The Video Software Dealers Assn. has launched "Project: Rental Return," a state legislative drive to update theft statutes to cover unreturned video rentals.
The Video Software Dealers Assn. has announced that it will allow non-VSDA members to attend the VSDA's 12th annual convention to be held July 11-14 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
California distrib Arista Films has inked a deal with Signature One for six 35mm romance pix that will likely go straight to homevid, according to Arista's exec veepee Gene George.
In a surprise move, Blockbuster Entertainment Corp. has taken a major stake in Republic Pictures Corp., giving the TV and film production company preferential access to video store shelves and a…
James F. Cardwell and Edward J. Byrnes have been promoted to executive veepees at Warner Home Video in domestic and international, respectively, as part of the restructuring of the company.
Goldman Sachs yesterday lowered its investment rating on LIN Broadcasting to "moderate outperformer" from "buy," based on price.
Walt Disney has announced plans for its second video rollout of "Pinocchio," the campaign to include ties with Colgate-Palmolive and General Mills, special edition copies, and the title's laserdisc…
Walt Disney Home Video plans a Feb. 16 release for "For Our Children: The Concert," featuring such artists as Paula Abdul, Michael Bolton and Jason Priestley performing children's songs.
Saban Entertainment has pacted with Majestic Entertainment and Triboro Entertainment for the U.S. homevid release of "Dream Date" starring Tempestt Bledsoe, Clifton Davis and Kadeem Hardison…
Record-breaking sales and rentals of $ 1.007 billion during the holidays spurred the homevideo market to a "major comeback" in 1992, according to Bob Alexander of New York-based research firm…
MCA/Universal Home Video has set March 17 for the homevid bow of Tom Selleck's "Mr. Baseball," the story of a former big leaguer who has to adjust after being traded to Japan. The release will…