Scribe Jared Stern has inked a two-year overall deal with Walt Disney Feature Animation. Under the exclusive pact, Stern will pen original projects for the division and be assigned to existing…
More than 3 million archive photos from Italo State Film entity Istituto Luce are being digitized and made available online for consultation by historians and filmmakers, Luce topper Andrea Piersanti…
Hackers forced Russia's first international English-language 24-hour satellite channel, Russia Today, off the air Monday two days after its launch. Station was unable to say when broadcast would…
There's another prominent biz-world figure who doesn't like the direction of Time Warner: Steve Case. In a long op-ed in Sunday's Washington Post, the usually tight-lipped former AOL prexy criticized…
Seven Network has pacted with Yahoo! on Yahoo! Australia and New Zealand -- a 50-50 joint venture to combine online, mobile and Internet protocol TV businesses Down Under.
"Genius, who?" That was the collective shrug of many who'd been expecting the nascent Weinstein Co. to route its homevideo releases through a major studio.
So far, the public argument for shortening video windows has been made by execs like Walt Disney's Bob Iger, who are afraid of invoking the wrath of theaters.
A decade ago, digital cable was touted as the brave new world for experimentation and niche ideas.
To execs at rival networks, the idea of 20 million viewers for ABC's "Lost" seems like Nirvana. So imagine their excitement at the thought of 34 million fans for a TV show based on an Internet phenom.
"Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" is released on Friday. By Saturday, the movie is available for downloading off the Internet and bootleg DVDs are for sale in New York. One hot spot for the…
Things are really starting to get hairy for "Kong" fans as the film's Dec. 14 assault on the box office looms.