The Producers Guild of America will present YouTube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen with the 2008 Vanguard Award.
The Motion Picture Academy's visual effects branch made an unprecedented statement in support of visual effects in animated films as it narrowed the contenders for the vfx Oscar to 15 films that will…
While fan-generated movie sites in the U.S. such as Ain't It Cool News and Dark Horizons have hit the radar of mainstream media and become a haven for award season addicts, in Europe the Web is still…
Homevid arms plan to do everything they can to jumpstart their various formats next year. Given the size of the biz — just under $24 billion domestic annually — and studios' reliance on this coin to…
France's largest private TV broadcaster TF1 is set to seek damages totaling e150 million ($217 million) against video file-sharing sites Dailymotion and the localized YouTube for copyright…
After years of being French cinema's poor relation, toons have taken in Gaul. In a year in which "Persepolis" is repping France at the Oscars, at least a dozen feature-length animated films are in…
It's shaping up to be a huge holiday season for the vidgame biz, as boffo sales in November for Activision's "Call of Duty 4" and "Guitar Hero 3," Nintendo's "Super Mario Galaxy" and Wii console and…
New Zealand has created its own version of Blighty's Freeview digital terrestrial TV platform -- a partnership of pubcaster TVNZ, MediaWorks (which owns, with commercial webs TV3 and C4, a group of…
Japan's five commercial networks and pubcaster NHK have inked a preliminary deal with Tobu Railway to use its New Tokyo Tower for beaming radio and TV signals when digital broadcasting begins in July.
The recently revived Hammer Films will produce its first feature in three decades and distribute it via social networking site MySpace's Web TV arm.
France's tax break for video game production meets European Union rules on state subsidies, the European Commission announced Wednesday.