Blake Thomas will oversee day-to-day operations of MGM's growing pay-per-view and video-on-demand operations as part of his promotion to exec VP, worldwide marketing.
Universal Pictures Intl. has confirmed that 2001 was the best year ever in international video distribution for both Universal Pictures and DreamWorks.
Having whipped the DVD hackers in federal court, the studios now hold a strong legal hand in combating digital piracy.
Universal Pictures Germany has acquired a package of 29 titles from German indie Senator Entertainment for DVD/video for German speaking territories.
The Middle East's film industry is losing $15 million every year due to video piracy, according to statistics from the video distributors of American and Egyptian films.
The government has forbidden parallel imports of pics on video and DVD for nine months after their international release.
Don't get too used to all those embellishments on DVD versions of your favorite films. Many video vets believe such extra material could start to disappear thanks to escalating costs and demands by…
Going literally where no movie has gone before, "Star Trek: The Motion Picture" comes back from an extensive refit looking like the film it should have been in 1979. Hats off to Par for giving helmer…
While most media companies have issued profit warnings in the aftermath of Sept. 11, Brit kidvidder HIT Entertainment has bucked the trend by announcing that its business has been boosted since the…
In what is believed to be a first for the video industry, Universal Studios Home Video's new releases this quarter have already generated more than $1 billion in consumer spending.