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.
The future of video on CD now looks assured. An announcement in London at Philips N.V.'s CD-I Conference that Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. and Sony Corp. will support a system pioneered by the…
The American Film Marketing Assn. and legitimate vid distributors in Argentina are mobilizing to turn Latin American video bandits into a pirate sandwich.
Monday's story about GoodTimes Home Video should have said "The Marky Mark Workout Video" stars Marky Mark, and Fabio stars in the upcoming vid "Fabio About Romance."
As the latest example of Hollywood increasingly turning to younger auds and their parents, Republic Pictures Home Video sealed an eight-year licensing agreement with Children's Television Workshop to…
A standard for putting video on compact discs is coming, albeit slowly. Last week, Philips N.V., maker of the CD-I player, and Victor Co. of Japan joined with C-Cube Microsystems, a computer chip…
The nation's largest independent video sell-through company, GoodTimes Home Video, has become a subsidiary of the newly expanded GoodTimes Entertainment Co. The parent now has six other divisions for…
Trailing sluggish box office results after its late March opening, the Robert De Niro-Ellen Barkin pic "This Boy's Life," which also starred Leonardo di Caprio, is coming to video Sept. 1, Warner…