Mark Gilula has been named VP, sales and marketing, at Capital Cities/ABC Video Publishing, the company's newly formed wing designed to market and distribute homevideo.
USA Networks' Sci-Fi Channel is launching a homevideo line with a two-video collection of episodes of the classic BBC series "Dr. Who" to be sold via mail and phone orders only.
As expected, Live Entertainment Inc. filed a prepackaged plan of reorganization yesterday. The move was made, according to the firm, to complete the restructuring of its 14.5% senior subordinated…
Burgeoning homevideo giant Blockbuster Entertainment Corp.--which recently expanded into the music retailing business and has agreed to buy a 35% stake in Republic Pictures--yesterday reported record…
In a move signaling that Columbia TriStar Home Video is making a full-scale move into the non-theatrical video world, the company announced that it will distribute the National Geographic Society's…
Live Entertainment Inc. will go into bankruptcy court this week with a pre-packaged plan toemerge with a far healthier balance sheet.
The Motion Picture Export Assn. of America has withdrawn a copryright complaint filed against Malta, claiming the island nation has made great strides in bringing its video piracy laws up to…
Gotham-based distributor Milestone Films has acquired two short fiction films made by Alfred Hitchcock in 1944 that were banned and have remained unseen for nearly 50 years.
MGM's "The Lover," MCA/Alliance's "Raise the Red Lantern" and MCA/Universal's "Sneakers" were among titles seized by Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers during an authorized raid of a Toronto…
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.