Vivendi Universal Games has tapped Paul Volkman chief information officer. He was formerly director of information technology.
Avid Technology vet Thomas Ohanian has been named veep of product development at digital security provider DMOD. Formerly chief editor and corporate fellow at Avid, Ohanian will now discover new
Universal Studios Home Video veepee of publicity Maria LaMagra is leaving the company after 11 years.
The continued downturn of the advertising industry has forced f/x powerhouse Industrial Light & Magic to shutter its separate commercials division.
Al Cubillas has been tapped director of digital production at animation company Vinton Studios.
Canadian animation house Cinegroupe and "The Simpsons" animation company Film Roman are pacting to create programming together.
LucasArts is releasing a squadron of vidgames based partly on the newest "Star Wars" installment, feeding detail-hungry franchise fans more info about the movie in the weeks before its May release.
TDK Mediactive has launched another vidgame title, "Shrek Swamp Kart Speedway," based on the hit DreamWorks' animated film.
After twin February flops, the Lion is trying to sidestep another possible thorn in the paw from helmer Chen Kaige's English-language debut.
Apparently 10 hours of extra material isn't enough for even casual fans of movies that may not be blockbusters or cult favorites.
New Line Home Video will release an extended cut of "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" on video just five weeks before sequel "The Two Towers" premieres in theaters Dec. 18.