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.
Spanish prodco Dolores Pictures has launched an international sales op, based out of Los Angeles and Madrid.
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…
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…
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.
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…
The much-heralded advance of the digital videodisc (DVD) into the homes and minds of the world's electronics consumers may have hit a speed bump; and it's a bump that looks familiar to consumers and…
Toshiba Corp. last week said it will have digital videodisc read-only memory (DVD-ROM) drives on the market by September of this year and rewritable DVD random access memory (DVD-RAM) models out by…