After a year of intense lobbying, including a protest march led by Jackie Chan, the legislature has passed a new copyright law that provides for tougher criminal penalties against parallel importers…
MGM execs have moved to quell rumors that the latest installment of the James Bond franchise, "Tomorrow Never Dies," won't be ready for its December release.
Universal Television has discovered the child within its syndie hit "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys."
The widow of Fred Astaire vowed to appeal a court ruling that allows a video company to use clips of the legendary dancer in a series of instructional dance videos.
Hindi movie channel Max broke new ground Jan. 25 by screening a film with only one long ad break -- emulating the practice in Indian theaters where a midpoint intermission is the norm.
In what is considered an important victory for producers who use footage of now-deceased celebrities, a federal appeals court ruled that the makers of a series of how-to-dance videos could use movie…
A Costa Rican court handed down a prison sentence for the first time in a video piracy case. Previous cases have not required jail time.
Trimark Home Video has hired Gary Jones as VP of domestic homevideo, the company announced Wednesday. He will report to Don Gold, senior VP of sales and marketing.
Buena Vista Home Video has upped Mitch Koch to senior veep/G.M. The move, which gives the vid vet responsibility for all areas of the homevideo arm, marks the first significant exec appointment by…
The Recording Industry Assn. of America said the international steering committee, which represents the industry on Digital Videodisc matters, would have a final draft specification for a DVD music…
Betting that an already successful franchise can translate into bigger bucks, the vid arm of 20th Century Fox will back "Casper: A Spirited Beginning," its first direct-to-video product, with a…
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