AME Inc., the bankrupt video post house, has a new owner. In a lengthy auction process, the company was pulled from bankrupcty by a whopping $ 17 million bid from Westar Capital in Costa Mesa.
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…
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…
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…
Buena Vista Home Video Intl. announced Tuesday that it has promoted Christian d'Amecourt, Karl-Heinz Jorde and Luis Javier Martinez to veepee posts. Announcements were made by BVHV president Michael…
Columbia/Tri-Star Home Video will launch a new label, Vintage Home Video, which will distribute restored classics for the sell-through market, according to sources. Vintage, set to bow in October…
Responding to the tremendous growth in the children's homevideo market, Universal Cartoon Studios has changed its focus from supplying animated programs for television to producing made-for-video…
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.
Paramount Home Video will exclusively distribute titles produced by Torchlight, the new Full Moon Entertainment label created to produce R-rated erotic fantasy films.
The mood at the 12th Video Software Dealers Assn. confab, on through Thursday at the Las Vegas Convention Center, is decidedly upbeat.