helping online video creators use social media, and also disclosed a funding round. capital venture tools media social youtube video online television epoxy content hollywood teamdowney downey robert

Hulu To Tap Forssell As Acting CEO


According to Kilar, Forssell helped grow the company from 2 content partners and no revenue to over 450 content partners and approximately $700 million revenue in 2012. movies streaming hollywood media content executive huluKilar also said that Disney and News Corporation are still working on "forward-looking plans" with the site.

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Hollywood Web Televsion Meetup: December

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Wednesday, December 3, 2008 -- Hollywood Web Televsion Meetup: December. The 4th monthly Hollywood Web Television Meetup brings together Los Angeles' rich, diverse creative talent for the purpose of sharing resources, finding opportunities for collaboration, and helping talented content creators to shape the future of web television.

Hollywood Web Television Meetup: November

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Wednesday, November 12, 2008 -- Hollywood Web Television Meetup: November. Join us for the 3rd Hollywood Web Television Meetup. See [link] (more

Cedars-Sinai and Techstars Partner to Launch Healthcare Technology Accelerator

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” West Hollywood Mayor Lindsey P. Priselac, president and CEO of Cedars-Sinai. “By

Hollywood Scores Win Over RealNetworks RealDVD


A group of Hollywood studios has scored a win over RealNetworks today, as the firm settled a lawsuit which targeted a DVD copying and ripping service called RealDVD , which RealNetworks was attempting to launch into the market. Tags: copy copying realdvd realnetworks hollywood content lawsuit

How Laudville Is Bringing Your Entertainment Life Together


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Amazon Explains Studio Process, In Video


In typical Hollywood fashion, it has explained it--with a YouTube video. READ MORE>>.

Interview with John Mudge, iBN Sports


And, how do programs like YouTube's recent push to help fund original content channels on the site helping? What is IBN Sports? Thanks!

SpiritClips Acquired By Hallmark


Hallmark said the acquisition would help engage consumers in the digital world, and become a potential new channel of distribution. spiritclips hallmark content hollywood greeting cards merger acquisitionLos Angeles-based SpiritClips , an online video service and short film producer, has been acquired by greeting cards firm Hallmark.

How Epoxy Is Helping Content Creators Make Their Video More Social


Los Angeles-based Epoxy ( launched yesterday to help content creators do just that. Are you a content creator for the web? Thanks!

Interview with Steve Seigel, Hatched


As an entrepreneur, there is so much competition for so few dollars, so having a finance background and also having done something entrepreneurial really helps me provide balance to the show. Lots of these guys come on the show, already have a niche market, but need some help to step it up to the next level. READ MORE>>.

Hulu Channels Holiday With Animated GIF Creator


Los Angeles-based streaming television site Hulu has rolled out a fun new tool to help you channel your holiday spirit (or lack of holiday spirit) into an animated GIF, with a new service called the Hulu Perfect GIF Generator. hulu animated holiday card video hollywood streaming READ MORE>>.

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Digest May 2-8: WINC’s Big Series B, SENSAY Passes 1 Million Users, LA CITY Site Redesigned


Helps Get Out the Vote. Josh from @FWD_us discusses tools to help activate communities for voter turnout

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