New releases have always been the lifeblood of the home entertainment business, and in the digital era they are lending particular vigor to the electronic sell-through (EST) sector. In the first nine…
As head of youtube originals, Alex Carloss leads his team's efforts to develop, launch and nurture shows from the next generation of influential creators and entertainers exploding on the YouTube…
There's a tipping point in sight for the home-entertainment business, one in which consumer spending on titles delivered digitally as purchases, rentals and through subscription streaming will edge…
The list of honorees entering the Variety Home Entertainment Hall of Fame this year clearly reflects the growth of digital distribution and its increasing importance to Hollywood. It includes two…
Quentin Tarantino — Variety's 2013 Home Entertainment Hall of Fame honoree — could be a poster boy for the home-entertainment industry. After all, it's well-known that the Oscar winner and key…
In key international territories, digital home entertainment is taking off more slowly than in the U.S., but executives see momentum increasing as broadband speeds, the range of retailers…
The video business found nearly $1 billion in new revenue sources in 2009 thanks to DVD kiosk operators such as the embattled Redbox.
Consumers' appetite for moviegoing is surpassing their spending on movies on homevideo for the first time in more than a decade.
The Blu-ray Disc format will ride to the rescue of the home entertainment industry -- eventually, according to a panel of top retail and studio execs at Tuesday's Blu-Con conference in BevHills.
Paramount Home Entertainment has renewed its replication and DVD services agreements with Technicolor, ending speculation it could enter into a physical distribution partnership with another studio.