Even with "Beauty and the Beast" knocked from the No. 1 spot, Disney's marketing roar could still be heard throughout the video sell-through biz.
The U.S. Anti-Piracy Office of the Motion Picture Assn. of America reported a 1992 increase of 75% in the number of criminal charges filed against suspected video and cable pirates in 1992.
Martin Weinstein is leaving his post as Turner Home Entertainment senior vice president of domestic homevideo, THE exec VP Steve Chamberlain confirmed earlier this week.
Blockbuster Entertainment Corp. yesterday tapped James L. Hilmer as its senior VP and chief marketing officer, continuing its recent corporate reorganization.
ITC Home Video has entered into an exclusive marketing/distribution pact with FoxVideo covering all ITC Entertainment Group productions and acquisitions. Under the agreement, product will be released…
Lois Sloane has been named executive VP of worldwide licensing and merchandising for Turner Home Entertainment, continuing to be responsible for the creation and implementation of licensing programs…
With this issue, Daily Variety, Variety and VideoScan debut their newsell-through video report today, designed to take the pulse of the U.S. biz with far more accuracy than any method previously used.
1. The Little Mermaid ('78) 2. Last of the Mohicans ('77)
Today Daily Variety unveils a new video sell-through chart featuring data from VideoScan, the only point-of-sale video tracking system. Chart will run every Monday. See page 6.
Twentieth Century Fox and James Cameron's Lightstorm Entertainment will release a special edition of "The Abyss" in Los Angeles and New York on Feb. 26.
Prism Entertainment has launched an international division and hired Liz Mackiewicz to run it, with the goal of tapping into foreign homevideo revenues.