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…
Parents are getting yet another shocking surprise from a Disney animated movie on home video.
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.
Ingram Entertainment, homevideo's largest wholesale distrib, has agreed to acquire one of the biggest remaining distributors, Major Video Concepts.
Breaking with tradition, Disney's Buena Vista Home Entertainment will introduce its summer animated hit, "Dinosaur," on video on Jan. 30 -- a month earlier than usual. In the homevideo slot usually…
In another shock to the rapidly declining homevideo distribution industry, Universal Studios Home Video confirmed a story first published Tuesday at the online site of Variety sister publication…