Former Polygram Video president Bill Sondheim has been named president of New York-based video supplier and direct response company Goodtimes Entertainment. With the appointment, former longtime…
Gung-ho for high-tech tools like the Internet and their omnipresent cellular phones, South Koreans have been much slower in taking a shine to films on DVD.
The Thai film industry has set up a fund of 3 million bahts ($71.4 million) to crack down on widespread copyright violations.
Director Hironobu Sakaguchi plans to begin production on a second film based on the videogame franchise "Final Fantasy" immediately upon completion of "Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within" next year…
Kevin Bacon will be named Video Man of the Year at the 2001 Video Software Dealers Assn. convention in Las Vegas Jan. 7-9. Ashton Kutcher, currently starring in "Dude, Where's My Car?" in theaters…
Controversy is raging in France over a government crackdown on the sale of U.S. imported DVDs that allow consumers to see movies before their theatrical release. Beginning Jan. 1, stores will have to…
Controversy is raging in France over a government crackdown on the sale of U.S. imported DVDs that allow consumers to see movies before their theatrical release.
Teutonic kidvidder TV-Loonland is taking a controlling 65% stake in Korean media business Saerom Entertainment.
Murdoch-backed Star TV has put exec veepee of business development Altaf Ali in charge of direct-to-home and broadband services in India
Overseas Filmgroup has beefed up its home entertainment arm, First Look, with five executive appointments. Heading up the division as senior VP of home entertainment is Bill Bromiley. Working under…
The Writers Guild of America has given an early indication that the issue of DVD and video compensation will be a tough area in upcoming contract negotiations.