The Society for Animation Studies will hold its 14th annual conference Sept. 26-29 at the Brand Library and Art Center in Glendale.
Madster.com, formerly known as Aimster, Wednesday became the latest online file-swapping network to fall prey to the legal onslaught of the record business.
Microsoft chairman Bill Gates unveiled the company's latest version of its online streaming software, along with content and technology deals with about 60 companies, in a flashy Wednesday evening…
Digital-music subscription service Pressplay will offer subscribers access to exclusive new online tracks to stream or download from forthcoming albums well in advance of their release on CD, the…
Picture Windows - Scott Hettrick
One day short of his 81st birthday, on his 28th consecutive visit to the American Film Festival here, MPAA chairman Jack Valenti is cautiously enthusiastic about the imminent launch of the Movielink…
German media giant Bertelsmann is sweeping away the last vestiges of former topper Thomas Middelhoff's efforts at the company as it gears up to sell its online businesses and focus on profitable core…
Vivendi Universal Friday confirmed the sale of its 50% stake in money-guzzling Internet portal Vizzavi and its consumer press biz, including top news weekly L'Express, in deals worth $440 million…
The studios have clear mandates for their tentpole pics: The films must lend themselves to sequels, fast-food tie-ins, endless merchandising possibilities -- and controllable budgets. So why are so…
When Disney made a movie specifically for the homevideo market, some vid retailers overseas were wary, believing that meant it wasn't good enough to be released in cinemas.
Sony and Microsoft further chopped European prices on their vidgame consoles this week, slashing the suggested retail prices for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox to E249 $243.