Summit's homevid arm has added two marketing execs to its ranks: T.J. Moffett as senior VP of home entertainment marketing and Jennifer Dunlap as VP of home entertainment marketing creative services.
Toshiba has announced that its losses from dropping the HD DVD biz will hit 110 billion yen ($1.1 billion) for the 2007 fiscal year, more than double its earlier projected loss.
Pan-Asian hit TV drama "Winter Sonata" (2002), from South Korea, will be remade in animated form, with star Bae Yong-joon dubbing the voice of the character that made him famous.
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Toho has filed suit against DVD distrib Cosmo Coordinate in Tokyo District Court, seeking ¥120 million ($1.2 million) in damages from Cosmo, which has been making and selling cut-price DVDs of Akira…
Nasdaq-listed Chinese online gamer Shanda Interactive has appointed Alan Leung as CEO of its Shanghai Holdfast Online Information Technology unit.
Endemol U.K. has taken a 40% stake in local digital production company Pure Grass Films for around $2 million.
Music and pic rental majors Tsutaya and Geo will start stocking Blu-ray discs in their stores in Japan.
New digital distribution platforms offer golden opportunities for content delivery in Asia, but content providers and channels must change how they do business, say leading biz figures.
Alex Schwartz has been named head of development at DreamWorks Animation, filling the position vacated by Kristine Belson.
The U.K. ban on the "unremittingly bleak, callous and sadistic" vidgame "Manhunt 2" has been lifted.
Gerard Butler, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill, Jay Baruchel and Christopher Mintz-Plasse will voice "How to Train Your Dragon" for DreamWorks Animation.