Amy Jo Smith has been promoted to president of the Digital Entertainment Group, the industry organization overseeing the growth of DVD, Blu-ray and UltraViolet. Promotion comes as the DEG is kicking…
Legendary Entertainment has found a new home: NBCUniversal, as it ends an eight-year relationship with Warner Bros. Deal is expected to be announced Wednesday, sources tell Variety.
Longtime Hollywood exec Eric Doctorow is launching Random Media to produce and acquire films and other programming primarily for the home entertainment market, and has signed a multi-year…
Despite all the reports that the homevideo industry is in a decline, there are signs the biz is actually on an upswing.
MEXICO CITY Spanish toonpic "Tad, the Lost Explorer," about a young construction worker who ends up as an archeologist discovering hidden treasure in Peru, is unearthing gold in Latin America helped…
MADRID — French media conglom Vivendi unveiled its 2012 earnings on Tuesday, revealing that the Canal Plus Group, one of Europe’s biggest buyers of Hollywood content, is holding up despite recession…
New entrants continue to crowd the video streaming biz with Toys R Us launching its own digital entertainment service for kids on Thursday.
Canadian indie horror/comedy "Dead Before Dawn 3D" has hooked a U.S. distribution deal with Gaiam Vivendi Entertainment at Toronto.
Producer Avi Lerner, Sony Pictures Entertainment's Mitch Singer, Gaiam's Bill Sondheim and "Star Wars: The Complete Saga" will be inducted into Variety's Home Entertainment Hall of Fame in December.
Lifestyle media group Gaiam acquired Vivendi Entertainment from Universal Music Group Distribution Corp. on Tuesday for $13.4 million, creating a major independent distributor of nontheatrical media…