A federal arbitration panel on Wednesday made history by setting a proposed royalty rate for songs broadcast on the Internet, setting up a new revenue stream for labels and artists that is sure to…
MGM Home Entertainment has inked two deals with online video-on-demand players, signaling that the studio considers the Internet is a strong distribution platform for its pics.
"Moulin Rouge," the lone best picture Oscar nominee available on homevideo, rose 160% in DVD sales from the week prior to the nominations, sparking retailers to increase re-orders of the title by…
Hollywood has urged the Bush administration to redouble its efforts to stop piracy in foreign markets, even if that means withdrawing trade benefits or imposing economic sanctions.
The Indian government is simplifying its policy for media content imports. From April, films on videotape, compact disc, laserdisc and digital video disc will be allowed into the country without most…
RealNetworks has inked a deal that will put paying subscribers of its RealOne service in the driver's seat during NASCAR races.
A team of project developers from Nickelodeon and vidgame-maker THQ has harvested its first fruits, tapping two proposals to become vidgames with longer-term plans to make each a television or movie…
Mum's the word as far as SAG's elections committee is concerned. Panel decided Wednesday to bar newspaper stories about the bitter rerun election from the guild's Web site. SAG had no comment about…
F/x facility Company 3 has tapped Alex Brodie as Henry artist/visual f/x supervisor, while Christine Carr has joined the company as an f/x producer. Both come from now-shuttered post production shop…
Broadcast design shop mOcean has tapped Kevin Aratari managing director and said it will expand its Venice-based headquarters.
The Visual Effects Society has upped Jennifer Fink to office manager and Jason Zimmerman to creative director, while Kate Neumann has been tapped director of operations.