With everyone in the TV biz thinking dot-com, ABC is the newest net to put a senior exec in charge of its digital activities. Albert Cheng has been tapped exec VP of digital media for Disney-ABC…
Warner Bros. Pictures and large-format exhibitor Imax are teaming up again, this time to the tune of singing Emperor penguins. Studio will release animated pic "Happy Feet" in Imax 3-D domestically…
After 3½ years, $8.4 million and the creation of a technical spec the six big studios hope will drive future growth of the film biz, digital cinema Initiatives is now little more than a name.
China has deported an American sentenced to 30 months in a Shanghai jail for selling hundreds of thousands of pirated DVDs on the Internet. Randolph Hobson Guthrie, 38, was flown Friday to L.A.…
Sony Corp. chairman Howard Stringer warned against collapsing video windows and extolled Blu-Ray, as he promised investors and the press Friday that the beleaguered Japanese giant will rise again.
Could the high-definition DVD format wars be over before they even begin? In a stunning announcement, Paramount Home Entertainment has decided to support Sony's Blu-ray disc format for the next…
China Telecom and regional media conglom Shanghai Media Group are on the verge of launching their first joint trial of Internet protocol television.
A third of the world's TV homes, almost 400 million households, will be connected to a digital signal by 2010. But this is not enough for many governments to meet their targets for analog switch-off.
Reality fare like "Big Brother" and "Pop Idol" have proved that if there's one thing that appeals to today's media savvy audiences, it's the chance to influence a show's outcome.
Remember the Great Windows War? Well, it didn't last long. The conflict, which pitted studios and theaters against each other over the question of how long studios should wait after theatrical…
Another sneaker industry veteran is coming atop toon house Laika Entertainment. Longtime Nike exec Dale Wahl has been named CEO of the company by owner and chairman Phil Knight, co-founder of Nike.