In what sounded like preparation for a possible loss in the upcoming Supreme Court decision on peer-to-peer file-sharing, Motion Picture Assn. of America topper Dan Glickman warned a luncheon…
Despite government threats to downgrade it to a local event, the "international" part of the Shanghai Intl. Film Festival is still very much in evidence here.
The U.K. antipiracy drive shifted gears in the first quarter, with seizures of home-grown product rising 41% to 680,000 units but seizures of imported DVDs down by half to 174,000 units compared to…
Picturehouse prexy and indie distrib whiz Bob Berney will be feted with the second annual "industry toast" at the Hamptons Film Festival, running Oct. 19-23. Honor is awarded to an exec who "best…
In honor of its former leader, the Motion Picture Assn. of America announced Tuesday that it will rechristen its D.C. headquarters the Jack Valenti Building.
Jeff Skoll's Participant Prods. has tapped attorney Meredith Blake to serve as senior VP of corporate and community affairs.
Satellite radio is coming off the satellite. Satcaster Sirius has signed a deal with Sprint to offer some of its programming to cell phone users. Details have yet to be worked out, but new service is…
Netflix, the top online subscription DVD rental service, has started selling discs as well. Netflix began offering previously viewed DVDs to customers last week via a new "Buy Movies" tab on its Web…
Four of the award-winning films from this year's Cannes Film Festival will have their first screenings outside Europe at the New Zealand Intl. Film Festivals, which unspool from July 8-Nov. 23.
CNN chief international correspondent Christiane Amanpour and soccer legend Franz Beckenbauer will be the keynote speakers at this year's Berlin-Brandenburg Medienforum, running Aug. 31-Sept. 1.
The Viacom board unanimously voted Tuesday to carve two companies out of Sumner Redstone's kingdom. An upbeat Redstone heralded the move as a sure-fire way to unlock value and power up a languishing…