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.
U.S. VOD market strong but foreign buyers still wary
Blockbuster is bringing back its "Guaranteed Availability" program for the first time since declaring bankruptcy in 2010.
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.
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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…
"Dead Space 2" is going transmedia. The upcoming game from EA – set for release Jan. 25 – will be accompanied by an animated film made in conjunction with Anchor Bay Entertainment. Dubbed "Dead Space…
HOLLYWOOD, CA and OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL (June 15, 2010) -Paramount Home Entertainment Inc. (PHE) and Redbox Automated Retail, LLC (redbox), today announced that Paramount exercised its option to…
Earth Day turned into Christmas for 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment last week as consumers clamored to re-visit Pandora.