Until late this summer, DVD had the makings of a technological consumer cult. Like mini-CDs, consumer digital audiotape and quadraphonic stereo before it, the CD-sized DVD discs looked like another…
The most famous thumbs in the land point north when the subject of DVD is broached. Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert, the venerable Chicago film critics who reinvigorated the meaning of "thumbs up,"…
It's the dawn of the digital age and videotapes have barely started to give way to CD-sized DVDs. But if your film's budget is not quite at the blockbuster level, is it technology you can do without?
At the most fundamental level, the nuts and bolts behind the recording and playback of digital videodiscs is the same kind of recording technology used to create everybody's last favorite optical…
The buzz words in the DVD business these days are "added value." Buy a DVD movie title, in other words, and you'll get more than just a plain old movie.
Post-production facilities that have made the investment in DVD technology report a positive impact on other areas of their operations, especially in visual image preparation, audio mixing and…
OK, so you're thinking of plunking down $500 to get a DVD player, and a couple of hundred bucks more to buy some DVD titles (the current retail price for most movie titles is about $25). So is it…
Remember that little yarn about the goose that laid the golden eggs? Reset it to the late 1990s, and you'll find it applies rather neatly to the current state of Digital Versatile Discs --- a format…
E! Entertainment Television and Sony Electronics have teamed up to introduce consumers to the breaking DVD technology by promoting a sweepstakes that will give away some of this cutting-edge hardware…
The Spelling Entertainment Group on Tuesday reported a net loss from continuing operations of $18.1 million or 20¢ per share for the third quarter ended Sept. 30.
Buena Vista Home Video has upped Robyn Miller to senior veep of worldwide marketing. In the new post, some of Miller's responsibilities will shift to a worldwide perspective.