Peter Csathy has departed as CEO of business consulting firm Manatt Digital Media after three years to set up his own shingle: Creatv Media, which will invest in and advise tech and media companies…
Trailerpop, a startup whose app combines trailers and trivia games about movies with social media, announced $750,000 in seed-round of financing from investors including WME and Manatt Digital Media…
Soon you’ll be able to order YouTube to go — and be able to watch videos even when you’re disconnected. Starting in November, a new feature for Google’s YouTube mobile apps will let users watch…
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A new conference and market devoted to digital entertainment will launch in February. Three-day B2B event Digital Entertainment World, which will be held next year at Los Angeles' Hyatt Regency…
The Senate on Thursday confirmed HBO executive James Costos as the next U.S. Ambassador to Spain along with other prominent figures who played major roles in raising money for President Obama’s…
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips is launching a digital media consulting division out of its entertainment legal practice, and the firm has hired digital media vet Peter Csathy to pursue venture investments…
Egyptian auteur Ibrahim El Batout ("Winter of Discontent") will this week start shooting Cairo-set action thriller "The Cat," about human organ trafficking in Egypt, with Amr Waked ("Salmon Fishing…
At midnight on Sept. 13, something momentous will happen to the group Village People and one of the anthems that made them emblematic of the 1970s disco era, and a mainstay to this day of many a…
Jessica Alba is in final negotiations to star in Milo Addica's "Weightless" for Myriad Pictures.
Helmer Dito Montiel, whose feature "Empire State" is awaiting a release date via Lionsgate, has set up his next film, "Boulevard," with Robin Williams and newcomer Roberto Aguire set to star.
Christopher Nolan had long resisted the idea of featuring Selena Kyle, aka Catwoman. Eventually his brother/co-writer, Jonathan, convinced him otherwise.