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In its effort to stay current with filmmaking trends, the 52nd Cannes Film Festival has gone digital, adopting digital cinema as the theme for its International Market of Technologies and Innovation…
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Macrovision Corp., the leading provider of copyright protection software for the homevideo and DVD markets, reported Monday first quarter profits rose 87% to $1.9 million over $994,000 for the same…
In an effort to help musicians protect their works, music and copyright powerhouse BMI said Friday that it will begin offering everything from online registration services to searchable databases…
Wall Street provided music to the ears of Launch Media Friday, as the online company's stock surged 29% on its first day of trading, a healthy gain during a shaky week for Internet stocks.
Sony Computer Entertainment has announced it will power up its first PlayStation store at Metreon, a Sony-owned retail center in downtown San Francisco, on June 16. Move comes as Sony preps unveiling…
Just months after boosting its visual f/x arm with new hires from other major houses, Pacific Title/Mirage Studios has restructured its digital division, shuttering its 2-D and 3-D f/x businesses and…
Despite much hype and rumor surrounding its recent pic distribution deal with Trimark Holdings, 'Netcaster Broadcast.com said it has no plans to begin producing features, but intends to pursue more…
FROM NAB CONFERENCEOracle Corp. chairman Larry Ellison issued a challenge to creators of digital video recording systems Monday at the National Assn. of Broadcasters confab here, announcing plans to…
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