Reflecting the broadening array of home entertainment products marketed and distributed by Sony's Columbia TriStar Home Video, the division has changed its name to Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment.
Lions Gate Entertainment is reorganizing its home entertainment unit into three separate video labels and has appointed several execs as part of the effort. Peter Block is to become president of home…
Just two months after buying back DIC Entertainment from Disney, longtime chairman-CEO Andy Heyward has created an inhouse home entertainment division under exec VP worldwide Don Gold, a homevideo…
What a bad time to find out that the domestic homevideo market is bigger and more profitable than ever. Just when it would work to the studios' favor to be able to say that the homevideo market is…
Former Polygram Video president Bill Sondheim has been named president of New York-based video supplier and direct response company Goodtimes Entertainment. With the appointment, former longtime…
Gung-ho for high-tech tools like the Internet and their omnipresent cellular phones, South Koreans have been much slower in taking a shine to films on DVD.
The Thai film industry has set up a fund of 3 million bahts ($71.4 million) to crack down on widespread copyright violations.
Director Hironobu Sakaguchi plans to begin production on a second film based on the videogame franchise "Final Fantasy" immediately upon completion of "Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within" next year…
Kevin Bacon will be named Video Man of the Year at the 2001 Video Software Dealers Assn. convention in Las Vegas Jan. 7-9. Ashton Kutcher, currently starring in "Dude, Where's My Car?" in theaters…
Controversy is raging in France over a government crackdown on the sale of U.S. imported DVDs that allow consumers to see movies before their theatrical release. Beginning Jan. 1, stores will have to…
Controversy is raging in France over a government crackdown on the sale of U.S. imported DVDs that allow consumers to see movies before their theatrical release.