Despite having only "Miss Congeniality" among the top 20 rental titles of the year, Warner Home Video has jumped to first place from third in video rental market share for the first half of the year.
Digital rights management firm Lockstream has bowed new software, VideoLock, to tag digital video content with unique user information to thwart illegal distribution of the video both on- and offline.
Kidvid outfit Entertainment Rights has set up a homevideo division, Right Entertainment.
Despite industry fears that the Internet and video-on-demand would destroy the homevid market, Italy's vid category showed little sign of erosion in 2000, thanks to DVD and the resilience of the VHS…
Intertainer has upped Bonnie Johnson to executive veep, media products and services.
Kidvid outfit Entertainment Rights has set up a new home entertainment division, Right Entertainment.
FX will present a featurette on the making of the DVD version of "Die Hard" when it runs a special edition of the movie Wednesday. Both already ran Sunday.
"Citizen Kane," the movie often called and voted the best film of all time, will be introduced on DVD for the first time in a 60th anniversary collector's edition on Sept. 25.
Broadway musicals like "Jekyll and Hyde: The Musical" will be coming to retailers like Kmart and Wal-Mart through a new five-year home video deal between Broadway Television Network and GoodTimes…
"Cast Away" is drowning the homevid competition. The 20th Century Fox release generated an estimated $57 million in consumer spending on the video version last week, including a record $5.6 million…