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Hollywood’s entrepreneurs

New Line
New Line honcho

Rumpled and shaggy, rarely seen in a business suit, Bob Shaye was unimpressed by the corporate pashas who run today’s media conglomerates. (Justin Lane / For the Times)
Miramax
Miramax masters

Harvey (left) and Bob Weinstein were forced out of Miramax after years of battles with the studio’s Disney owners. (Jennifer S. Altman / For the Times)
Basketball buddies
Basketball buddies

One of the boldest innovators in today’s Hollywood is Dallas Mavericks’ owner Mark Cuban, whose entrepreneurial spirit led him to build a vertically integrated business with an indie film production company and more. Sacramento Kings’ co-owner Gavin Maloof (and his brother) are also making forays into the TV/film entertainment world. (Jed Jacobsohn / Getty Images)
i-entrepenuer
i-Entreprenuer

Where would we be without Apple’s Steve Jobs, who has created a string of potent new brands, the iPod, the iTunes music store and Pixar, whose animated films have an unparalleled record of critical and box-office success? (David Paul Morris / Getty Images)
The trio
The trio

Bob Shaye’s New Line deal happened two years after DreamWorks’ founders David Geffen, Jeffrey Katzenberg and Steven Spielberg sold their studio to Viacom . (John Marshall Mantel / Associated Press)
The visionary
The visionary

Ted Turner, the colorful creator of a 24-hour news channel that many criticized (CNN), fumed for years after selling his company to Time Warner in 1996. (Joey Ivansco / AFP)
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