The Western Europe and U.S. markets for movie downloads will be worth a total of $1.3 billion in 2011, according to a Screen Digest report.
In a breakthrough for anti-piracy efforts in South Africa, a magistrate on Friday sentenced a DVD counterfeiter to 12 months jail without the option of a fine -- the first time the penalty has been…
Vanity Fair is out with an interview with Al Gore, in which the 2000 presidential nominee-turned-world ambassador ("the Goreacle") reflects on the coverage of his campaign back then. Writes Evgenia…
CBS Corp. announced an increased dividend and a $1.6 billion share buyback in a bid to boost the company's stock, which has been flat since the beginning of the year.
Fred Dalton Thompson will join the race for president of the United States, with an official campaign launch expected Thursday after the obligatory pre-announcement on "The Tonight Show."
That, and other news, in today’s Political Panorama. The day after Labor Day marks the time when campaigns go into overdrive, with just months to go before the primaries. Suddenly, all of the…
Multiplex Cinema (MCL) and Shaw Property Holdings are building Hong Kong's biggest ever multiplex: The Grand Cinema.
Playwright/activist Larry Kramer is no less outspoken about the field of Democratic candidates even as they court the gay vote. Of the recent Logo/Human Rights Campaign Forum, Kramer said, "There’s…
Jack So Chak-kwong, chairman of the Hong Kong Film Development Council, has been appointed chairman of the territory's Trade Development Council.
After a half-dozen years of fund-raising and assembling endorsements, the Film & Television Action Committee will file today a formal petition with the federal government against Canadian film…
Labor Day is supposed to mark the time when the presidential campaigns go from a trot to a sprint. That'll be a rude awakening to Hollywood donors, some of whom are already weary of the unprecedented…