The European Union will plough public coin into the launch of European online distribution services and the digitization of films.
Fortissimo Films' recently created TV sales division has inked with Spain's Notro Films for the Barcelona-based distribution house to take TV, DVD and some theatrical rights on a package of nearly 50…
Steven Paul's Crystal Sky has teamed with Sony's Screen Gems on pic adaptation of the vidgame "Tekken," with plans to put the film into production in late fall with a budget of $50 million. Project…
Spanish-language media company Univision has created a homevid division and struck a marketing/distribution deal with Studio Latino, the Latino unit of indie DVD distrib Ventura Entertainment.
Sony Corp unveiled three flavors of its new PlayStation 3 video game machine Monday in what is likely a new round of console wars with rivals Microsoft Corp. and Nintendo Co. The new machine, set for…
Talks in Japan aimed at finding common ground between rival camps supporting two proposed incompatible formats for high-def DVDs broke down Monday with little hope for a resolution.
Workers at U.K. satcaster giant BSkyB are bracing for job cuts as part of CEO James Murdoch's efficiency drive. The chief exec is understood to have hired number-crunchers the Boston Consulting Group…
With a growing pay TV market in Latin America, Sony is the latest feevee programmer to launch another network in the region. Animation feevee Animax will bow in July, Sony Pictures TV Intl. senior…
GSN and feature producer John Jacobs ("Anger Management") are heading to the "Arctic Station." Producer has set up the animated pilot presentation at the cabler, with Sony Pictures TV to produce.
In a move that could easily spell the end of union actors in the booming vidgame biz, SAG/AFTRA and representatives of the vidgame industry broke off talks on the last day of a contract extension…
The Museum of Modern Art's film screening lineup for the rest of 2005 will include the New York premiere of Gus Van Sant's "Last Days" and the North American premiere of Hayao Miyazaki's "Howl's…
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