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.
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.
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.
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 of America has withdrawn a copryright complaint filed against Malta, claiming the island nation has made great strides in bringing its video piracy laws up to…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.