"Leaving Metropolis," from playwright and director Brad Fraser, has been selected to open the 13th Inside Out Toronto Lesbian and Gay Film and Video Festival, which kicks off Thursday.
Australia's domestic film and TV biz fared poorly in the annual federal budget handed down Tuesday, despite an overall $A2.2 billion ($1.4 billion) surplus fuelled by booming business taxes.
Even as movie-based vidgames dominate sales charts, the head of the game industry trade group warned that the sector should rely less on licensed properties to fuel its long-term growth.
Sony will enter the handheld vidgame business long dominated by rival Nintendo with "the Walkman of the 21st century," a device it says will play not only games but also movies, music and other…
America Online has promoted Kevin Conroy to exec VP and operating chief of its recently created AOL for Broadband division, putting him on the front line of AOL's battle to control more of the…
As it readies for another round of syndication sales, "Seinfeld" finally is being prepped for DVD.
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The world's biggest record company has found a new target for its legal fury over the piracy on peer-to-peer file-sharing networks: the parent company of a fellow major.
The vidgame business sold more product for less in the first quarter of 2003, according to the NPD Group, with last fall's price cuts on consoles the biggest reason for the revenue drop.
Kicking off a broadcast upfront week in which advertisers are doing their usual griping about rising prices and declining network viewership, Clear Channel Communications made a savvy "outfront"…
Seeking an inside guide to vidgame properties that can be developed into movies, Warner Bros. has tapped cable channel G4 to be its talent scout.