Unilever has inked a six-figure deal with interactive entertainment company MultiBrain to produce a 30-minute live Webcast called "Salon Selectives See It. Do It. Celebrity Challenge," which will air…
EUE/Screen Gems subsid First Look Films has pacted with Electronic Global Broadcasting System to deliver original Webisodes.
First Look Pictures, the homevideo/DVD division of Overseas Filmgroup, has acquired U.S. TV, homevid and DVD distrib rights of the Richard Sears-helmed comedy "Bongwater," based on the novel by…
Having apparently developed a taste for controversial Internet sites, German media giant Bertelsmann is in talks with RecordTV.com, an online video-recording site, which is the subject of a lawsuit…
Japan marked what may be a sea change in its TV broadcasting business Friday with the launch of new digital satellite channels. With high budgets for developing channels and limited viewership, the…
Jason Netter, previously senior VP of biz development at Netter Digital, has ankled to found animation and visual effects producer KickStart Prods.
Online independent film distributor CinemaNow.com has inked a seven-figure deal with Microsoft and series A investors Blockbuster and Kipco. Investment is the first Microsoft has made in the Netco.
With the kickoff of the 2001 Oscar season, Variety.com has again launched its comprehensive guide to the film industry's main awards. "Academy Central: Oscar 2001" is a Web site devoted to the…
Real Networks has pacted with Spun.com to provide information for its Real Broadcast Network.
Online movie ticket siteFandango has extended its agreement with Cinemark Theaters to offer ticket printing at home to a test market in Plano, Texas.
Thomas Frank, chief operating officer of streaming media provider Real Networks, is leaving the company for personal reasons.