Having just ruled on two giant media mergers in as many weeks, the European Union antitrust chief Mario Monti insisted Thursday that old competition regs apply even in a so-called new economy and he…
The Santa Barbara International Film Festival is accepting film entries to screen and compete in its 16th Annual Festival, which will be held March 1-11.
CanalNumedia, a subsidiary of VivendiNet, has upped its share in cinema information service AlloCine from 25% to 75%. Move will make it possible for CanalNumedia to finance development of the company…
Oscar-nominated Spike Lee, whose latest pic, "Bamboozled," is harshly critical of the TV biz, will create series programming for the small screen through a newly inked one-year development deal with…
NTL has pulled out of its pay-per-view rights deal for English Premier League soccer after failing to agree on final terms. The move has stunned the U.K. TV biz and puts the rights back on the market.
The American Film Institute has tapped Nick DeMartino to head its newly formed New Media Ventures division, which will include all of AFI's Web production and distribution activities, enhanced TV and…
Missing games of the world champion Los Angeles Lakers televised on free TV is no longer an issue for DirecTV subscribers in Los Angeles.
The National Music Publishers' Assn. called a truce with embattled music download site MP3.com Wednesday, inking a licensing deal that helps clear the road for the Netco's controversial My.MP3.com…
The National Football League on Wednesday unveiled plans to bow an international broadband portal, offering Webcasts of live games, stats databases, an online community and other services to fans of…
Granada Media has appointed Rikolt Von Gagern as its European director of media development, a move that signals the intentions of the ITV company to expand its presence on the continent.
Everyone wants to break into the entertainment industry -- even pet owners. E-trepreneur Thomas Jackson has launched AnimalStars.com, an online casting service for animals from mice to bears, for…