Worldvision Home Video has acquired its first theatrical feature for homevid release: "Lovers," from Aries Films.
Gotham-based Sterling Entertainment Group has acquired VidAmerica's library of special-interest programs and B pix. Sterling exec VP Gary Needle was previously VidAmerica's exec VP.
In a move Wall Street dubbed "unexpected," Blockbuster Entertainment prez Joseph R. Baczko resigned yesterday, just as the video retail giant announced it had initiated a corporatewide reorganization.
Image Entertainment has obtained exclusive domestic distribution rights to the Voyager Company's Criterion Collection of films on high-end laserdiscs. Image also picked up non-exclusive worldwide…
Beverly Hills-based homevid supplier Academy Entertainment has hired two new sales exex and promoted two others as part of a restructuring--which will include a new telemarketing department --geared…
Columbia TriStar Home Video announced release plans yesterday for "A League of Their Own," which is expected to be the lead title of a record-setting quarter for the Sony division. The $ 107 million…
A composer who says he wrote incidental music for Rocky and Bullwinkle cartoons is seeking more than $ 3.1 million in royalties he says he is owed from the sale of six video collections issued last…
Tropicana will sponsor the homevid release of Hemdale Home Video's "Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland," scheduled for Feb. 24 at $ 24.95.
Full Moon Entertainment has acquired Focine's 120-title film library. Focine is the Colombian government's production company, under the Ministry of Communications.
Michael Hamill has joined Pacific Arts Video as chief financial officer, reporting to George Steele, president and chief operating officer.
"Smithsonian's Great Battles of the Civil War" will be released in seven volumes by MasterVision. First three volumes street on Jan. 15 and last four on March 15, each priced at $ 29.95 suggested…