Universal Pictures subsid Hypnotic has acquired exclusive worldwide distribution rights to four shorts that bowed at this year's Slamdance Film Festival, which the Netco sponsored.
Steve Golin's Los Angeles-based management and production company Anonymous Content has begun production on a series of Internet-based shorts exec produced by David Fincher. John Frankenheimer, Ang…
Vivendi Universal's online gaming subsid Flipside.com said Tuesday it will acquire rival Uproar for $140 million in a deal that should create one of the largest interactive gaming networks on the…
The light is going out in the fridge on Friday. Unable to secure sufficient funding, Netcaster Icebox.com announced that it will shutter by the end of the week.
Rupert Murdoch and General Motors are close to signing a deal that would create the biggest satellite company in the world, valued at more than $70 billion. Deal would merge Murdoch's Sky Global…
A serious news program has become one of the most successful sites on the Web -- thanks to its stripping newscasters. Set up just over a year ago, 30-minute Webcast Naked News attracts 5.5 million…
Film stars Sophia Loren, Claudia Cardinale and Roberto Benigni are among hundreds of artists from across Europe who have written to the European Parliament before a crucial copyright vote.
Irvine-based Interplay Entertainment has been awarded the videogame license to "The Matrix," one of the hottest movie licenses and the crown jewel of Warner Bros. Properties.
BMG and Universal Music Group-backed GetMusic.com has upped creative director Lynn Thomlison to the post of vice president, creative director.
Internet consultancy Razorfish slashed 400 jobs, or 27% of its workforce, on Monday.
The inaugural Animation Business Marketplace will be held March 1-2 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. The confab will include panel discus-sions, a job fair and career improvement forums.