Robert Rieders has been named general counsel at Lucas Digital, the parent of f/x powerhouse Industrial Light & Magic and Skywalker Sound. He will also serve as corporate secretary to the Lucas…
The date may have changed, but when the National Assn. of Broadcaster's kicks off its annual confab in Las Vegas this week, the 115,000 industryites expected to attend shouldn't be surprised to see…
So much for the idea that creating a strong brand on the Web is the ticket to survival. Planning to give a bigger brand more exposure on the Internet, the Mouse House plans to shutter popular movie…
Sci-fi, fantasy and horror entertainment venture Fandom Inc., which is in the midst of selling off all its assets, has inked an exclusive licensing deal with CMI Holding Group to sell inventory from…
DemoGraFX, a digital video compression technology venture, has raised $10 million in financing from Baker Capital.
Law firm Morrison & Foerster has expanded its presence in Los Angeles, opening a second office to boost its entertainment and technology practice.
IFilm has tapped former CNET exec Frank Voci to serve as executive veep of the iFilm Network, a newly created post. Voci will be responsible for overseeing all creative, editorial, programming and…
Telecommunications giant Global Crossing has secured $100 million in financing from Bear Stearns' Constellation Ventures to build a worldwide extranet for the media and entertainment industries.
Troubled Internet portal Yahoo! raised eyebrows on Wall Street and in Hollywood Tuesday with news that former longtime Warner Bros. chief Terry Semel will be its chairman-CEO, effective May 1.
James Ackerman has been tapped CEO of interactive TV firm OpenTV. He succeeds Jan Steenkamp, who has ankled the post to become non-executive chairman of the Mountain View-based company looking to…
A hammered technology market hasn't dampened the Cannes Film Festival's high-tech pavilion from attracting exhibitors.