MX Tokyo, a station serving the Tokyo metro area, will bow its two channels on cell phones -- a first for a commercial broadcaster in Japan -- beginning June 23.
Helmer George Miller's "Happy Feet" was Down Under's most popular DVD of 2007, followed by pubcaster ABC's laffer series "Summer Heights High" and helmer Clayton Jacobson's homegrown indie comedy…
Three senior lawmakers have asked the federal government's main investigative body to look into charges that media consolidation has reduced opportunities for independent producers and programmers.
Website ShowStash.com is guilty of violating movie copyrights and must pay a total $2.7 million in damages to studios, the Motion Picture of Assn. announced Wednesday.
Sony Pictures Releasing is diving into the alternative theatrical content biz. Studio has created a new unit dubbed the Hot Ticket, which will distribute nonmovie content, including concerts…
In what it claims is a world first, the British Board of Film Classification has launched an online certification system for films, TV shows and game downloads.
The William Morris Agency and Amp'd Mobile founder Peter Adderton have teamed to launch a new-media venture that marries brands and content with emerging distribution platforms.
MySpaceTV has nabbed a 30-day exclusive of cult Brit gameshow "Banzai," after which the webisodes will stream on Hulu, YouTube and Metacafe.
Mark Burnett Prods. has signed a deal with online animation site Liquid Generation to produce series for television.
George Romero's original zombies roam the earth on homevid once again in Dimension's 40th anni DVD release of "Night of the Living Dead." Dimension is pairing "Night" with the director's fifth and…