Hollywood Media Corp. has agreed to merge its online entertainment database venture Baseline with Fountain Media Service's FilmTracker.com.
A record number of consumers wanted to play games last year: The vidgame industry generated $9.4 billion in retail sales of hardware, software and accessories, a 43% improvement from 2000.
Film and video production service provider Moviola has acquired the assets of Video Tape Distributors, making Moviola the largest videotape distributor in Los Angeles and New York.
Miramax Films has reduced its New Media operations while maintaining the company's Web site, Miramax.com.
Consumer electronics maker Vialta has invested $10 million in Artisan Entertainment as part of a multiyear licensing deal to incorporate pics from the indie studio's library into a new DVD-based…
Vivendi Universal Net USA is readying to bow a new online offering called MP4.com, which will try to do for video what MP3.com did for audio on the Internet.
A slowdown in both the economy and the tech sector can't keep Americans away from the Internet. According to a 96-page report released Tuesday by the Commerce Dept., the Internet is attracting more…
Showbiz is recession-resistant, and certainly ancillary markets seem to be flourishing: Video and DVDs plus film sales to cable and broadcast TV are booming.
NBC has tapped software giant Microsoft to create and promote the Web sites of "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" and "Access Hollywood."
Vidgame giant Electronic Arts reported a 50% jump in third-quarter profits Wednesday, thanks to strong sales of titles based around the release of Warner Bros.' "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's…