Famed Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki is back at work on a new feature film, ending a 2-1/2-year filmmaking hiatus after his last movie, "Princess Mononoke," broke the local box office record for a…
In an effort to protect its lucrative "The Muppet Show" and "Sesame Street" brands online, the Jim Henson Co. has made Warner Bros. Online's AcmeCity its official Internet fansite community, a deal…
Film fans in France last week were able to attend a premiere without leaving home, when "Le Fils du Francais" (The Frenchman's Son) became the first French movie to premiere on the Internet, in…
The Bertelsmann cable technology subsidiary Bertelsmann Broadband Group has announced a joint venture with the U.K.'s Video Networks to develop TV access over telephone lines. Pilot projects around…
Chuck Davis has ankled his post as prexy of e-commerce for Disney's Internet arm Go.com to become prexy and CEO of e-tailing rating site BizRate.com.
Already sparring over looming digital TV laws, millennium and Olympic fever has put Australia's mercurial media moguls in a litigious mood.
Kenneth P. Wong, former prexy of Walt Disney Imagineering, has been tapped chairman and CEO of POP.com, the yet-to-launch comedy-themed Internet broadcasting venture formed by Imagine Entertainment…
MXG Media, an Internet site geared to teenage girls and one of USA Networks' Inc. latest investments, will announce today that it has appointed Rob Swartz, a former creative exec at Walt Disney's…
Netcaster AtomFilms is expected to announce today that it has secured $20 million in a second round of financing, with the largest stake coming from Chase Capital Entertainment Partners LLC and Chase…
U.K. cable and satellite programmer Flextech has sealed a comprehensive carriage deal with cable operator NTL covering both analog and digital TV.
Internet tech company CDKnet plans to announce today a licensing agreement with Asia Pioneer Ltd., a Hong Kong group serving the giant Chinese-speaking population worldwide.