1996 was supposed to be the year of DVD. Then bitter infighting and disagreements over coding and copywriter protection stalled any momentum the machine could carry.
Step aside "E.T.," Japan's top movie of all time is now the animated feature "The Phantom Princess" (Mononoke Hime).
While the difference between DVD video and video produced by your VCR is easy to see, the difference between CD and DVD sound is harder to discern, unless, that is, you're willing to spend some money.
With most of the major studios gearing up for a big DVD Christmas, post houses are working overtime to meet the planned launch dates. Part of the panic is due to a lack of trained personnel to…
Warner Home Video has upped Marsha King to the newly created post of exec VP of worldwide business affairs.
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…