The plot in the dispute between Canal Plus and News Corp. subsid NDS over the latter's alleged complicity in pay TV piracy has taken another twist.
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Artisan Entertainment has inked a deal with Yahoo! to use the Internet portal giant's Web sites to promote its spring college comedy "National Lampoon's Van Wilder." Deal is expected to eventually…
Miramax Films has inked a multiyear pact with online film portal iFilm to promote its pics. The deal, worth several million dollars, comes at a time when Hollywood's major studios are teaming up with…
The rise and fall of Enron is a spectacle to rival any Hollywood disaster movie and the town is taking notice. The last few weeks have seen scores of book deals on the corporate debacle, and a…
News Tuesday that AOL hit the 34 million subscriber mark was too little, and too late for Wall Street, which has grown steadily disillusioned with America Online and its corporate parent, AOL Time…
USA Home Entertainment is being dissolved as a result of Vivendi Universal's $10.3 billion acquisition of USA Networks in December, USA and Universal executives confirmed Tuesday.
Technicolor parent Thomson Multimedia has acquired Still in Motion, a privately held DVD compression and authoring shop.
Vivendi Universal-backed Hypnotic.com has tapped the 25 quarterfinalists in its Chrysler Million Dollar Film Festival and posted each filmmaker's short film online at Chrysler.com, where Netizens can…
As part of its long-term marketing alliance with Sony, Yahoo is creating a co-branded soap opera site on Yahoo! TV to be run by SoapCity.com, a division of Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment.
RealNetworks has inked a long-term deal with Nokia to pre-install its RealOne audio and video player onto Nokia's new series of cell phones.