With DVD becoming more popular overseas, especially in Europe and Japan, the window for theatrical releases of U.S. pics in international territories could narrow to a point where DVDs are released…
After attracting 10,000 people to its exclusive 10-minute online broadcast of "The Iron Giant" last week, Warner Bros. said it will repeat the 'Netcast today, hoping it will have a "Blair Witch"…
Michael Dunn has been tapped as Time Warner Inc.'s chief technology officer, a newly created position. In this post, Dunn will provide companywide leadership for technology research and development…
The phenomenal $28 million opening box office enjoyed by "The Blair Witch Project" could be the greenlight Hollywood's major studios have been waiting for to devote a larger percentage of their…
Indie distrib Trimark announced Tuesday the formation of CinemaNow, a subsidiary that will stream indie, arthouse and niche-oriented pics online later this year.
Sony Online Entertainment has upped Robert Gehorsam to senior veep of programming and platform development, while Jeffrey Steefel has been tapped to the newly created post of veep, studio in Los…
Internet audio and video search service Scour.net said Monday that it has added radio programming to its search capabilities.
Digital video recorder maker TiVo has tapped Michael Mutz as veep of sales, while Morgan Guenther has been named veep of business development.
Hollywood is beginning to embrace the Internet and emerging high-speed broadband services as the means of distributing its content in the 21st century. But studio execs are still unsure how to use it.
In an effort to expand its revenue-sharing video distribution program worldwide, Rentrak said Monday that it has formed Rentrak Intl. Corp. with partner Rentrak Japan. Based in Los Angeles, Herbert…
Warner Home Video said it plans to release the Keanu Reeves actioner "The Matrix" as both a rental and feature-filled DVD title on Sept. 21, a move it hopes will encourage salivating sci-fi fans to…