With China trying to boost its animation biz and wean youngsters off wildly popular foreign toons including "Astro Boy" and "SpongeBob SquarePants," Nickelodeon will launch ChinaToon, a one-hour…
Sony Pictures Imageworks continues to retool its management team. In the latest move, visual effects supervisor Rob Bredow is set to be bumped up to chief technical officer July 1, replacing George…
European exhibitors are lobbying Hollywood to share data on illegally copied movies. Industry body the Intl. Union of Cinemas (Unic) will send a letter to the Motion Picture Assn. of America in the…
MySpace is hitting the delete button on 30% of its staffers, laying off 420 employees to cut costs.
While Apple and Palm have been making the most noise lately in the smart phone arena, the makers of the Blackberry aren't planning to cede the market anytime soon. Research in Motion today unveiled…
Admit it… that voice on your GPS gets old. The condescending way it says "recalculating" after you miss a turn? The harsh tone that seems to occasionally seep in when it tells you to "Turn right"…
Imax has pacted to show up to three Chinese-language features on screens in China and elsewhere in Asia, the first-ever deal for the giantscreen exhib to show foreign-language pictures.
Ashton Kutcher and Jason Goldberg's Katalyst shingle is looking to bridge the gap between digital and TV.
A Russian court has dropped the case against adult cartoon channel 2X2 for screening the series "South Park," which religious groups allege stirs up national hatred.
Warner Bros. is ramping up its internal marketing ranks as it prepares to release more videogames.
Prometheus Entertainment ("The Girls Next Door") has partnered with Axelist.com to turn the website into a TV property.