The Walt Disney Studios has named two longtime executives at the studio's home entertainment division, Bob Chapek and Dennis Maguire, to oversee Buena Vista Home Entertainment's domestic and…
After a nearly 30-year road trip, Ivan Reitman has earned his stripes in the video industry.
MGM posted a 163% increase in third-quarter profit Tuesday on the strength of robust sales for DVD and video releases including the James Bond title, "The World Is Not Enough." Although the results…
Seventeen-year Paramount Home Entertainment veteran Jack Kanne is being shifted from his duties as exec VP of sales and marketing to the newly created position of exec veep, international.
Parents are getting yet another shocking surprise from a Disney animated movie on home video.
Turner Classic Movies has acquired U.S. cable rights to an original documentary, "Her Own Song," about Marlene Dietrich's tireless efforts on behalf of the Allied military effort during WWII. MGM is…
DEJ Prods., the film acquisitions division of Blockbuster Video, has acquired all rights to "Love Come Down," starring Larenz Tate ("love jones"), and all U.S. rights to the Toronto Intl. Film…
Hoping to find the kind of success that "American Pie" enjoyed, DreamWorks is inserting about 30 seconds of unrated footage into the homevideo version of "Road Trip," set for release on Dec. 19.
German kidvidder EM.TV & Merchandising said Wednesday it would look for a finance chief to replace Florian Haffa. Haffa will remain deputy chairman at the company, running the day-to-day business…
The Four Media unit of Liberty Livewire, John Malone's growing post-production services group, has acquired Visiontext, a London-based DVD subtitling business, for $4.8 million. Santa Monica-based…
DreamWorks DVDs will finally be released in Britain next month thanks to a new deal between DreamWorks Home Entertainment and Universal Pictures U.K.