The Motion Picture Academy Board of Governors has selected Mark Kimball to receive its John A. Bonner Medal of Commendation for 2008.
Markets & Festivals
The Sci Fi Channel has picked MuchMusic veejay Hannah Simone and "Attack of the Show" correspondent Joel Gourdin to host its vidgame competish series "WCG Ultimate Gamer."
Genius Products, the troubled homevideo distributor majority owned by the Weinstein Co., now has a new majority owner.
With recession in the air and fewer people in attendance, techies started gathering Wednesday at the Consumer Electronics Show with an eye as much on how the industry will cope as what the hottest…
Despite rumors that he would be replaced, Taylor Lautner will reprise his role as Jacob Black in "New Moon," Summit Entertainment's sequel to its hit "Twilight."
DVD really started to show its age in 2008. According to the Digital Entertainment Group, DVD sales slumped 9% last year, bringing overall homevideo spending down 5.5% to $22.4 billion.
"Marketing movies on the Internet is about engagement," says Jenny Wall, president of Crew Creative, whose agency produced elements of "Knight's" online effort. "It's about creating a more movielike…
TNT is bolstering its bid to grow into a Monday-through-Friday network airing original series from top producers and featuring big-name talent. Net announced the greenlighting of two dramas series…
Click on a banner ad for "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" and it expands to full screen, the movie's haunting images playing in high-def. That's a first for a Paramount Pictures digital ad. It's…
Despite the rewards a diverse programming slate and a presumably friendly Obama administration figure to bring PBS in 2009, pubcaster prexy Paula Kerger used most of her time at her Television…