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August 8, 2011 | By Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
Jon Feltheimer, chief executive of the Santa Monica film and television studio Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., has sold his Holmby Hills estate for $14.4 million. The 1.4-acre flat property overlooks a fairway at the private Los Angeles Country Club. The 6,400-square-foot house, built in 1927, has five bedrooms and 51/2 bathrooms. Feltheimer, 59, bought the property in 2009 for $9,812,500, public records show. David Offer of Prudential California, Brentwood, was the listing agent, according to the Multiple Listing Service.
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ENTERTAINMENT
September 10, 2013 | By Ryan Faughnder
Lionsgate has promoted Kevin Beggs to chairman of its Television Group as part of his new long-term contract, the company said Tuesday. Beggs, who has been with the company for 15 years, will continue to oversee development and production of programming at Lionsgate and will report to Jon Feltheimer, Lionsgate's chief executive.  “He is an integral part of a management team notable for its breadth, depth and continuity, and we are confident that...
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HOME & GARDEN
January 4, 2010 | By Lauren Beale
Lions Gate Chief Executive Officer Jon Feltheimer has purchased a Holmby Hills estate bordering the Los Angeles Country Club for $9,812,500. The Mediterranean home sits alongside a fairway in a row of houses that includes Candy Spelling's residence and the Playboy Mansion. The location is sometimes referred to as "Boardwalk" among area real estate agents because it is considered so desirable. The four-bedroom, five-bathroom house of about 6,400 square feet occupies a 1.3-acre flat lot. It was built in 1927, updated in the '60s and owned by the same family for nearly six decades.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 3, 2013 | By Ryan Faughnder
Lionsgate Chief Executive Jon Feltheimer has signed a new long-term agreement with the studio, extending his tenure until May 2018, the company said Monday.  Feltheimer will receive an annual base salary of $1.5 million with a targeted yearly bonus of $1.5 million, according to a regulatory filing.  "We believed in Jon's early vision of how to best position Lionsgate to grow and adapt to a rapidly changing industry," said Lionsgate Chairman...
BUSINESS
July 25, 1995 | SALLIE HOFMEISTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jon Feltheimer wants it all. When he came to Hollywood as a struggling musician in the mid-1970s, he played guitar in a pop band called Lightheart at night while working as a stockbroker by day. "I didn't want to be poor," he said. His driven style helps explain why after a dozen years in the television business, Feltheimer is considered among its most effective salesmen--and was catapulted last week to the top rung of Sony Television Entertainment.
BUSINESS
October 22, 2002
* Sony Corp.'s television unit confidentially settled a lawsuit brought by the unit's former president over his compensation, averting a jury trial. Jon Feltheimer, who resigned from Sony's Columbia TriStar Television Group in September 1999, was at Sony for eight years and lead the unit when it developed hits "Mad About You," "Party of Five" and "Dawson's Creek" for the networks. He sued for $10 million last year, claiming that the company reneged on his compensation agreement when he left.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 10, 2013 | By Ryan Faughnder
Lionsgate has promoted Kevin Beggs to chairman of its Television Group as part of his new long-term contract, the company said Tuesday. Beggs, who has been with the company for 15 years, will continue to oversee development and production of programming at Lionsgate and will report to Jon Feltheimer, Lionsgate's chief executive.  “He is an integral part of a management team notable for its breadth, depth and continuity, and we are confident that...
ENTERTAINMENT
May 31, 2013 | By Ryan Faughnder
Young adult movies are the ticket for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., maker of the “Twilight” and “Hunger Games” sagas. Movies based on teen-oriented books helped the company swing to profit in its fiscal fourth quarter and it's looking ahead to similar offerings that will debut this year and next. “We're obviously not the only ones mining the young adult space, but owning the top young adult franchises, 'Hunger Games' and 'Twilight,' gives us enormous catalyst,” said Jon Feltheimer, Lions Gate's chief executive officer, in a conference call with analysts Friday.
BUSINESS
July 19, 1995 | SALLIE HOFMEISTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sony Pictures Entertainment on Tuesday put to rest months of speculation about who would manage its television operation by naming the head of its television studio, Jon Feltheimer, to succeed Mel Harris, who will leave the company. Feltheimer, 43, is considered a top television salesman. He is credited with nearly doubling the number of new Columbia TriStar Television shows on the prime-time schedule this year, as well as the returning "Mad About You" and "The Nanny."
BUSINESS
May 31, 2012 | Los Angeles Times
Any Hollywood studio would kill to release "The Hunger Games" in theaters and the fourth "Twilight" movie on DVD within two months of each other, but doing so hurt Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.'s bottom line in the short run. The Santa Monica studio on Wednesday disappointed Wall Street as it reported a net loss of $22.7 million, or 17 cents a share, on $645.2 million in revenue during the quarter that ended March 31. The reason: $51...
