Blockbuster and the Federal Trade Commission struck a deal Wednesday to extend the agency's review of the vidtailer's proposed acquisition of rival Hollywood Video until March 21.
Thanks to a vote Wednesday on Capitol Hill, Hollywood is one small step closer to seeing the camcording of a film declared a federal crime. The same vote offset this small victory, however, by…
With the first three seasons of "Seinfeld" becoming the top-selling TV series on DVD since their release last November, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is prepping a May 17 release of the fourth…
Vidgame producers and publishers will for the first time join the three-day Cartoon Movie confab, which kicks off today in Babelsberg outside Berlin. The forum for European animation films is…
Vin Diesel is going to get animated. Diesel's One Race Films production shingle is partnering with Blur Studio to make a CGI feature based on the indie toon house's short "Rockfish."
PorchLight Entertainment is taking to the kid-friendly skies with a national show tour designed to promote the worldwide distrib's long-running "Jay Jay the Jet Plane" series.
German telecommunications giant Deutsche Telekom is diving into digital cinema, with subsid T-Systems about to unveil an end-to-end digital distribution solution and already pitching its system to…
Large-screen theater company Imax has inked a deal with Latin American media and entertainment companies Circuito Alba and Repretel to bring the first Imax systems to Guatemala and Costa Rica.
Nicktoons, Nickelodeon's 24-hour digital home for animation, has acquired Xilam Animation's "Shuriken School." Net has purchased 26 half-hours that will premiere in 2006. Xilam produced the series…
New Sony chairman-CEO Howard Stringer on Tuesday made his first dent against Steve Jobs with the announcement of a line of digital music players that sent Sony shares up and Apple stock down.
Broadway Video Enterprises and GoodTimes Entertainment have jointly acquired domestic and international television, merchandising and licensing rights to "ThunderForce," a popular Taiwanese martial…