In September, Disney became the first -- and for now only -- studio to offer movie downloads through Apple's popular iTunes service, which almost overnight became the leading seller of movie…
With the launch of Unbox in September, Amazon.com became the first DVD retailer to get into the movie download business. Amazon was able to attract widespread studio support (it has deals with every…
When Paramount bought DreamWorks, execs tapped the smaller studio's homevid chief to oversee its expanded worldwide homevid operations. And why wouldn't they?
Last year, Warner became the first disc unit to reorganize itself for the digital distribution world, forming umbrella division Warner Home Entertainment Group and putting Tsujihara in charge. Within…
The Weinsteins are responsible for tripling the size of Genius Products in one year's time, turning Drinkwater's tiny indie label into a home entertainment powerhouse. Led by an exclusive…
New Wave, a top DVD supplement house, is barreling ahead faster than almost anyone into innovative new bonus features for the new hi-def formats. This year, the company established a dedicated home…
Four years after Warner Bros. sacked its longtime homevid chieftain, he's become an entrepreneur, advising an eclectic array of clients about technology, retail and home entertainment. Lieberfarb…
In a homevid biz where myriad new delivery platforms get most of the ink these days, no one in the independent realm is producing more movies than Lerner.