DVD rentals rose 10.3% in 2006, to hit $7.39 billion, according Rentrak's Home Video Essentials point-of-sale tracking service.
Launching globally a year after its U.S. introduction in 1997, DVD had to play catch-up for a while in the international markets. For U.S. suppliers, the good news is that today, the aggregate…
For better or worse, DVD sales internationally have caught up with the U.S. The shiny disc format launched around the world about a year after its 1997 U.S. intro, and for several years, the…
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has promoted key marketing execs Tracey Garvin and Jennifer Anderson. Garvin, who's worked at the label for 16 years, has been promoted to senior VP of worldwide…
Buena Vista Home Entertainment has promoted Jeanne Hobson to senior VP of sales and distribution, a newly created post in which she will play a key leadership role in the Mouse House's launch of new…
Revenue down 0.4% from 2003
Sundance Channel Home Entertainment next year will begin distributing its new releases and catalog titles via Hart Sharp Video, which recently had its biggest hit with Sundance Film Festival winner…
Julie Andrews, Disney homevideo chief Bob Chapek and powerhouse DVD retailer Target will be inducted into the Video Business Video Hall of Fame on Dec. 6.
Veteran video exec Steve Beeks has been named president of Lions Gate Entertainment, where he will join CEO Jon Feltheimer and vice chairman Michael Burns as part of the indie's senior…
The executive producers of NBC's "Friends," Kevin S. Bright, Marta Kauffman and David Crane, will be inducted into the Video Business Video Hall of Fame Dec. 8 in Beverly Hills.