Showing continued strength of the “Twilight” franchise, Lionsgate has sold an estimated 3.85 million DVD and Blu-ray units of its fifth and final “Twilight” film in its first weekend of release — an…
Freestyle Digital Media has acquired DVD and VOD rights to Jonathan Segal's drama "Norman" with plans for a May 7 release.
Documentary filmmakers have won a ruling from the U.S. Copyright Office that allows them to legally break the encryption codes of DVDs and online streaming content to obtain clips for their projects.
The decline of the DVD business, which began in 2009, has split the producers of direct-to-DVD content into haves and have-nots -- and sent the major distributors to look for sweeteners for their…
The U.K. film and TV distribution business will face weeks of disruption following an arson attack on the Sony DADC building in London. The warehouse was attacked by rioters Monday as large parts of…
With Easter falling later this year, studios held off on releasing their bigger homevideo titles until the second quarter, causing DVD sales to take a hit during the first three months of 2011.
Variety tech guru David Cohen answers your questions about the industry. Chat starts at 10 a.m. PST.
While the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Wii are still game machines first and foremost, they're increasingly being used for other forms of entertainment. A new survey by Nielsen finds that non-gaming…