Western European film buyers have been helped in recent years by a relatively strong euro currency but for this year's American Film Market, the euro softened about 10% versus the U.S dollar, which…
Growing VOD outfits bump up price for Hollywood product
It is neither the best of times nor the worst, as the climate for indie film financing steadily improves after abruptly drying up in the 2008 global financial meltdown.
The Tom Cruise-Katie Holmes divorce has provided A-list fodder for fanzines in the past two weeks, a vivid supermarket-line reminder that, even in the digital age, celeb magazines are still a force.
The current rage in movie trailer design is what audiences hear, not see, as Hollywood marketers create unique sounds to position their movies in the crowded summer sweepstakes.
Online teasers spark water-cooler conversations
The creative design demands of trailers, 100-year-old marketing tools that remain a top gun in film distributors' arsenals, experienced an upheaval a decade ago.
Once-sizable video outfit Image Entertainment last week received a buyout bid of $22.6 million from RLJ Acquisition, led by Black Entertainment Television founder Robert L. Johnson.
The decline of the DVD business, which began in 2009, has split the producers of direct-to-DVD content into haves and have-nots -- and sent the major distributors to look for sweeteners for their…
Anyone who's worked in the ad business recognizes the adage, often attributed to 19th century department store pioneer John Wanamaker: "I know that half of my advertising budget is wasted, but I'm…
The national Nielsen ratings are divined from 22,000 households, a relatively small sample.