The Berlin Intl. Film Festival will introduce an educational platform for up-and-coming talent during the 53rd event in February.
The suspension of Intertainer's U.S. video-on-demand service hasn't had any impact on Intertainer Asia, which is enjoying a growth spurt.
Slower than expected summer rentals -- and greater than expected expenditure on vidgame inventory --caused Blockbuster Video to miss its third-quarter earnings target.
Exhib AMC Entertainment posted a wider-than-expected fiscal second-quarter loss Tuesday, blaming "weak film product."
German giant Bertelsmann will close its online bookseller, BOL. BOL's 50 employees have been told that the company, launched in 1999 to rival Amazon, will be dissolved by year's end.
EMI has tapped Colin Finkelstein to be chief financial officer of its North American division, reporting to vice chairman and North America chief David Munns.
Vivendi Universal is mulling a sale of its Vivendi Environment stake in order to win control of Gallic telco Cegetel.
Fox's "Girls Club" apparently has some tough membership requirements, as its premiere Monday night attracted relatively few, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen.
Harry Potter can learn a lesson or two in misdirection from the folks at Warner Bros. The studio's efforts to protect its nascent film franchise have sent author J.K. Rowling and her literary agents…
Paramount Pictures is banking on John Woo to direct "Paycheck." The helmer is in negotiations to direct the futuristic tale of a man who can't remember what he has done for the past two years.