Rentrak Corp., developer of the pay-per-transmission system of videocassette distribution, has established a chain store division aimed at such non-traditional video retailers as supermarkets…
Adding a touch of art-house class to its rental release slate, Buena Vista Home Video has acquired the homevideo distribution rights to "Mediterraneo, ""Zentropa,""Strictly Ballroom,""Into the West"…
Hemdale Home Video has laid off 10 staffers in marketing, accounting and distribution. Two new positions were created in regional sales.
A month after taking over Video Jukebox Network Inc., key investor J. Patrick Michaels Jr. is starting preliminary discussions with several major potential strategic partners and/or equity partners.
South Gate Entertainment has forged three deals, setting the stage for strategic changes at the independent production and homevideo company. Two of the alliances are distribution deals, with…
Vidmark will release four video versions of Ken Russell's “Whore.” Though the pic, which stars Theresa Russell, has earned less than $1 million at the box office, the company is aiming to sell up to…
Live Home Video has extended its distribution arrangement with MCA Canada. Agreement is for three years, the same as the previous pact, and expires Aug. 31,1994. MCA Canada will exclusively…
Buena Vista Home Video announced last week it has run out of “Fantasia” videocassettes and has suspended accepting orders indefinitely. Marketing veep Ann Daly said, “We had anticipated 8 million…
Sony Music Video Enterprises announced the formation of a children's audio label, Sony Kids' Music, and an affiliated children's video label, SMV Children's Library. Both will be run by Linda…
Hemdale Film Corp. is bucking the trend of indies forging output deals with the major by launching its own homevideo division. Plans are for a 20-person staff to be in place by the fall, including…
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