Disney Consumer Products vet Stephen de Kanter has been tapped prexy of the studio's newly created global licensing origination, which will oversee Disney's worldwide merchandise licensing operations.
Post houses Pacific Title/Mirage Studios and Cinema Research Corp. merged their optical divisions Thursday to form Pacific Title Research, a move that creates one of the largest film titling and…
New Line on Wednesday began a series of auctions, selling off memorabilia from several of its pics -- "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me," "Rush Hour," "Boogie Nights," "Spawn," "Blade," "The…
Broadband services may be the future of the Internet -- they are expected to reach a critical mass of 20 million subscribers by 2002 -- but exactly what kind of content will appear on the high-speed…
Studios and electronics manufacturers are looking to take advantage of Divx's demise by launching a widespread DVD campaign. Their goal is to help boost the number of DVD players sold to 4 million by…
In an effort to catch up to rival Blockbuster Video, Hollywood Video is powering up its videogame biz, inking an exclusive deal to rent Sega's upcoming Dreamcast consoles to customers two months…
Sony Pictures Entertainment's Digital Studios Division on Tuesday said that it has upped three key execs as part of a modernization effort of its post-production and research and development…
Betting that tyro scribe Adam Herz's "American Pie" will strike a chord with teen auds next month, producer/manager Warren Zide hopes to make a connection with other aspiring writers as well through…
NBC- and CNET-owned Internet venture Snap.com and Xoom.com said Monday that they have acquired minor stakes in online shopping site BuyItNow.com, a deal worth $15 million.
Creative Artists Agency has tapped former agent Dan Adler to head the client-based e-commerce venture it will launch later this year with Internet investor Idealab!.