Academy screeners may be alive and well again if a new initiative takes hold. Support is building for a plan under which each of the 6,000 Academy members would be given a Dolby DVD player that would…
Golden Globe nominations will be announced Dec. 13. Information was incorrect in Wednesday’s paper. * * * Stephen J. Cannell Prods. owns “The A-Team,” being distributed on DVD by Universal; Universal…
IDT Entertainment, which owns such companies as Film Roman, Mainframe and Anchor Bay, has created a worldwide-distribution company specializing in animated movies and TV series.
A House lawmaker Wednesday introduced a bill designed to greenlight movie-filtering products that skip over violence and smut.
In a potentially significant victory for the MPAA on the piracy front, 321 Studios, the manufacturer of software capable of copying DVDs and videogames, said Wednesday it will likely file for…
Warner Home Video Germany has inked a distribution deal with Teutonic home entertainment group VCL Communications.
Apple launched its iTunes Music Store in the U.K., Germany and France on Tuesday, marking a potentially major expansion of the international digital music market, but provoking quick reaction from…
The Motion Picture Assn. of America put fileswappers in the crosshairs Tuesday, as topper Jack Valenti ramped up a new anti-piracy ad campaign and the org signaled the possibility of lawsuits. Taking…
Sumner Redstone has tapped former Barry Diller deputy Kenneth Cron to chair his newest investment, Midway Games.
Pay TV network Starz! is going digital as it launches the first online film subscription service with Internet media company RealNetworks.
Wireless entertainment company Mforma has raised $44 million in its first round of venture capital funding.
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