Many in the film industry believe that current tracking systems, which have been loudly criticized this summer for considerable inaccuracies in predicting opening weekend box office, are in dire need…
With the Toronto Film Festival a little over a month away, Paramount Pictures’ looks to be prepping its acquisition strategy by upping Syrinthia Studer (pictured) to senior VP, marketing and…
Another all-out battle may be brewing between studios and U.S. exhibitors over release of blockbusters on video-on-demand while pics are still playing in theaters. In recent months, Disney and Sony…
Looking into their crystal ball, George Lucas and Steven Spielberg predicted the imminent arrival of a radically different entertainment landscape, including pricey movie tickets, a vast migration of…
Italy will commemorate the 20th anniversary of Federico Fellini's death with a tribute pic from his friend and fellow helmer Ettore Scola.
It's fairly well-accepted that subscription VOD platforms are helping to ease the pain from declines in DVD sales. But for Hollywood, the question has become "Can that happen fast enough?" "DVD does…
For anyone who doesn't believe VOD will be a major source of revenue for the studios, just look to Kevin Tsujihara's ascension to CEO of Warner Bros. for a gauge of just how important it is to that…
The Scandi VOD market is getting crowded with yet another service set to bow, following the launch of Netflix and Filmnet, and with HBO about to role out a VOD platform.
Domino's, the U.K.'s leading pizza delivery company, is making a move into video-on-demand via a deal with Lionsgate UK.
Independent film sellers are finding that the patchwork of overseas video-on-demand platforms represent a godsend due to competition for exclusives within territories and mushrooming aggregate sales.
With each new video-on-demand success story, pics' returns via the platform are becoming a little more transparent.