MGM/UA Home Video said its unrated versions of "Body of Evidence" and "The Lover" were responsible for 70% of its vidcassette orders. MGM/UA has shipped 255,000 copies of the Madonna film and 51,000…
Strategies to keep laserdisc competitive against CD-I and CD-ROM are a topic of concern for video retailers and disc providers, who want the studios continue to support the format with special…
Announcing that "Aladdin" has passed the $ 200 million mark in box office grosses, Bill Mechanic, president of international theatrical and worldwide video for Buena Vista Home Video, unveiled the…
Retailers can be at the forefront of emerging technologies and not among the victims, according to Byron Wagner, chairman of Genius Inc., a technology development and marketing company.
The addition of a studio executive to an interactive games company is becoming a genuine trend in Hollywood.
The mood at the 12th Video Software Dealers Assn. confab, on through Thursday at the Las Vegas Convention Center, is decidedly upbeat.
Paramount Home Video will exclusively distribute titles produced by Torchlight, the new Full Moon Entertainment label created to produce R-rated erotic fantasy films.
Paramount Home Video has elevated a trio of staffers to the vice president level. Sandra Forney has been promoted to VP, creative services; Lynn Johnson to veepee, advertising; and Diane Quon to vice…
Former Orion Home Video senior VP Gene Silverman has been appointed president/CEO of New York-based Polygram Video.
Sony Wonder has inked its first video deal to launch 10 homevid and two audio titles from children's cable network Nickelodeon, according to Ted Green, Sony Music Group VP.
Ten Japanese and European manufacturers of videocassette recorders said they plan to develop a common set of specifications for next-generation, high-definition digital VCRs.