Industrial Light & Magic vet Micheal J. McAlister has joined Kodak-owned Cinesite Visual Effects as senior visual f/x supervisor.
Marketing shop Pittard Sullivan and Southern California real estate developer Samitaur Constructs are to open Stage-2, a 10,000 square foot production space in Culver City on May 1.
Indie f/x shop Foundation Imaging has started an inhouse production arm, Revenge Prods., to develop original motion picture and TV projects featuring its own special-effects work.
Former Tele-Communications Inc. vice chairman Jerome Kern has joined LinkShare Corp. as CEO.
The Cannes Film Market has stepped out onto the Internet, launching its first Web site that is free to eventgoers and includes a regularly updated database of participating films and attendees.
Former NBC Entertainment prexy Warren Littlefield has joined the board of directors of Launch Media Inc., the publishers of monthly CD-Rom music magazine Launch.
Online movie retailer Reel.com has tapped Tracy Jan the new veepee of merchandising.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment Intl. plans to sail into the international DVD marketplace in September with its first release, "Titanic."
Hoping to reach an industry goal of 4 million DVD players in homes by year's end, four studios and manufacturers have teamed to launch a $10 million on-air and print promotion to push the players off…
Seagram and German media giant Bertelsmann will announce today an Internet alliance linking their music operations -- Universal Music Group and BMG Entertainment -- to sell releases from their record…
DVD continues to play as a consumer must-have, according to figures released by the Consumer Electronics Manufacturers Assn. on Monday.