Sonicblue, the maker of the controversial ReplayTV 4000 digital video recorder, has won a patent for its technology that enables consumers to record television programming onto computer hard drives.
Director Spike Jonze, who headed Propaganda Films' commercial production division Satellite Films, has inked a deal for commercial and musicvid representation with production company MJZ.
DVD popularity and revenue growth overseas will continue to fall farther behind the U.S. until every studio starts pricing DVD movies for sale on the same day that VHS movies are released at a rental…
More than four years after forming a successful independent video production partnership, York/Maverick Entertainment is splitting up.
"Welcome to Jurassic Park, the disposable phone." In one of the most unusual cross-promotions for a video, beginning Dec. 11, Universal Studios Home Video is partnering with a cell-phone company in…
For the second year in a row, Universal's "The Grinch" plucked more cash from the pockets of consumers during the Thanksgiving weekend than any other movie.
On the heels of an $80 million opening weekend for the video version of one of last summer's biggest releases, pioneering filmmaker Tim Burton will be inducted into the Video Business Video Hall of…
Disney's "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" has seized the crown as the top-selling video and DVD animated title of all time overseas, notching 8 million units.
The DVD format, like nature, abhors a vacuum, so DreamWorks has stuffed its lavish two-disc package for its animated blockbuster, "Shrek," to the brim with any additional angle, aspect or do-dad…
Lorne Michael's Broadway Video Entertainment is expanding into domestic and international distribution.