Oh, how the anatomy of a Web deal changes when the buyers have run out of cash and the stock options in a dot-com are no longer attractive. Where a stake in a company was once the bargaining chip for…
Despite the constant shutterings of dot-coms, don't tell John Hegeman, CEO of sci-fi, horror and fantasy entertainment venture Distant Corners Entertainment Group, that an audience doesn't exist for…
Taking DVD technology to the max, the collector's edition of Disney's "Dinosaur" is a Jurassic-sized achievement. From advanced interactive games to in-depth docus to audio mix demonstrations, the…
Mattel and Canuck animation house Mainframe Entertainment have inked to produce the first full-length feature starring Barbie and her boyfriend Ken.
Making good on a promise in 1999 to release the studio's first animated movie classic on DVD this fall, Buena Vista Home Entertainment has set a date of Oct. 9 for the debut of a special DVD edition…
Hit Entertainment is in advanced talks to acquire another kidvid producer, possibly Texas-based Lyrick Studios, home of Barney the Dinosaur.
Warner Home Video was the market leader with 20.31% of all videos sold to consumers last year, according to a report by VideoScan.
Hannibal Lecter is back. Both of him. As a reminder to viewers who insist that only Anthony Hopkins could play the suave and savage madman, Anchor Bay Entertainment has released "Manhunter" on DVD in…
The number of homes with TiVo digital video recording machines doubled over the holidays, pushing fourth-quarter revenues for the San Jose-based company up 40% over the third quarter to $1.4 million.
The Victoria Independent Film & Video Festival gets its seventh go-round February 2-11, offering 22 features, 15 documentaries and 80 shorts at a half-dozen venues around the capital city.
Netcaster Hypnotic.com has acquired global distribution rights to Andy Berman's "Bit Players," a 17-minute dramedy it plans to bow first on homevid.