James Ackerman has been tapped CEO of interactive TV firm OpenTV. He succeeds Jan Steenkamp, who has ankled the post to become non-executive chairman of the Mountain View-based company looking to…
Hollywood studios on Tuesday picked up a major copyright victory by shutting down an Internet video streaming site run out of Agoura Hills.
A hammered technology market hasn't dampened the Cannes Film Festival's high-tech pavilion from attracting exhibitors.
In a deal worth high-six against low-seven figures, Terry Hayes ("Road Warrior") will rewrite the Imagine/Disney project "Flight Plan."
Warner Music U.K. is partnering with On Demand Distribution (OD2), the online music distrib co-founded by musician Peter Gabriel.
Odeon Film chief finance officer Andreas Pres has left following restructuring in the German film and TV outfit, including closure of its Internet biz.
Japan's largest Internet service provider (ISP) Nifty, a subsidiary of computer and technology giant Fujitsu, will join forces with film distributor Nippon Herald to broadcast films over the…
Internet advertising has become a bigger biz than cinema advertising in the U.K.
Crown Media Holdings will shell out about $820 million to buy 700 titles from the Hallmark Entertainment miniseries and telepic library, which includes high-rated minis such as "Gulliver's Travels,"…
Ridley Scott's Oscar-winning "Gladiator" will get its U.K. TV premiere April 23 through the pay-per-view operators Front Row and U Direct.