Whose idea was it anyway? That's the question that has been plaguing the indie sector since the MPAA announced its ban on Oscar screeners.
Consider it a low-tech compromise for a high-tech problem. Oscar campaigners are breathing a tentative sigh of relief after the MPAA decided last week to allow studios to send out VHS videocassettes…
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Film critics rarely agree, but the various crix orgs are united in their disdain of the screener ban compromise announced Thursday by the Motion Picture Assn. and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts…
Hollywood's actors blasted Jack Valenti's compromise on screeners, and said they're being treated as second-class citizens.
Under assault from consumer groups, MPAA topper Jack Valenti Thursday defended the implementation of the broadcast flag, a new federal reg aimed at blocking Internet piracy of digital entertainment.
Mexico's battling media giants, Grupo Televisa and TV Azteca, reported strong third-quarter results thanks mainly to healthy spikes in advertising sales.
A sharp drop in profits at its studio division, along with sluggish radio and outdoor results, didn't stop Viacom from reporting a "record third quarter" Thursday.
This time last year, Sony Pictures was setting records and spinning gold from "Spider-Man." Now it's wading in red ink, trying to forget "Gigli." Parent Sony Corp., which reported quarterly results…
Now that the decision is made, don't assume that the argument is over. After vociferous opposition from various sectors of the film community, the MPAA and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts…
Time Warner's net profit jumped last quarter on robust TV and cable. But the stock took a hit Wednesday in a glum market and after a report that Richard Parsons and Steve Case were subpoenaed in an…
Nordic media outfit Modern Times Group quadrupled its net profits in the first nine months of 2003 and turned in its first-ever third-quarter profit, but single-digit growth in sales continued to…