Intending to move its high-end digital sound out of movie theaters and into home theaters, Digital Theater Systems (DTS) has granted laserdisc leader Image Entertainment exclusive rights to…
Sony Corp. and a group of five other companies announced Thursday the specifications for a rewritable optical disc, which is designed to offer greater compatibility and memory than a rewritable…
Digital videodiscs (DVD), heir apparent to the immense homevideo industry, moved a giant step closer to marketplace viability Thursday when Disney lent the technology an all-important seal of…
Backstreet Boys, Oingo Boingo and Casper? EMI/Capitol Entertainment Properties and Saban Records have teamed to create what is being billed as the industry's first soundtrack created for a…
Here come the "Men in Black." The year's top-grossing film will bow on homevideo Nov. 25, just in time for the vid to ring retailer's registers during the all-important holiday selling season.
Battered by the continuing economic crisis in France, the arrival of new digital television offerings and consumer uncertainty over upcoming new technologies, France's video industry saw sell-through…
Spanish prodco Dolores Pictures has launched an international sales op, based out of Los Angeles and Madrid.
KCBS news anchor Ann Martin will be working overtime next month when she fills in for Deborah Norville as host of King World Prods.' syndie newsmagazine strip "Inside Edition."
Cinepix Film Properties (CFP) has inked a deal with Columbia TriStar Home Video Canada to distribute its video titles in Canada. Before the new arrangement, Montreal-based CFP was handling its own…
Japan has a new No. 1 movie at the domestic box office. The animated feature "Mononoke Hime" (The Phantom Princess) has passed "Nankyoku Monogatari" (Antarctica) to become the all-time leader among…
Chinese authorities shut down 42 illegal video production lines in the southern province of Guangdong and seized 2.5 million pirated audio and video products, a newspaper said Monday.