German video king turned licensing company VCL Film + Medien has acquired Scandi film outfit Scanbox Media for 22 million kroners ($2.7 million), paid mostly in shares.
The "X-Men" are being called in to lead Fox's fourth quarter holiday charge.
DreamWorks is hoping to slay all comers in the DVD arena with its elaborate double-disc special edition of "Gladiator" on Nov. 21. Package will include more than four hours of extra material -- among…
Digital video recording service TiVo has partnered with cabler Starz Encore Group to jointly develop subscription video on demand and pay-per-view services.
Gearing up its film acquisitions strategy to include production financing in support of its growing number of video exclusives and the launch this year of a video-on-demand service, Blockbuster has…
Ron Berger, CEO of video revenue-sharing pioneer Rentrak, has resigned that post amid a proxy fight over control of the company's board. Berger, who founded Rentrak in 1977 and conceptualized its…
Sony will open the doors to its new Sony DVD Center Europe facility in Austria on Monday, ramping up its DVD production efforts in Europe.
Time Warner Entertainment Japan this fall will cut the suggested retail price for all of its DVDs on the Japanese market to 25,000 yen ($23.50). The price cut will likely be followed by other DVD…
BSkyB will start selling Europe's first personal TV recorders in the U.K. next year, which will combine a digital satellite decoder with a hard disk for recording.
Artisan Entertainment aims to close on a $150 million securities deal involving its homevid library by mid-October, then launch its long-discussed initial public offering just after the…