Creative advertising exec Sal Ladestro has been upped to veep of distribution for Columbia TriStar Film Distributors Intl.
Microsoft announced Monday it is investing $600 million in wireless service provider Nextel Communications to launch an Internet portal for communication devices such as cell phones and pagers.
Digital video recorder maker Tivo Inc. on Monday tapped former J.P. Morgan managing director David Courtney as veep and chief financial officer and Mark Roberts as chief information officer.
Shares of Lycos Inc. leapt nearly 18% Monday in response to reports that Barry Diller's USA Networks may abandon plans to buy the Internet portal.
Taking a major step toward developing original broadband content for the Internet's high-speed users, powerhouse America Online on Friday tapped former Universal Television and MCA Television Group…
This year's Cannes film festival won't only signal the return of sun, cinema and celebrities to the French Riviera, it also will mark the encore of MITIC, the new media pavilion featuring the latest…
Broadcast design studio Novocom last week launched Novo.com Interactive, a new division to focus on producing corporate branding campaigns for clients branching out onto the Internet, DVD, digital…
Just a week after announcing it is pulling the plug on its Pathfinder Web site to focus on launching hubs that steer Internet users to its brands, Time Warner Inc. on Wednesday appointed the exec…
Centropolis Effects, the f/x wing of Sony-based production outfit Centropolis Entertainment ("Independence Day," "Godzilla"), has tapped Mark Franco prexy and Aaron Dem head of production, the…
Universal Pictures on Wednesday sold its stake in popular Web site Animalhouse.com to partner Hyundai Information Technology Co. for about $4 million.
Film buyers and participants are expected to flock to the Cannes Market next week in record numbers, organizers said Wednesday.