Fifty U.S., European and Asian companies agreed Thursday on standards for digital video cassette recorders, which provide better picture quality and cleaner copies of tapes.
Stock market realities may be forcing Viacom to return its deal with Blockbuster Video to the shelf, unopened.
A group of rare silent films has been restored, set to new piano music, and packaged in a six-cassette collection for sale to the public in a joint effort between the Library of Congress and the…
Nearly 2 million pirated videocassettes were seized last year by investigators in the anti-piracy office of the Motion Picture Assn. of America. The thefts represent a potential revenue loss to…
Blockbuster Entertainment Corp. will equip some of its 500 music stores to produce custom-designed music compact discs by the end of this year, company technology VP Robert L. Carberry said Tuesday.
Israel's film/video industry is facing major losses due to video piracy. Tapes are being sold on the street for as little as $ 10 in the same month pix are released.
The British government has announced a tough crackdown on videos with a law to restrict the vid release of films that glorify crime and violence.
Steadi Systems Inc., the film and video stock company, acquired Walt Davis Enterprises, the video hardware sales and rental company, for an undisclosed amount.
Just a day after it airs on NBC, the miniseries "WWII: When Lions Roared" will be available on homevideo for both sell-through and rental markets.
Motion Picture Assn. of America prexy Jack Valenti is hailing Washington Gov. Mike Lowry for vetoing provisions of an anti-violence bill that would have required "age-based violence ratings" be…
Domestic Film DAILY
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Non-Stop1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures -3.70%
Son of God
Son of God2Daily:$1.4M Cumulative:$31.5M Fox 8.58%
The LEGO Movie
The LEGO Movie3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$214.0M Warner Brothers 6.54%