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.
Magicians of an unusual sort have been surfing the Internet seas, trying to see whether "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" has been co-opted by hack-happy pirates.
Microsoft has landed its first deployment deal with a U.S. cable operator -- Charter Communications -- for its Microsoft TV service.
The DVD business is overtaking VHS rental in Japan, but the format isn't growing nearly as fast in that tech-savvy market as it has in Europe and the U.S. And home entertainment honchos have…