German distrib Kinowelt Medien has launched into Bulgaria, taking its plans to operate across the former east bloc and central Europe one step further. Kinowelt is teaming with two established…
Toronto-based Records on Wheels has settled its C$65 million ($42.1 million) lawsuit against the Canadian division of 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment out of court for less than $65,000.
This year, police and local authorities have raided more illegal optical disc factories and distributors and retailers of counterfeit videos -- and more court cases have been instigated against the…
White knights come in many different shapes and sizes. And for entertainment e-commerce sites struggling to stay alive in a bloody battlefield of flailing dot-coms, the DVD couldn't have galloped in…
The news just keeps getting worse for Hollywood Entertainment, especially for many of the staffers at the Portland, Ore.-based video retailer.
DreamWorks' video version of "Gladiator" has come out swinging in both the U.S. and U.K. The studio has shipped a record 2.6 million copies of the DVD version to retailers in the U.S., putting it on…
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.
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.
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…
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…