ENTERTAINMENT
May 31, 2013 | By Ryan Faughnder
Young adult movies are the ticket for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., maker of the “Twilight” and “Hunger Games” sagas. Movies based on teen-oriented books helped the company swing to profit in its fiscal fourth quarter and it's looking ahead to similar offerings that will debut this year and next. “We're obviously not the only ones mining the young adult space, but owning the top young adult franchises, 'Hunger Games' and 'Twilight,' gives us enormous catalyst,” said Jon Feltheimer, Lions Gate's chief executive officer, in a conference call with analysts Friday.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 18, 2013 | By Amy Kaufman
LAS VEGAS -- After Kevin Hart was arrested in L.A. on suspicion of drunk driving over the weekend, it was unclear whether he'd show at CinemaCon as planned to emcee Lionsgate's presentation for movie theater owners. But the incident seems to have put no distance between Hart and Lionsgate. Not only did Hart turn up Thursday to help the studio promote its upcoming slate (including his July comedy "Let Me Explain"), he also hammered out a deal with Lionsgate to release his next film, "Quick & Easy.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 15, 2012 | By Joe Flint
Lions Gate Chief Executive Jon Feltheimer is urging people in the media industry to play nice with each other. In a speech Monday to cable industry executives in Orlando, Fla., Feltheimeier warned that while "the marriage of content, technology and choice offers an unprecedented experience of our consumers," all that will be wasted if big media companies can't get along. "We can screw it up when all the constituents in our business are so focused on their narrow agendas that they can't work together to look at the big picture," Feltheimer said at the Cable & Telecommunications Assn.
BUSINESS
May 31, 2012 | Los Angeles Times
Any Hollywood studio would kill to release "The Hunger Games" in theaters and the fourth "Twilight" movie on DVD within two months of each other, but doing so hurt Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.'s bottom line in the short run. The Santa Monica studio on Wednesday disappointed Wall Street as it reported a net loss of $22.7 million, or 17 cents a share, on $645.2 million in revenue during the quarter that ended March 31. The reason: $51...
NEWS
May 30, 2012 | By Ben Fritz
Any Hollywood studio would kill to release "The Hunger Games" in theaters and the fourth "Twilight" movie on DVD within two months of each other, but doing so actually hurt Lions Gate's bottom line in the short-run. The Santa Monica studio on Wednesday disappointed Wall Street as it reported a net loss of $22.7 million on revenue of $645.2 million in revenue during the quarter ended March 31. The reason: $51 million in expenses related to its purchase of "Twilight" studio Summit Entertainment, as well as $53 million in costs to launch the blockbuster hit "The Hunger Games"at the end of the quarter.
BUSINESS
August 20, 2011 | By Ben Fritz, Los Angeles Times
Carl Icahn still wants to see Hollywood's two lions get married. The billionaire investor has been quietly accumulating more shares in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. and Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. as he continues to seek a merger of the two independent studios. Since MGM and its roaring lion logo emerged from bankruptcy in December, Icahn has increased his holdings to about 20% from 15%, according to people familiar with the matter who were not authorized to speak about the company's financial details.
NEWS
May 30, 2012 | By Ben Fritz
Any Hollywood studio would kill to release "The Hunger Games" in theaters and the fourth "Twilight" movie on DVD within two months of each other, but doing so actually hurt Lions Gate's bottom line in the short-run. The Santa Monica studio on Wednesday disappointed Wall Street as it reported a net loss of $22.7 million on revenue of $645.2 million in revenue during the quarter ended March 31. The reason: $51 million in expenses related to its purchase of "Twilight" studio Summit Entertainment, as well as $53 million in costs to launch the blockbuster hit "The Hunger Games"at the end of the quarter.
BUSINESS
August 20, 2011 | By Ben Fritz, Los Angeles Times
Carl Icahn still wants to see Hollywood's two lions get married. The billionaire investor has been quietly accumulating more shares in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. and Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. as he continues to seek a merger of the two independent studios. Since MGM and its roaring lion logo emerged from bankruptcy in December, Icahn has increased his holdings to about 20% from 15%, according to people familiar with the matter who were not authorized to speak about the company's financial details.
HOME & GARDEN
August 8, 2011 | By Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
Jon Feltheimer, chief executive of the Santa Monica film and television studio Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., has sold his Holmby Hills estate for $14.4 million. The 1.4-acre flat property overlooks a fairway at the private Los Angeles Country Club. The 6,400-square-foot house, built in 1927, has five bedrooms and 51/2 bathrooms. Feltheimer, 59, bought the property in 2009 for $9,812,500, public records show. David Offer of Prudential California, Brentwood, was the listing agent, according to the Multiple Listing Service.
HOME & GARDEN
January 4, 2010 | By Lauren Beale
Lions Gate Chief Executive Officer Jon Feltheimer has purchased a Holmby Hills estate bordering the Los Angeles Country Club for $9,812,500. The Mediterranean home sits alongside a fairway in a row of houses that includes Candy Spelling's residence and the Playboy Mansion. The location is sometimes referred to as "Boardwalk" among area real estate agents because it is considered so desirable. The four-bedroom, five-bathroom house of about 6,400 square feet occupies a 1.3-acre flat lot. It was built in 1927, updated in the '60s and owned by the same family for nearly six decades.
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