It's the dawn of the digital age and videotapes have begun to give way to new CD-size plastic discs known as digital virtual discs, or DVDs. But if your film's budget is not quite at the blockbuster…
Czech and Slovak film distributor Gemini Film may be about to lose its license to handle Warner Bros. product. Sources tell Variety that Warners' homevideo partner, headed by managing director…
Universal Home Video continued the DVD drumbeating that is dominating the Video Software Dealers Assn. convention in Las Vegas Thursday by announcing it too will begin distributing film titles in the…
Buena Vista Home Video is adding ABC Video to its fold and launching an all-new ESPN-branded video line.
Mainstream audiences have yet to decide whether it's good or bad, but starting in the fall DVD will be at least nationwide.
After a year of intense lobbying, including a protest march led by Jackie Chan, the legislature has passed a new copyright law that provides for tougher criminal penalties against parallel importers…
Universal Television has discovered the child within its syndie hit "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys."
MGM execs have moved to quell rumors that the latest installment of the James Bond franchise, "Tomorrow Never Dies," won't be ready for its December release.
Hindi movie channel Max broke new ground Jan. 25 by screening a film with only one long ad break -- emulating the practice in Indian theaters where a midpoint intermission is the norm.
The widow of Fred Astaire vowed to appeal a court ruling that allows a video company to use clips of the legendary dancer in a series of instructional dance videos.
A Costa Rican court handed down a prison sentence for the first time in a video piracy case. Previous cases have not required jail time.